Doctoral Program Discussions

Doctoral Project Review: Non-Cognitive Needs Assessment for Nurse Anesthesia Candidates

We’re excited to welcome DNP candidates Morgan Mahle, CRNA and Rachael Ellis, CRNA to present their doctoral project on the show, which proposes the implementation of MMI or other non-cognitive testing tools into the admissions process. Join us to learn more about what the MMI process accomplishes and why non-cognitive testing might be able to help differentiate candidates in a highly competitive pool.

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Doctoral Project Review – Peripheral Nerve Catheter Insertion

Today we welcome in two more guests as part of our doctoral series, and we’re looking forward to talking with Annie Brademeyer, CRNA and Amanda Janssen, CRNA about their recent study:  “Does inserting peripheral nerve catheters over the needle decrease leaking from its insertion site?” Join us as we review their work and find out what they learned about a surprisingly controversial topic.

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Ep 237: To DNP or Not To DNP

Many CRNAs are returning to school to earn their Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice but is it worth it to spend the time and money to earn another degree? You can find plenty of information and discussion about DNP project topics and people that have earned their DNP, but it’s not as easy to find a thorough explanation of how to go through that process and the actual value it provides. Devin Miller, CRNA, DNP joins the show today to get into the details of a DNP and tell us why he feels it can empower nurses after completing the program.

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Ep 217: Doctoral Project Review – Optimizing Transition from SRNA to CRNA

Today we bring on our first DNAP candidate, Gerald Murphy, MS, CRNA, APRN, to share his Doctoral Scholarly Project and use this platform as the dissemination piece. He has focused his attention on the transition period for SRNAs moving into the workforce and beginning their career as CRNAs. This new independence can be overwhelming and a bit scary so improving that process and providing guidance for our newest professionals can be very valuable. 

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