Cynthia Chernecky

Professor

Cynthia Chernecky

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

The Graduate School

Bio

author 30 textbooks, over 200 chapters/journal articles, over 400 citations. Pioneer first book on critical care oncology, inventor ABCDE clinical education pedagogy and HATS research model.

  • (706) 721-4709
  • EC 5440

Education

  • Ph.D., Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad Case Western Reserve Universit, 1991

  • MN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad University of Pittsburgh - Pit, 1980

  • BSN, Registered Nursing, Nursing Ad University of Connecticut, 1977

Certifications

  • Immunizations 1996

  • Learning Experience Agreement GBON, GHA Agreement, 1996

  • AOCN Oncology nursing certification corporation, 2015

  • RNL South Carolina, 1980

  • CPR American Heart Association, 2016

  • RNL GA Board of Nursing, 1991

  • AOCN Oncology Nurse Certification Corporation, 1997

  • PPD 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Best Professor in Nursing Honor International Nurses Association, Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare, 2016

  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2012

  • Roberta Scofield Memorial Certification Award Oncology Nursing Certification, 2009

  • The Beverly Koerner Outstanding Alumni Award for University of Connecticut Alumni Award, 2009

  • Veins for Life Bard Corporation, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • NURS 9250

    Investigation of a Problem
  • NURS 9051

    DNP Project Inquiry & Change
  • NURS 7001

    Nursing Practice I
  • NURS 4801

    Adult Health Nursing II
  • NURS 6700

    Nsg Therap and Prof Nsg
  • NURS 7600

    Nurs Mgmt of Health Alteration

Teaching Interests

Oncology, vascular access

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Assessment of the psychosocial adjustment of well elderly residing in retirement communities., 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Assess and Prevent Critical Situations in Cancer Care, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections (CR-BSI) in Geriatric Patients in Intensive Care Units, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections (CR-BSI) in Geriatric Patients in Intensive Care Units, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Nursing care of the intraluminal fluid pathway to prevent catheter related bloodstream infections and occlusions., 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

lung cancer, vascular access, education.

College Service

  • Marjorie petty, PhD student at Augusta University, College of Nursing, Financial Burden in African-American Patients with Multiple Myeloma 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Academia Writing Task Force, College of Nursing, Augusta University 2016 - 2017

  • R. Sarfo, PhD student at GRU CON, “Relationships Among Health Literacy, Self-care, and Hospital Readmission Rates Among Adult African Americans with Heart Failure” 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • R. L. Havens, PhD student at GRU CON, “Vitamin D Status Moderators and Supplementation Outcomes" 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Cancer Moonshot Priorities and ONS document for NCI Scientific Advisory Panel, research bullet points submitted to G. A. Mallory, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Director of Research, ONS, Pittsburgh, PA - 2016

University Service

  • 2013- ASU/GHSU University Senate P&T committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2012- 2013 ASU/GHSU consolidation team FAPT committee and Promotion and Tenure Work 2012 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member
  • FAPT Committee 2007 - 2013

    Role: Committee Chair
  • 2009-2012: Graduate Council, School of Graduate Studies, CON representative. 2009 - 2012

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Arabian Journal of Chemistry 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Interprofessional Care 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Nursing Management 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Nursing Measurement 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Saints Mary & Martha Monastery 2005 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Donation of books to GRU Greenblatt Library "Math for Clinical Practice", 2nd ed and "Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures", 6th ed 2013

  • The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access 2007 - 2008

    Role: Other
  • Research Mentor 2005 - 2006

  • Saint Mary of Egypt, Orthodox Church in America 2001 - 2002

    Role: Other