DNP Projects

Author: By Hayley E. Eichlin, DNP, WHNP-BC; Paul A. Bergh, MD; Lauren Nervi, MSN, FNP-BC; Eleanor L. Stevenson, PhD, RN; and Julie A. Thompson, PhD

The expanding role of the nurse practitioner (NP) into subspecialty settings such as reproductive endocrinology and infertility (REI) necessitates acquiring new technical skills that are particular to the subspecialty in question. NPs who enter the field of REI care for many women who need to undergo hysterosalpingography (HSG), a procedure . . .

September 2017 Vol. 5 No. 3

By Megan N. Spiekermeier, DNP, WHNP-BC and Debra L. Ilchak, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNE

Chlamydia and gonorrhea, the most commonly reported curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States, often present without symptoms.1 If left untreated, these infections can lead to serious health complications in women . . .

February 2016 Vol. 4 No. 1

Author: By Karen E. Lane, ARNP, FNP-C, DNP and Hilary Morgan, PhD, CNM

Purpose
Cervical cancer screening (CCS) guidelines changed in 2012.1 Women aged 50-65 years who have undergone CCS annually for decades may be unaware of these changes. Even if they are aware of the changes, they may be confused about the new time frames or forget to schedule their . . .

November 2015 Vol. 3 No. 4

Author: Jerilynn Spring, DNP, FNP-BC and Beth Kelsey, EdD, APRN, WHNP-BC

 
Purpose
With a 50% increase in the incidence of pre-existing diabetes mellitus (DM) in pregnant women in less than a decade, DM is now the most common health problem to complicate pregnancy.1 Pre-existing DM in pregnancy with uncontrolled hyperglycemia pre­sents multiple risks. Maternal hyperglycemia during . . .