Melissa Hunter, MSN, RN
Advisor(s):Sharon Dudley Brown, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN
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
• 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