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Lucille Cichminski

Adj Professor



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

College Teaching

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.

Research Interests

 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

Personal Interests

Tennis, reading, gardening