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Melissa Hunter: Doctoral Nursing Students

Melissa Hunter, MSN, RN

DNP Alumni
Melissa Hunter
Advisor(s): Sharon Dudley Brown, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN
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Biography

Melissa Hunter has been a nurse for more than 21 years, primarily in critical care. She is a perianesthesia educator at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center and a clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.

DNP Scholarly Project

Preoperative screening of patients for risk factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea

Major Achievement(s)

• Assisted 10 nurses with associate degree nurses in the perianesthesia department at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in applying for nursing school to obtain their BSN at Stevenson University in 2015

• Implementation of screening tool for patients with risk factors associated with obstructive sleep apnea presenting for surgical procedures and moderate sedation