The Student Capstones, Theses, & Dissertations Collection compiles the student work listed in our Department student collections.

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Capstone Papers & Experiences from 2020

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Transformation Leadership and Youth Development Soccer Coaches: Behaviors that Enhance Coaching Performance, Diego Barros dos Santos

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Hospital to Home: Fall Prevention Interventions for the Discharging Patient, Joy Bridewell

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Managing Nursing Incivility: An Integrative Literature Review, Tina Carlson

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A Phenomenological Approach on Communication Experiences between Strength and Conditioning Coaches and Head Sport Coaches, Benjamin Charles

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Fear of Recurrence in Ovarian Cancer Survivors and Their Spouses, Brandon R. Crouley and Jennifer L. Skaden

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An Innovative Approach for Type 2 Diabetes Education, Rachel Domagala

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Autonomy and the Patient’s Perspective on Physician-Assisted Suicide, Anna Dykhuis

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Managing Change to Impact Training and Affect the Experience of Physicians Using Speech Recognition Technology, Tom Endrizzi and Rick Fricker

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Influences of Coach Leadership Related to Nutrition on Collegiate Student Athletes Dietary Choices, Maria Fruechte

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Leadership Strategies: Developing Millennial Entrepreneurs for Start-up Micro-gyms, Esdeina Gonzalez

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Effectiveness of Order Sets in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia, Steven Gort

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Nonprofit Women Rising in Leadership: Strategies for Identifying Barriers, Ellen Hegge

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Lean Leadership in Research, Dania Helgeson

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The Modernization of Sales Training for Generation Z Students, Samuel Kanthak

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An Integrative Review of Early Ambulation's Effects on Vascular Complications Four Hours Post-Femorial PCI, Mackenzie Lucca

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Developing Mentoring Relationships Among Collegiate Coaches Using Developmental Leadership Strategies, Lawren McKinney

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Mindfulness Awareness and Leadership Self-Efficacy in Current and Potential Leaders, Kitra J. Nelson

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Virtual Recruitment Resource Guide, Elizabeth Niehaus

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Advancing Higher Education: Strategic Leadership for Chief Advancement Officers, Matthew Ohs

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Developing a Total Knee Care Pathway to Reduce Hospital Length of Stay While Maintaining Quality of Care, Katie Pace

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A Case for Delirium Risk Prediction Models to Aid in Triaging Resources to those Most at Risk an Integrative Literature Review, Tammy Perttula

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Preferred Leadership Styles of Coaches: Collegiate Athletes’ Perception of Quality Coaches, Paul Preston

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Simulation in Nursing Education: A Literature Review on Debriefing, Rebecca Rausch

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Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in Adults: An Integrative Review, Julie Sanger

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Leadership Change for Athletic Academic Advisors Serving Student-Athletes with Self-Reported Mental Health Issues, Tyler Schoh

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A Systematic Search and Review on the Efficacy, Safety, and Cost-Effectiveness of Utilizing Lactobacillus Probiotics in Concurrence with Prescribing Antibiotics to Reduce Clostridium difficile Infection Rates in Hospitalized Patients, Laura Sheehan

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Nursing Practice and the Prevention of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Laura Sherburne

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Benefits of Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit, Stephen Swenson and Stephen M. Swenson

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Impact, Prevalence of Cognitive Overload and Athlete Burnout: Division II Athletics, Luke Teague

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Elective Course Choice as a Factor in K12 Graduation Rates, Matthew Wagner

Sustainable Journalism Education: A Curriculum Review and Revision of the Winona State Journalism Program, Doug Westerman

Capstone Papers from 2019

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Parental Incarceration: The Childs Rights and Needs, Adam T. Bahr

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School Counselor Self-Care Practices as Mitigating Factors Regarding Professional Burnout, Kelsie Brand

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Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Relationship-based Interventions for At-risk Families, Britney Brennan

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Counseling Interventions for Native American Adolescents, Kathryn Burger

Approaches to Enchancing Family Satisifaction with Care of Persons Hospitalized in Intensive Care Receiving End-of-Life Care: An Integrative Review, Chelsea J. Dahl and Elizabeth M. Turba

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Building Resilience Through Strengths-Based Learning During Graduate Study Abroad: An Exploratory Study, Chelsea K. Dresen, Matthew L. Wilmes, Karen R. Sullivan, and Theresa A. Waterbury

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Assessment and Evaluation of Anti-Racist, Feminist Training in Counselor, Kyle E. Dufek

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Adolescents Amount of Sleep in Relation to Emotional and Behavioral Regulation, Stephanie Emanuel

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Developing Self-Awareness in Counseling Professionals, La Green

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Impactful Mentoring of Women Graduate Students: Guiding the Development of Leadership Behaviors, Ashley N. Greig and Barbara Holmes

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Rethinking Elementary Physical Education: Creating Time for Physical Activity, Adam B. Hanson

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Efficacy of the ABCDE Bundle in Reducing Delirium in Critically Ill Patients: An Integrative Literature Review, Leah Hanson

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School Counselor Advocacy for Transgender Youth, Autumn Hayes

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The Whole Parent: An Evaluation of Parental Interventions, Elizabeth Hellenbrand

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Where Have All the Teachers Gone? A Look at Teacher Attrition in the U.S., Kimberly Hill

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Adolescents in Alternative Education Settings, Carly Houlihan

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Business Leaders’ Strategies for Addressing Employee Turnover and Promoting Stability, ke huang

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Inclusive Classrooms, Meghan Ihrke

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Suicide, Associated Factors, and Treatment Recommendations for Youth Who Identify as LGTBQ, Natalie Jech

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health and Equity in the United States, Shannon Jezusko

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Utilizing a Trauma Informed Approach to Build Resiliency in Underrepresented College Students, Marie Lindloff

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Counselor Self-Disclosure: The Impact of Disclosing Mental Health Clients, Katelyn Longmire

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They Don't Know I Want to Die: Can Parents Predict Child Suicidality?, Jamie Matson

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Effects of Family Treatment Drug Court on Reunification of Families Involved with Child Protection, Carrie Meiners

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Study Abroad Strengths-Based Curriculum: Advancing Self-Reflection and Relationship-Building Leadership Skills, Elizabeth Moldenhauer, Melissa Osland, and Theresa A. Waterbury

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Effects of Discrimination on Transgender Populations, Katherine R. Moyer

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ASCA National Model Implementation and Discipline Disparities in Schools, Abigail Mundy

Implementing Whanau Ora Interventions in Postvention Response to Suicide Ideation, attempts, or Completion of Maori in Rural Communities: A Therapuetic Group Manual, Elizabeth F. Murphy

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Trauma: Integrating Play Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Theresa Odden

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Yoga Intervention Benefits and School Setting Applications, Jessica L. H. Olson

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Domestic Deathcare: The Effect of Home Funerals on the Grieving Process, Eva Pitsch

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Counseling Children from Single Parent Households, Lauren Praska

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Considerations for Supporting Homeless Adoslescents, Megan Reyes

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The Effects of Bullying on Identity, Fortino Rodriguez Sanchez

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Supporting Success for Children from Single-Parent Homes, Casey Scheuerell

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Mindfulness-Based Practices for School Aged Children with Anxiety, Bethany Schmitt

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The Impact of Childhood Trauma on the Brain & Interventions for the School Counselor, Chelsea Scott

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The Effects of Parental Involvement on Student Achievement: Implications for Students with Absent Parents, Molly Serum

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The Importance of a Positive School Climate for LGBTQ Students: A School Counselor's Role, Amanda Sievers

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Prevalence and Treatment for Eating Disorders in Young Athletes, Tessa Solberg

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Well-Being in Correlation to Job Satisfaction in Millennials, Danielle Sommerfeldt

A Literature Review of Nurse Leaders Characteristics to Support Empowerment and Engagement, Jean J. Stavenau

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STEM and Adolescent Girls, Brittany Elizabeth Stein

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How to Promote Neuroplasticity Following Trauma, Elizabeth Thiel

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The Gottman Method, Narrative Therapy, and Psychodynamic Approach in Counseling Interracial Couples, Hannah P. Tong

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Perceived Stress in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Emily Vore, Abbie McGee, and Amy Henderson

Capstone Papers & Experiences from 2018

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An Analysis of the Initial Response to the MERS-CoV Epidemic from Leadership and Management Perspectives: A Case Study Covering the Period from April 2012 to July 2017, Hassan Altamimi

Bedside Care Provider's Confidence and Knowledge Using an Intraventricular Hemorrhage Guideline in a NICU, M. Anibas

Stress, Resilience, and Well-Being in Undergraduate Nursing Students, Brittany L. Borhart, Megan R. Panek, and Jamie L. Waldera

Social Support Among Hispanic Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Strategies for Improvement and Effects on A1C and BMI, K. Byrd-Kranz and G. Garcia-Lopez

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School's Impact on Immigrant Students' Self-Identity, Chris Caduff

Palliative Care Services for Hematopoietic Cell Transplanation, Matthew H. Clark

An Analysis of the Self-Efficacy for Physical Activity among Somali and Hispanic Immigrants, Katie Eldred, Mihaella Bozadjieva, and Jada Langer

Bone Density Changes Over Time in a Cohort of Perimenopausal Women: A Retrospective Study, Holly Fratzke, Leanne Markos, and Lori Miskell

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Counseling Sexual Assaulted Adolescents and Young Adults, Luann Gregorich

Building Resilience in Nurse Leaders to Prevent Burnout: An Integrative Review, Suzanne J. Hanson

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Childhood Obesity and Absenteeism: Implications for School Leaders, Kyle Johnson

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Workplace Mental Health: Toolkit Usability Study of Midwestern Business Leaders, Julie Kiehne

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Addiction in the Workplace: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Options, Kacie Lovas

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Building Community among Distance Learning Graduate Students​, Erin Meyer

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Impacts Interpersonal Relationships in the Perpetuation of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Jade Miles

The Effects of Volunteer Activities on Service-Learning Outcomes in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Jessica Nelson and Sara Roslansky

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Addressing Student Motivation in the School Setting, Hanna Niccum

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Treating Incarcerated Women with Co-Occurring Disorders, Jennifer Nichols

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Positive and Negatives Outcomes of Social Media in Adolescents, Emily A. Norton

Impact of Education: Use of Violence Screening and Intervention Tool in the ED, M. Nyantaroka, B. Nyaosi, and H. Omweri

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Binge Eating Disorder, Kristin Olsen

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Success for Every Child: The Impact of Teacher Perceptions on Student Achievement, Sarah K. Pease

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Suicide Prevention and Response in the College Setting, Emily Peterson