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Deborah Hyland, MA, RN, is an instructor of Nursing at CUNY Kingsborough Community College. She currently serves on the Nursing Curriculum Committee, Faculty Development Committee, APR Committee, and NLN Standard IV sub-committee.  She is also an advisor to the Nursing Club.  Campus wide, she is Vice-Chair of the IRB Committee and serves on the Bookstore Committee.  Ms. Hyland’s interest is medical – surgical nursing, especially emergency nursing.  She previously taught nursing for Curtis High School, Staten Island. This was a N.Y.C.  Board of Education program which prepared Licensed Practical Nurses.  She also taught at St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing , an Associate Degree program which prepared registered nurses.  Ms. Hyland has had various  nursing positions in a large, suburban hospital, including fifteen years in a Level I  trauma/emergency department.


Nursing 21, Nursing of the Ill Adult  I


New York University, Master of Arts Nursing, specialization in Nursing Education. January 1976

Boston College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, January  1972

St.Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing, diploma, May 1969
College Teaching
Kingsborough Community College, full-time faculty, 9/06 – present.

St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing, full-time, 9/03- 6/06

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Fruscione,R,  Hyland,D, Collaborative efforts of nursing students and surgical technology students in the simulation laboratory, Teaching and Learning in Nursing, Apr 2010, Vol.5, Issue 2, 78-84.

Pending publication, Bringing Simulation to Life

Research Interests

Simulation in Nursing

Emergency Nursing

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

Graduated magna cum laude from Boston College

Nurse of Distinction, St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, Staten Island,

May 2003.

Elected to Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Mu Upsilon chapter, 2003

National certification in Emergency Nursing, 1992

Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

Sigma Theta Tau

New York State Nurses Association

National League of Nursing

Emergency Nurses Association

Personal Interests

Reading, cooking, theater