Diane McDevitt is an Assistant Professor at CUNY Kingsborough Community College. Professor McDevitt’s interests center around nursing education in the medical surgical area with a keen interest in the management of chronic illness. Professor McDevitt has extensive experience in medical-surgical, emergency, case management, and administrative nursing. Professor McDevitt currently works as an Assistant Director of Nursing at an acute care facility where she provides leadership and supervision on a per-diem basis.
Nursing is her passion, practicing and teaching it to bring new RNs into the profession and to empower nursing students to be competent and caring practitioners. She has mentored a graduate nursing student and looks forward to sharing her knowledge and expertise with future graduate students. Professor McDevitt has completed the WAC seminar and is a member of the Kingsborough Civic Engagement faculty interest group. Professor McDevitt has previously taught Nursing (clinical, lab and theory) at St. Paul’s School of Nursing (formerly St. Vincent’s Medical Center School of Nursing) and the College of Staten Island.
Nursing 18 (theory, lab, clinical)
Advanced Certificate, ANP, College of Staten Island, New York.
Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist, College of Staten Island, New York.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Dominican College, New York.
Diploma in Nursing, the Mount Vernon Hospital School of Nursing, Mount Vernon, New York.
Kingsborough Community College /Nursing
St. Paul’s School of Nursing (formerly St. Vincent’s Medical Center School of Nursing) /Nursing
College of Staten Island /Nursing
Selected Publications and/or Other Resources
“Healthy Feet are Happy Feet” Nursing Made Incredibly Easy” 2011.
Ongoing participation in The Nurses “Health Study II Twenty-Year anniversary (1989-2011).
Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
ANCC Certification as Clinical Nurse Specialist
Certification in Advanced Care Life Support
Certification in PRI (Patient Review Instrument)
Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies
National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
Attending continuing educational seminars
Maintaining certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist
Mentoring of graduate nursing students
Gardening, hiking and kayaking