Amicucci, Bernadette


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    DNS CUNY Graduate Center Doctor of Nursing Science 2011 
    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 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    CUNY-York College Associate Professor Nursing August 2013-present 
    Helene Fuld College of Nursing, New York Associate Professor Director of RN to BS program June 2012-August 2013 
    Queensborough Community College Assistant Professor Nursing August 2010-January 2012 
    Westchester Community College Educational Opportunity Center Assistant Professor Chair of Allied Health programs August 2009-August 2010 
    Cochran School of Nursing, Yonkers, New York Instructor Nursing August 2005-August 2009 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    Excelsior College, Albany, New York Adjunct faculty Community Health Nursing May 2013-present 
    Dominican College, Blauvelt, New York  RN to BS; Accelerated BSN January 2006-January 2011 
  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    St. Johns Riverside Hospital-Dobbs Ferry Pavilion Administrative Supervisor (per diem) June 2008-present 
    White Plains City School District, White Plains, New York School Nurse 7 years 
    Westchester County Department of Public Health, Yonkers, New York Public Health Nurse 3 years 
    St. Johns Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, New York Assistant Head Nurse, Staff Nurse Telemetry 13 years 
    Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, New York Staff Nurse Special Care Unit 1 year 
    Breezemont Day Camp, Armonk, New York Camp Nurse-Summers only 7 years 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Associate Professor August 2013-present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

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

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      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: .

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

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

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Bernadette Amicucci. "Nursing School Alumnae Bring Professional Expertise to Guatemala." Inland Register. 71 (8) 2/20/14: 11, 27.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "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.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:

      Bernadette Amicucci. "Concept Analysis of Recurrent Uncertainty in Illness." Nursing Forum. submitted December 2013: 19.

    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    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.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Curriculum Committee, Nursing Program: 2013-present.

      Outcomes Tracking Committee, Nursing Program: 2013-present.

      Liaison for the QCC Dual Joint Degree Program: 2014-present.

      NLN Ambassador for York College: 2014-present.

    2. Service to the School

      School of Health Sciences On Line Teaching Committee: 2013-present.

      Commencement-SHS: May 2014.

    3. Service to the College

      Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee: 2013-present.

      Attendance at Middle States Assessment Workshop: May 2014.

      Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Judge: December 2013-February 2014.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Graduate Center Nursing Doctorate Alumni Association: 2012-present.

    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    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.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    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.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      NURS 420 Adult Health II 
      NURS 203 (Class and lab) Health assessment and Wellness Promotion for RN to BSN 
      NURS 204 Health Assessment and Wellness Promotion 
      NURS 314 Leadership and Management in Nursing 
      NURS 310 (Clinical and lab) Nursing Process: Nursing care of the Child-Bearing/Client System 
      NURS 340 (Clinical and lab) Nursing care of Children: Infancy to Adolescence 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      NUR 204 SL (for Fall 2014), Development of Service Learning Enhanced Health Assessment Course.

Amicucci, Bernadette

Amicucci, Bernadette
Associate Professor