Lucille Cichminski, RN, MSN, is an instructor of Nursing at CUNY Kingsborough Community College. She currently serves on the Nursing Curriculum Committee, Faculty Development Committee, P&B Committee, Nursing Club Committee, and APR Committee. She is the Chair for the NLN Standard 3 sub-committee, and the Liaison to the Physical Science Department. Ms. Cichminski is Coordinator of Nursing 17 (Medical Dosage Calculation) and has piloted a mandatory Math Challenge Exam this semester. Ms. Cichminski’s interests focus around the oncological and neurological disorders of the human body as well as Dimensional Analysis Math Calculations as it relates to prevention of medication errors. Ms. Cichminski has previously taught in Saint Vincent’s School of Nursing and The College of Staten Island. In addition, she has practiced nursing in various hospitals where her field of expertise focused on Critical Care Nursing and Nursing Administration. Ms. Cichminski served as a nursing supervisor for a large, government hospital.
Nursing 22, Care of the Adult Client 11
Nursing 17, Medical Dosage Calculation
Hunter College, Manhattan, NY, Master of Science Nursing, specialization in Nursing Administration, May, 1988
College of Staten Island, SI, NY, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, January, 1984
Staten Island Community College, SI, NY, Associate in Applied Science in Nursing, January, 1978
Kingsborough Community College, full-time faculty, 9/07-present
College of Staten Island, Full-time substitute, adjunct, 1/96-7/07
Saint Vincent’s School of Nursing, part-time, 9/88-1/96
Selected Publications and/or Other Resources
Kumar C., Cichminski L., Gattullo B., Giachetta-Ryan, D.
Getting to the Bottom of Multiple Sclerosis.
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy.
Accepted for publication July/August 2011.
Oncology, Neurology, Dimensional Analysis Math Calculation
Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
Elected to Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Epsilon Mu chapter, Wagner College 6/1989
Elected to Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Mu Upsilon chapter, College of Staten Island, 9/96
Special Contribution to Crisis in Critical Care Nursing (VA Medical Center)
Bonus Award for Contribution to the Mission of the Agency (VA Medical Center)
Certification in Nursing Administration, 1990
Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies
Sigma theta Tau
New York Nurses Association
National League of Nursing
Tennis, reading, gardening