Ph.D., Adelphi University (1999)
M.S., Columbia University (1989)
B.S., Pace University (1983)
Nursing education research
Simulation in nursing education
Curriculum development in nursing education
Quality and safety in nursing education
Effects of long term mechanical ventilation on patients and families
Nursing care of the C.O.P.D. patient
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.
Forbes, M.O., & Oates, V.C. (2019). Arts- Based Reflection on the End- of- Life: Nursing Student Narrative Analysis. Nursing Education Perspectives. Epub ahead of print DOI:10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000576
Abram, M., & Forbes, M. High fidelity simulation: an application to psychopharmacological training for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Student. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 40(3). DOI: 10.1080/01612840.2018.1519621
Hickey, M.T., Forbes, M.O., & Mauro, A.M. (2018). Making connections: an innovative seminar to foster integrative learning. Nurse Educator, 43(6): 283-284. doi: 10.1097/NNE.00000000000000
Donohue-Porter, P. Forbes, M., White, J., & Baumann. S. (2017). Transforming Nursing Education and the Formation of Students: Using the Humanbecoming Paradigm. Nursing Science Quarterly, 30 (2), 134-142.
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.
Forbes, M., & Oates, G. (2019).Arts-based reflection on end-of-life. Eastern Nursing Resarch Society Annual Scientific Sessions. Providence, Rhode Island.
Oates, G., & Forbes, M. O. (2018). Arts-Based Reflection on End-of-Life Care: Student Narrative Analysis. AACN Baccalaureate Education Conference. New Orleans L.A.
Donohue- Porter, P., Forbes, M.O., White, J.H. (2018). Barriers to Quality in Qualitative Research: Advancing Nursing Science, Eastern Nursing Research Society, Newark, NJ.
Ambrosio, D., & Forbes, M. (2015). Faculty awareness of student nurses' use of social media in the clinical setting. In American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Las Vegas, NV.
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.
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.
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
Keiko Iwama (2018). Lived Experience of Precepting the New Graduate Nurse in a Medical-Surgical Setting. Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health.
Waitline Williams (2013). Factors that affect bar code medication administration technology acceptance by nurses. Adelphi University.
Honors and Accomplishments
Honors and Accomplishments
Student Nurses Acting for Progress (SNAP) Faculty Advisor, 2007-2008
Student Government Association (SGA) Women's Recognition Award Recipient 2017
Felllow, New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), 2019 - present
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Omega Gamma Chapter
Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Reviewer - Western Journal of Nursing Research
Reviewer - International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship
Reviewer - Journal of Nursing Education and Practice
Reviewer - Journal of Professional Nursing
Reviewer - Journal of Clinical Nursing
Reviewer - Nurse Education in Practice
NLN Ambassador, Adelphi University, 2015- current
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