Mary Gergis

Assistant Professor

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Contact Information

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Education

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Maryland, School of Nursing
PhD, Alexandria University, Egypt
MSN, Alexandria University, Egypt
BSN, Alexandria University, Egypt

Areas of Expertise

Palliative care & end-of-life care in intensive care units
Spiritual care at the end-of-life
Caring in nursing education
Nurse-patient communication

 Publications

  • Gergis, M.A. (2015). Want to graduate clinicians who care? A Caring behavior scale for healthcare students (S740). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49 (2).
  • Gergis, M.A. (2015). “Caring with Heart”. In their own words: The Meaning of caring for the seriously ill patients (S739). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49 (2).
  • Gergis, M.A. (2015). Communication in intensive care units: What do nurses say to their seriously ill patients? A Study of nurse-patient communication in Egypt. American Journal of Critical Care, 24(3).
  • Wiegand, D.L., Grant, M.S., Cheon, J., & Gergis, M.A. (2013). Family-centered end-of-life care in the ICU. J Gerontol Nurs, 10, 1-8.

Presentations

  • 2015: Gergis, M.A. Barriers to palliative care in the intensive care units in Egypt: Clinicians’ perspective. (Poster). HPNA Annual Clinical Practice Forum. Pittsburg, PA.
  • 2015: Gergis, M.A. Want to graduate clinicians who care? A Caring behavior scale for healthcare students. (Poster). AAHPM/ HPNA Annual Assembly. Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2015: Gergis, M.A., El-Soussi, H., El-Sharkawy, F., & Khalil H. Communication in the intensive care units: What do nurses say to their seriously ill patients? A study of nurse-patient communication in Egypt. (Poster). AACN's National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition. San Diego, CA.
  • 2014: Gergis, M.A., El-Soussi, H., & Khalil, H. Nursing Students’ Caring Behavior Scale (NSCBS): Content validity, reliability and scaling. (Poster). Watson Caring Science Institute International Caritas Consortium. Dearborn, MI.