Amicucci, Bernadette

Associate Professor

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DNS CUNY Graduate Center Doctor of Nursing Science 2011 
certificate Lehman College Family Nurse Practitioner exp. date 12/2015 
certificate College of Mount Saint Vincent Nursing Education, Post Masters Certificate 2007 
MS Mercy College Clinical Nurse Specialist 2005 
 Mercy College Nursing 1986 
non-degree Cochran School of Nursing Registered Nurse- Diploma 1981 
Dr. Amicucci has been practicing as a Registered Nurse since 1981and became a Nurse Educator on a full-time basis in 2004. She has taught at both the associate degree and baccalaureate degree levels and maintains a part time clinical practice role. Dr. Amicucci has been certified as a Nurse Educator (CNE) since 2007. She has served as a Vice-President for Zeta Omega Chapter-at Large for the past 4 years, and is currently serving as President of the Graduate Center Nursing Doctorate Alumni Association (GCNDAA. Dr. Amicucci’s clinical nursing experience includes adult acute care/telemetry, public health and community nursing, school and camp nursing, and nursing administration. She participated in medical mission trips to the Dominican Republic in 2011 and 2012 to broaden her scope of community nursing to include environmental and global health issues. In 2014, she participated in a medical mission trip to Guatemala to further explore nursing needs in developing countries.

Areas of Expertise

Nursing Education
Medical Surgical Nursing
Community Health
Nursing Administration

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Bernadette Amicucci. "What nurse faculty have to say about clinical grading." Teaching and Learning in Nursing. 7 2012: 51-55.

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

M. Lunney, B. Amicucci contributing author. "Critical thinking to achieve positive health outcomes: Nursing case studies and analyses." Response to limitations associated with cardiac disease. 2nd. edition 2009: .

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"NCLEX-RN Made Incredibly Easy 5th Edition" 2011: .


Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Digital Clinical Experiences to Improve Student Learning in a Nursing Assessment Course " June 2015: Baruch College, NYCNECT.

" Digital Clinical Expereinces to Improve student Learning in a Nursing assessment Course " March 2015: St. Francis College, Brooklyn.

" The Positive Use of Power by Nursing Faculty in the Clinical Setting: Results of a Qualitative Study " March 2015: Excelsior College, Albany.

" Service Learning Improving Student Experiences in a Nursing Assessment Course " January 2015: Lilly Conference, Austin Texas.

" CETL Presentation on Assessment for Middle States " September 2014: York College Faculty.

" Research Brown Bag-Clinical Evaluation in the Health Professions " : York College-SHS.

" Clinical Nurse Faculty and the Lived Experience of Clinical Grading " June 2012: NLN/STTI Research in Nursing Education.

" Clinical Nurse Faculty and the Lived Experience of Clinical Grading (Poster) " November 2011: National Organization of Associate Degree Nursing.

" Qualitative Research Symposium " July 2011: , Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-Nursing and Medical Staff, New York.

" Taking the Pain Out of Post Conference (Poster) " June 2011: Drexel University Nursing Institute, Atlantic City.

" Eastern Nursing Research Society " March 2011: Nurse educators and Researchers, Philadelphia.

" Coming of age with computerized documentation (Poster) " January 2009: Mosby’s Faculty Conference, Orlando, Florida.

" Coming of age with computerized documentation (Poster) " March 2008: Nursing 2008 Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada-Clinical Nursing Professionals.

" Utilization of a self-confidence tool to tailor a senior level clinical nursing course (Poster) " September 2007: NLN Education Summit, Phoenix, Arizona.

" Self-injury: Information for teens " June 2007: White Plains New York Community Center.

" Self-injurious behavior: Information for nurses " May 2005: White Plains School District Nurses.

" Seizures in the school setting " June 2004: Epilepsy Society Presentation-School Nurses Westchester & Putnam Counties.


Signa Theta Tau, Zeta Omega Research Award, Effects of Perceived Short Staffing on Nurses Morale. November 2014/June 2015: $2000.00.

• C3IRG Community College Collaborative Initiative, Project Title: [565035-1] What is the relationship between the type of standardized admission test(s) used by the C.U.N.Y. Nursing Programs and a student’s successful program completion and passing the RN-NCLEX Examination on the first attempt.. Fall 2014: N/A-Community College Award.

NewYork Community Bank, Expansion of Community Nursing Tele-health and lab for Nursing Students at Queensborough Community College. April 2011: $10,000.00.

Verizon Corporation, A Program to Support Tele-health Capacity for Nursing Students at Queensborough Community College. January 2011: $10,000.00.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

Chair Research and Awards, Zeta Omega Chapter at Large: 2013-present.

President, Graduate Center Nursing Doctorate Alumni Association: 2012-present.

Research Committee Member, NLN-New York: 2014-present.

Vice President Zeta Omega Chapter STTI: 2009-2013.

Charter Member ANA New York: 2013-present.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Post Masters Certificate education as FNP in progress: 2014-present.

Abstract reviewer Eastern Nursing Research Society,: Spring 2015.

Abstract Reviewer, GCNDAA Research Day: Spring 2015.

FNP student volunteer White Plains Community Health Fair: April 2015.

Remote Medical Area Medical Volunteer-Tennessee: July 2014.

Guatemala Medical Mission Trip Participant: February 2014.

Chair of Research Committee, Zeta Omega Chapter STTI: 2013-present.

Foundation for Peace, Medical Mission Co-coordinator and Volunteer in the Dominican Republic: January 2011 and January 2012.

BLS Instructor-American Heart Association: Active since 2004.

Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) issued through National League for Nursing: 2005-present.

Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN): 2000-present.

Amicucci, Bernadette

Amicucci, Bernadette
Associate Professor