Date of Award

Spring 5-2018

Document Type

DNP Project

Project Team Faculty Member

Andrew Griffin

Project Team Faculty Member

Jacquelyn Clement


student health, community college, health clinic, blog, social media, health education


This projects details the implementation of a health blog at a Midwestern community college family health clinic. The literature review examines issues regarding benefits of college health clinics to students, health dangers college students face, social media usage for health education, how enhanced awareness of college health clinics can lead to increased usage, social media intervention design, and ethics of social media use for health promotion. A theoretical nursing framework is applied to the project of designing the blog. Clinical relevance for nurse practitioner practice is established with supporting literature review. Methods of project implementation are delineated including possible improvements, sustainability, and reflections on this particular project implementation. Lastly, exploration of tools and methods of project evaluation are included along with data from this implementation.

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Nursing Commons



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