Graduate Student Projects

York College nursing graduate students learn the research and organizational skills necessary for evidence-based practice.

Masters students complete an evidence-based project. Doctoral students develop, implement, and evaluate a change initiative in a clinical setting.

Here are some recent projects by York College masters and doctoral students:

Kelli Masters, RN, MSN, CCRN

Integrating Quality and Safety Education into Clinical Nursing Education Through a Dedicated Education Unit  

Janet Shields, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC

Decreasing the Incidence of Central Line Infection in Children at Home on Parenteral Nutrition with Short Bowel Syndrome


Carol Henderson, DNP, CRNP

"Diabetes self-management education in primary care"

Patsi Albright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, AAHIVS

"Evidence-Based Screening for Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-infected Men" in Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Lisa Brosey, DNP, RN, CPHQ

“Structured hourly nursing rounds: And evidence-based approach”

Samantha Obeck, DNP, RN

"Reducing 30 day redmission rates for patient with COPD"

Brenda Artz, MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN

“An Evidence-Based Project to Improve Mobility in a Medical Surgical ICU” 

Dawn Becker, MS, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC

“Implementation of a Bag Medication Reconciliation Initiative to Decrease Post-hospitalization Medication Discrepancies”