Nursing Dissertation Samples
DNP Projects from 2017
Float RNs: Unit Specific Tools to Promote a More Positive Float Experience, Tarra Abdullah-Grayson
Coping with Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia: Educating Caregivers to Lower Stress, Amber Aguilar
An Informatics Solution for Operating Room Efficiency, Richard A. Barrow
Business Intelligence Competencies: Making Healthcare Data Come Alive, Christina Bivona-Tellez
Development of Interprofessional Simulation Scenarios Within the Re-Established Capital Area Simulation Collaborative, Cleona Cash
Simulation Based Post-Partum Hemorrhage Training in Nigeria: A Pilot Project, Nneka Chukwu
Aligning Theory and Evidence-Based Practices to Enhance Human Flourishing in Nurse Executives, Jim D'Alfonso
Leadership Development, Succession Planning and Simulation: A Succession Plan for Organizational Success, Beth Eichenberger
Promotion of Advance Care Planning for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness, Sarah A. Hubbell
Increasing Faculty Knowledge and Empathy Related to Nursing Students with Learning Disabilities, Jodi Kushner
Development of a Nurse Practitioner First Assistant Orientation Program, Romoanetia Lofton
Teaching a Primary Prevention Falls Program: Using the Stop Elderly Accidents, Deaths, and Injuries (STEADI) Toolkit, Janice Mark
An Evidence-Based Implementation Project on High Utilizers in the Emergency Department, Bernadette Martin Ruggles
Readiness for improving safe care delivery through web-based hospital nurse scheduling & staffing technology: A multi-hospital approach, Lisa Massarweh
Evidence-Based Verbal De-escalation Techniques for the Family Nurse Practitioner: Education and Simulation, Rachael K. Misitano
Optimizing HIV PrEP Implementation in the Primary Care Setting, Cara P. Nalagan
Leadership Development: Business knowledge, skills and abilities, Madeline Papica
Implementing for Success and Sustainability, Michele Paulo
Implementation of an Innovative Early Warning System: Evidenced-based Strategies for Ensuring System-wide Nursing Adoption, Shirley S. Paulson
GERONTOLOGICAL COMMUNITY-ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP FOR AN MSN INTERNSHIP, Francine Serafin-Dickson
Implementation of a Warming Intervention Protocol to Prevent Inadvertent Perioperative Hypothermia in the Ambulatory Surgical Setting, Joan Abigail Slagle
The Development of a Cardiovascular Competency Checklist for Chinese Nurses, Amy B. Xiong
Cultivating a Culture of Compassion Among Newly Graduated Registered Nurses: An Evidence-Based Mobile Learning Toolkit, Benson Yeung
DNP Projects from 2016
Improving Employee Engagement through the Development of an Enterprise Performance Management System, Carlton D. Abner
A Quality Improvement Project on Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in a Private Pediatric Setting., Sosamma Ashley
Reducing Mortality from Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Macro System Approach, Scott D. Baker
Development of a Toolkit to Enhance Nursing Education of Veteran Health Concerns, Carlee Y.S. Balzaretti
Patient Care Sitter Reduction and Fall Safety Improvement, Timothy J. Bock
Optimizing Engagement in the Acute Care Setting: A Nurse Driven Staffing Model, Denise D. Fall
Developing an Electronic Health Record Training Program for New Employees, Crystal D. Figlietti
Utilizing TIGER Competencies to Improve Informatics Practice, Kwun Ying M. Fung
Transforming Self and Systems through Implementation of a Caring Coach Leader Program, Priscilla Javed
The Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Transgender Health Resource Bundle, Lovejeet Kaur
Transforming a Primary Care Practice into a Patient Centered Medical Home, Heloise Lim
An Architectural Framework for Evidence-Based Practice Diffusion, Dissemination, and Institutionalization, Betty C. Lopez DNP,MPA,RN,CENP
Using Multi-Modal Education in a Public Health System to Increase Rates of Cervical Cancer Screening, Christina Nardi
Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Screening Mammography Program, Christine Natan
Increasing Access to Primary Care Using NP’s: The Framework for an Academic Based Nurse-managed Center in California, Prabjot (Jodie) Sandhu
Increasing the Awareness of Trauma Informed Care in the School Setting: Giving Practitioners the Tools to Actively Participate in Trauma Related Care, Rebekah L. Sypniewski
Innovation through an Academic Practice Partnership: A New Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Implementation Model, Nancy P. Taquino
Nursing Student Work-Study Internship: Partnering to Bridge the Education-to-Practice Gap, Jonalyn M. Wallace
DNP Projects from 2015
Development and Implementation of a Violence Risk Assessment Tool, Mira Aidasani-Diwata
Caution: Line-of-Sight in ICU Designs, Diane C. Bartos
Building a Framework for Professional Nursing Practice Across the Continuum of Care, Elizabeth S. Bigby
Improving the Patient Experience by Implementing Patient-Centered Care in a Community Hospital, Richard A. Billingsley DNP, MHA, RN
Reaching Out to Children in Poverty: The Nurse Practitioner-Managed School-Based Health Center, Maria (Dupi) Gomez Cogan
Improving Care of Assisted Living Residents with Dementia Through a Competency-Based Behavioral Training Curriculum for Assisted Living Caregivers, Mary Ann Z. de Vera
Implementation of an Evidence-Based Educational Workshop and Toolkit: Menopausal Women's Healthcare Needs for the Primary Care Provider, Pamela Doerr-Kashani DNP, RN
The Role of a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as Part of a Mobile Health Unit for the Homeless Population, Joan Alviar Fraino
A Population Health Approach for Community Health Improvement, Sandra Gregg
Preventing 30-Day Readmissions of Clostridium difficile Patients Utilizing Targeted Discharge Instructions, Keith A. Howard
Designing A Care Delivery System Through Interprofessional Coordinated Care In A Medical Neighborhood Setting, Diane P. Kelly
FNP led Mobile Health Services for the Homeless population, Tenzin D. Lama
Depression Screening and Early Intervention on the Post-Stroke Patient, Marco Oliver Dugan Lopez
Impetus to Transform: Essential Nursing Leadership Development through Simulation, Mary J. Mette
Patient-Reported Outcomes Screening for Improved Patient Wellness: A Cancer Center Initiative, Alison Morris
The Creation and Implementation of Guidelines for the Appropriate Termination of Patient-Provider Relationships, Rowena D. Nolasco
A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Diabetes Self-Efficacy in a Rural Primary Care Clinic Through Patient Utilization of a Diabetic Logbook, Margo D. Sutton
Using a Strategic Model for Professional Development: The Importance of Evidence-Based Competencies as a Foundation for Professional Practice., Peggi B. Winter
DNP Projects from 2014
An Evidence-Based Approach to a Replacement Hospital Training Curriculum, Mark D. Beck
Implementation of a Helicobacter Pylori Test and Treat Program in Rural Nepal Facilitated by a Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice Comprehensive Project Report, Shelley Bloom
Innovative Workforce Plan: Recently Graduated Nurses as Super Users for EHR Implementation in a Multi-Hospital Organization, Katherine L. Bullard
Improv to Improve Interprofessional Communication, Team Building, Patient Safety, and Patient Satisfaction, Candace A. Campbell
Improving Women’s Health Services by Adding Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods into Primary Care-Focused Student Health, Shu-chen jennie cheng
Transitional Care Services: A Nurse-Led Quality Improvement Project, Debra Conroy-McCue
The Creation and Implementation of a Transgender Cultural Competence Nursing Education Toolkit, James BL Donovan
Using an Educational Module and Simulation Learning Experience to Improve Medication Safety, Barbara Lynn Durham
Impact of Improving Throughput in the Emergency Department, Katherine J. Edrington
Avoiding 30-day Readmissions of Acute MI Patients Utilizing Cardiac Rehabilitation, Patricia T. Forsberg
Evidence-based Change in Practice: Development and Implementation of Type II Diabetic Flow Sheet, Kathryn Grimleybaker
Motivational Interviewing Education for San Mateo County’s Adolescent Healthcare Providers: Focus on Healthy Diet and Physical Activity, Emilie J. Gruhl
Overcoming Barriers to Screening for Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia for Persons Living with HIV, Brandon Hastings
SPECIMEN LABELING IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: SLIP, Traci Hoiting
Advantages and Limitations of Anesthesia and Sedation Practices Used Among Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients during Endovascular Revascularization Therapy, Margaret Korzewski
Implementation and Evaluation of an Oral Hygiene Program in Long-Term Care, Lawrence P. Lemos
Implementing An Evidence Based Foot Assessment Protocol For Use By Nurses Caring For Adult Diabetic Patients Seeking Care In The Thanh Nhan Hospital Endocrinology Department, Amy Ly
Design and Implementation of a Sustainable, University-Based, Emergency Medical Response Service, Octavia A. Mandel Struve
Development and Implementation of a Succession Plan for the Nursing Department in a Community Hospital, Nadine Mariotti
Narrowing the QSEN Competency Gap in New Graduate Registered Nurses, Marty Mayhew
The Design and Implementation of a Grief Support Program in a Faith-Based Setting, Susan Mortell
Implementing and Evaluating a Clinical Information Interface between an Electronic Medical Record and a Patient Classification System, Tanya Osborne-McKenzie
Anxiety in the Classroom Setting: Early Detection of Signs and Symptoms, Lisa A. Rauch
Implementation of Food Insecurity Screening in Clinical Setting, Florence Ngozi Soba
A Novel Psychotropic Risk Assessment To Enhance Medical Management Of Patients With Behavioral And Psychological Symptoms Of Dementia, Nancy C. Trego
DNP Projects from 2013
The Creation and Implementation of Interprofessional Simulation Leadership Scenarios, Angeline C. Delucas
Lean Management Principles to the Creation of Postpartum Hemorrhage Care Bundles, Bethan Faulkner
Transforming the Journey for Newly Licensed Registered Nurses: A Community Based Transition-to-Practice Program in Ambulatory Care Settings, Cathryn A. Halford DNP
Improving Value Based Purchasing Through the Implementation of the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: The Chief Nursing Officer’s Case for Change, Leanne M. Hunstock
Implementation Plan for EMR and Beyond, Lori Katterhagen
Improving the Implementation of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) Role: Development of ACNP Role Implementation Guidelines, Megan Elizabeth Liego
The Design, implementation and Evaluation of a Technology Solution to Improve Discharge Planning Communication in a Complex Patient Population, Susan M. Manfredi
Influencing Change in Healthcare Providers: Communication Strategies for a New Era in Healthcare, Ceonne Raasikh
Innovative Approach to New Nurse Residency, Meaningful Use and Health Care Reform, pamela v. stanley
Interprofessional Roles Shoulder Dystocia: Maximizing Safety in Community Hospitals, Elizabeth Yznaga
DNP Projects from 2012
Adoption of Innovation: Impact of Rituximab (Rituxan®) Faster Infusion on Oncology Nurses' Perceptions, Practice, and Resource Utilization, Keith Dawson
Creating an Interactive DNP Project Repository:A Model for Change, Sara D. Guido Dr.
A Gap Analysis of Nursing Systems and Practices in Malaysia: Culturally Appropriate Interventions to Advance Nursing, Chenit Ong-Flaherty
Recognition of Compassion Fatigue among Medical-Surgical Nurses: The Provision of Education to Manage the Effects, Kandace Woodruff
DNP Projects from 2011
Leadership Rounding: Improving Frontline Nurse Satisfaction, Erin Bashaw
An Educational Workshop: Introducing an Evidence-Based Psychotherapy Strategy "Tool Kit" for the Treatment of Chronic Depression, Kimberleigh Christine Cox
Free Nursing Dissertation Topics (2018) ~ WritePass
John | October 25, 2011
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1. Introduction to Nursing Dissertations
This guide gives you some ideas for dissertation titles. Nursing covers many areas, so there should be plenty to whet your appetite here. Nursing dissertations typically take one of two forms, focusing either upon collecting and analysing primary data or upon appraising secondary data only. Either type can be appropriate to your area of study. You will also find an overview of how to structure your dissertation in section three below.
2. Categories and List of Dissertation Titles
2.1 Mental Health Nursing
2.1.1 The value of family therapy for adolescents with eating disorders: a quantitative study in a London hospital.
2.1.2 To what extent do poor housing conditions exacerbate existing mental health issues? A review of recent literature.
2.1.3 Do complementary therapies have any role to play in the management of schizophrenia? A qualitative study amongst UK patients and mental health nurses.
2.1.4 Which techniques are most effective in managing challenging behaviour amongst patients with mental health issues? A cross-UK quantitative study of 3 hospitals.
2.1.5 The impact of client-centred approaches upon users of mental health services: a qualitative study amongst out-patients with depression.
2.1.6 Sheer nonsense, or a story to tell? Can listening to the content of delusions and ‘heard voices’ help with nursing the schizophrenic patient? A review of recent literature.
2.1.7 Quality or quantity? Is time spent with patient or the quality of the interaction more important in mental health patient perceptions of nursing care? A qualitative study.
2.1.8 Nurse prescribing in mental health: to what extent is there tension between nurses and psychiatrists regarding medication for patients? A case study in one UK hospital.
2.2.1 Partnership, team work and health: To what extent has partnership working and a new emphasis upon team work been effective approaches in UK nursing? A review of literature from the past 10 years.
2.2.2 How successful was the programme to introduce ’community matrons’ in the UK? A review of literature.
2.2.3 Were the last Labour government in the UK successful in targeting health care programmes where they were most needed? A case study of the ‘Healthy Living Centres’ programme.
2.2.4 Self-management and community based care: to what extent can community nursing help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease self-manage? A qualitative study amongst UK nurses and patients.
2.2.5 To what extent do nurses working in the community feel they have power to influence and / or change the policies which regulate their practice? A qualitative review amongst 5 UK nurses.
2.2.6 Health and ethnicity: do people from different ethnic backgrounds make different use of community nursing facilities? A qualitative study of inner-city Birmingham.
2.2.7 Obesity education and prevention. Can an intervention to help adults notice, read and understand food labelling help address obesity problems in the UK? An intervention study amongst UK adults.
2.2.8 Should stop-smoking programmes be targeted to client age, gender and other demographic variables? A review of recent literature.
2.3 History of Nursing, Nursing Education, Nursing Research, Structure of Nursing Profession
2.3.1 Can text messaging be used to improve communication between nurses? Piloting a tool for reporting in a large UK hospital: an analysis of the results.
2.3.2 Nurse’s attitudes towards evidence-based practice: a comparative, qualitative study of medical staff in the UK and in India.
2.3.3 Is a constructivist model of learning the most effective framework for teaching evidence-based practice to nurses, or are other models more appropriate? A review of the literature.
2.3.4 Nursing training and ageism: the extent to which there exists prejudice against older student nurses. A qualitative study of patient, nurse and educationalist attitudes.
2.3.5 The practice of nursing: tacit or explicit knowledge. A qualitative investigation of ways of knowing in experienced nursing practitioners.
2.3.6 Measuring the use of research practice among nurses: a qualitative study amongst nurses with one, three, five and ten years experience in the profession.
2.3.7 Kind and caring? Comparing university trained nurse-practitioners with other hospital staff in terms of degree of empathy experienced by patients. A quantitative study.
2.3.8 Can a continuing relationship between patient and nurse improve patient outcomes? A review of literature from the UK, USA and Europe.
2.4 General Nursing
2.4.1 ‘They bring it on themselves’: nurse’s attitudes towards patients attending A&E with alcohol-related injuries. A case study carried out in a Manchester hospital.
2.4.2 To what extent do levels of stress amongst nurses improve as they develop professional experience? A quantitative study comparing nurses with one and ten or more years of experience.
2.4.3 Gender, sexuality and sexual advice. What is the impact of sexual orientation on preference for a same-sex advisor? A qualitative study in a London sexual health clinic.
2.4.4 Are patients in a rural location more or less accepting of advice given by a nurse-practitioner compared to such advice given by a GP? A comparative, quantitative study of two UK health centres.
2.4.5 Are asthma self-management programmes more effective when they involve the family as well as the sufferer? A quantitative test of a pilot programme for one or more family members.
2.4.6 How effective are nurse telephone consultations in primary care? A review of literature from the last 10 years.
2.4.7 The effectiveness of meditation and breathing techniques in managing patient stress: a quantitative study of a programme to teach nurses to help patients relax.
2.4.8 Communication and the emergency nurse practitioner (ENP): do increasing time and financial pressures mean that communication between nurse and patient is hampered? A comparative literature review assessing the current situation in relationship to the role of the ENP in the 1980’s and 90’s.
2.5 Geriatric Paediatric Nursing
2.5.1 Is a holistic approach to nursing elderly patients the most effective in terms of patient satisfaction? A quantitative study in UK nursing homes.
2.5.2 Can reminiscence and life-story work help improve quality of life in terminally-ill elderly patients? A case study of the impact of a nurse-led programme working with patient’s memories.
2.5.3 Is there a need to improve student nurses’ attitudes towards caring for the elderly? A quantitative study amongst UK student nurses assessing the level of negative and stereotyped attitudes towards older people.
2.5.4 Can a case be made for a dementia nurse specialist role, and what should this role involve? A review of literature relevant to UK healthcare.
2.5.5 How do nurses specialising in the care of elderly people understand the concept of ‘fragility’? A qualitative, in-depth study amongst specialist UK nurses.
2.5.6 What role can parents play in improving outcomes for children with congenital heart disease? A review of recent literature.
2.5.7 Are nurses attitudes towards pain management in children culture specific? A review of literature.
2.5.8 Can the development of eating disorders in adolescents be predicted by behaviour in pre-adolescence? An analysis of an early intervention programme for childhood eating disorders.
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