Amicucci, Bernadette


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    Degree Institution Field Dates
    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

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    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

    Institution Rank Field Dates
    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 Employment Title Date
    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

    Rank Dates
    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