Cynthia Chernecky

Professor

Cynthia Chernecky

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Nursing
Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

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 4801

    Adult Health Nursing II
  • NURS 9250

    Investigation of a Problem
  • NURS 6700

    Nsg Therap and Prof Nsg
  • NURS 7600

    Nurs Mgmt of Health Alteration
  • NURS 3805

    Adult Health Nursing I
  • NURS 6400

    Evidence-Based Practice
  • NURS 7000

    Nursing Prac/Clinical Reas I

Teaching Interests

Oncology, vascular access

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • Comparison of central line-associated bloodstream infection rates when changing to a zero fluid displacement intravenous needleless connector in acute care settings, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Review of the Intraluminal Fluid Pathway to Prevent Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections and Occlusions, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Critical Care & Emergency Nursing (Japanese translation), 2014
    Book, Scholarly-New

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