Faculty & Staff

MARYANN O FORBES

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

ALUMNAE HALL
ROOM 205

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., Adelphi University (1999)
M.S., Columbia University (1989)
B.S., Pace University (1983)

Recent Courses

Dissertation Guidance I
Dissertation Guidance: III
Fundamentals Of Patient Centered Nuring Care Clinical
Nursing Care Of Adults I

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Critical care nursing
Use of simulation in teaching
Gerontology
Undergraduate baccalaureate curriculum development

Research Interests

Nursing education research
Effects of long term mechanical ventilation on patients and families
Nursing care of the C.O.P.D. patient
Simulation in nursing education
Gerontology

Grants/Sponsored Research

Adelphi University Instructional Technology Grant. "The Effect of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology on Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Medication Safety during a Simulation Scenario", 2011-2012

Adelphi University Faculty Development Grant "Evaluating the Design and Effectiveness of Three Clinical Simulation Scenarios," 2009-2010

Sigma Theta Tau Kappa Gamma Chapter Research Grant - "The meaning of long term mechanical ventilation for the C.O.P.D. patient", 1998

Book Chapters

Forbes, M. & Spinelli, P. (2006). Buffing Up: Study Tips and Test-Taking Strategies. In Coonan, P. (Eds.). NCLEX-RN for Dummies. (pp. 43-69). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.

Forbes, M. (2006). Ten Common Phrases Found in NCLEX-RN Questions. In Coonan, P. (Eds.). NCLEX-RN for Dummies. (pp. 267-274). Hoboken, NJ: W.

Forbes, M. (2006). Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies. In Coonan, P. (Eds.). NCLEX-RN for Dummies. (pp. 141-157). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.

Forbes, M. (2006). Basic Care and Comfort. In Coonan, P. (Eds.). NCLEX-RN for Dummies. (pp. 125-139). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing.


Refereed Articles

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Valas, J., Forbes, M., & White, J. (2013), An Innovative Master's Education Program to Prepare Graduates for the Practice Setting. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, 120, 120-125.

Forbes, M., & White, J. (2012), Using Boyer to create a culture of scholarship: Outcomes from a faculty development program. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2 (3), 54-65.

Donohue-Porter, Patricia; Forbes, Maryann O.; and White, Jane H. (2011), Nursing Theory in Curricula Today: Challenges for Faculty at all Levels of Education. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 8 (1) Article 14.

Hickey, M. Forbes, M. & Greenfield, S. (2010), Integrating the Institute of Medicine Competencies in a Baccalaureate Curricular Revision: Process and Strategies. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26 (4), 214-222.

Forbes, M., Hickey, M., & White, J. (2010), Adjunct Faculty Development: Reported Needs and Innovative Solutions. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26 (2), 116-124.

Forbes, Maryann O. & Hickey, Mary T. (2009), Curriculum Reform in Baccalaureate Nursing Education: Review of the Literature. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 6: 1, Article 27.

Forbes, M.O. & Hickey, M.T. (2008), Podcasting: Implementation and Evaluation in an Undergraduate Nursing Program. Nurse Educator, 33 (5), 224-227.

Forbes, Maryann (2007), Prolonged Ventilator Dependence: Perspective of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patient. Clinical Nursing Research, 16, 231-250.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Ambrosio, D., & Forbes, M. (2012, May). “Fuel Your Resources for Quality and Patient Safety in Nursing Education”. Alpha Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International/ Eighth Annual Nursing Leadership Conference, Garden City, NY.

Forbes, M. (2008, May). Prolonged Ventilator Dependence : The COPD Patient's Perspective. Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Omega Chapter Leadership Conference.

Forbes, M. (2008, February). Prolonged Ventilator Dependence : The COPD Patient's Perspective. Social And Behavioral Science Symposium, Adelphi University.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Forbes, M., & White, J. (2011). Using Boyer to Create a Culture of Scholarship: Outcomes from a Faculty Development Program. In Eastern Nursing Research Society. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Donohue-Porter, P., Forbes, M., & White, J. (2011). Meeting the Challenges to the Theory-Practice-Research Relationship: Federal Legislation and Doctoral Education. In Eastern Nursing Research Society. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Forbes, M., & Ambrosio, D. (2010). First Time in the Sim Lab: Designing and Implementing Effective Scenarios for the Novice Student. In International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning. Las Vegas, NV.

Forbes, M., Hickey, M., & White, J. (2010). Adjunct Faculty Development: Reported Needs and Innovative Solutions. In 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the Eastern Nursing Research Society. Providence, RI.

Ambrosio, D. & Forbes, M. (2010). First Time in the Sim Lab: Designing and Implementing Effective Scenarios for the Novice Student. In Drexel Simulation in Healthcare Conference. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Hickey, M. & Forbes, M. (2009). “An Integration Seminar: An Innovative Course to Facilitate Critical Thinking in Nursing Students". In Drexel Nursing Education Institute. Washington, D.C..

Forbes, M. & Hickey, M. (2009). The Concept of a Faculty Recorded Podcast: A Relatively New Phenomenon. In Drexel Nursing Education Institute. Washington, D.C..

Hickey, M. & Forbes, M. (2008). Integration Seminar: An Innovative Course to Facilitate Critical Thinking in Baccalaureate Nursing Students. In AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Hickey, M. & Forbes, M. (2008). A Baccalaureate Nursing Curricular Revision: Integrating the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Competencies. In AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference. San Antonio Texas.


Honors and Accomplishments

Student Nurses Acting for Progress (SNAP) Faculty Advisor, 2007-2008

Professional Activities

Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Omega Gamma Chapter
Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Licenses & Certifications

Registered Nurse, New York State
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE); National League for Nursing