Campus Location

Dallas Campus (Online)

Date of Award



Document Type

DNP Project



Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

Roneisa Matero

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Faisal Aboul-Enein

Third Committee Member or Committee Reader



Sepsis represents a growing public health concern and is considered a leading cause of death in the United States. Sepsis accounts for over 265,000 annually. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have established the SEP-1 Sepsis care bundle to reduce sepsis-related mortality. This scholarly DNP project examines the clinical problem of sepsis bundle noncompliance. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between baseline clinical sepsis knowledge and evidence-based practice compliance. The target population of this project includes emergency department healthcare professionals who acutely manage sepsis patients. This sample was surveyed using the KAP Sepsis Questionnaire to measure sepsis knowledge and the Evidence-Based Implementation Scale to measure compliance likelihood. The data were securely collected and stored using the Qualtrics statistical software platform. A quantitative design approach was used to analyze the surveyed data to derive a statistical correlation (r) value. A general overview of the research procedures, key results, and conclusions will follow according to this scholarly DNP project's progressive nature and timeline.



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