Mary Nevin

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Dr Mary Nevin, PhD, RGN, RNT, MSc, BNS (Hons) is an Assistant Professor of Nursing and lecturer in the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health in DCU. Mary graduated as a Registered General Nurse in 1999 and a Registered Nurse Tutor in 2005. She has over 16 years’ experience of teaching in third level institutions. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate modules in advanced clinical examination, biochemistry and cell biology, research methods, palliative & end of life care, and a wide variety of nursing care modules. Mary was awarded a PhD Health Research Board Research Training Fellowship for Healthcare Professionals (HPF-2015-968, €248,714.00), which she completed in 2020 at Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD thesis was entitled Development of a Core Set of Clinical Care Provision Indicators for Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals.

Mary’s clinical background is in medical/surgical nursing and palliative care. As well as her academic role, Mary maintains her clinical skills through her work as a Night Nurse with the Irish Cancer Society where she provides end of life care for people and their loved ones in their own homes.

Newspaper

Year Publication
2015 Nevin M. (2015) A week in my ... night nursing role ‘In conversations with people who are dying, I think you can learn so much about living’. Dublin: NEWSA Link

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2020 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V. (2020) 'Healthcare Providers’ Views and Experiences of Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals: A Qualitative Systematic Review and Thematic Synthesis'. Palliative Medicine, 34 (5):605-618.
2019 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V. (2019) 'Development of Core Indicators for Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals – An International Modified Delphi Study'. Annals of Oncology, 30 (Suppplement 5).
2019 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2019) 'Non-Specialist Palliative Care. A Principle-Based Concept Analysis'. Palliative Medicine, 33 (6):634-649.
2018 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2018) 'Non-Specialist Palliative Care: A Concept Analysis. 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care'. Palliative Medicine, 32 (IS).
2014 Nevin M., Mulkerrins J., Neill F. (2014) 'Preparing the Nursing Student for Internship In A Pre-registration Nursing Program: Developing A Problem Based Approach With The Use Of High Fidelity Simulation Equipment'. Nurse Education in Practice, 14 (2):154-159.
2008 Nevin M. (2008) 'Book reviews'. Nurse Education in Practice, 9 (6).

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2014 Nevin M., Coughlan M. (2014) 'Nursing care of conditions related to the immune system' In: Oxford : Wiley Blackwell.
2010 Nevin, M., Mulkerrins, J., Driffield, A. (2010) 'Essential Skills' In: Oxford : Oxford University Press.

Published Report

Year Publication
2010 Higgins A., Begley C., Timmins F., McGonagle I, Nevin M. et al. (2010) Nurse and Midwife Clinical Competency Determination and Competency Development Planning Toolkit. National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, .
2010 Higgins A., Begley C., Timmins F., McGonagle I., Nevin M. et al. (2010) The Development and Testing of a Toolkit to Support Nursing and Midwifery Competency Development: Research Report. National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery, .

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2020 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2020) Irish Association of Palliative Care, Annual Educational and Research Seminar Integrating Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals – An International Modified Delphi Study
2020 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2020) Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference Integrating Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals – An International Modified Delphi Study
2020 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2020) 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (Online) Development of Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals – results of An International Modified Delphi Study
2019 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V. (2019) Irish Association of Nurses in Oncology Annual Conference Barriers and Facilitators to Non-Specialist Palliative Care Provision in Hospitals. Findings from a Systematic Review
2019 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V (2019) 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Berlin, Germany Healthcare Providers' Views and Experiences of Non-specialist Palliative Care (NSPC) in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Systematic Review
2019 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2019) EONS12 the European Oncology Nursing Society Congress at ESMO 2019 Congress Development of Core Indicators of Non-Specialist Palliative Care in Hospitals – An International Modified Delphi Study
2019 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V. (2019) Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, Dublin Healthcare providers’ views and experiences of Non-Specialist Palliative Care (NSPC) in the acute care hospital setting: A Systematic Review
2019 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2019) Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference Non-Specialist Palliative Care: Current state of play: A Concept Analysis
2018 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G (2018) 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care Palliative Care is Part of Everyone's Job - The Education and Training Needs of Non-Specialist Palliative Care (NSPC) Practitioners; Findings from a Concept Analysis
2018 Nevin M., Hynes G., Smith V. (2018) 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care, Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Canada Non-specialist Palliative Care (NSPC) in the Acute Care Hospital Setting: A Systematic Review
2018 Nevin M., Smith V., Hynes G. (2018) Irish Association of Palliative Care, Annual Educational and Research Seminar Non-Specialist Palliative Care: A Concept Analysis
2014 Nevin M., Mulkerrins J, Neill F. (2014) Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education, Trinity College Dublin An Evaluation of a Simulated Learning Package for Undergraduate Nursing Students
2011 Nevin, M., Higgins, A., Begley, C., Timmins, F., McGonagle, I. (2011) 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Transforming Healthcare through Research & Education, Trinity College Dublin ). Continuous Competency Development Toolkit for Nurses and Midwives: Views and Concerns of Nurses and Midwives in Practice
2011 Nevin M., Higgins A., Begley C., Timmins F. et al. (2011) Building and Promoting Excellence in Practice Conference, National University of Ireland Galway An Evaluation of A Clinical Competency Toolkit For Nurses and Midwives
2011 Nevin M., Higgins A., Begley C., Timmins F. et al. (2011) 22nd International Networking for Education in Healthcare Conference, Cambridge Development and Evaluation of a Clinical Competence Toolkit for Nurses and Midwives: A Collaborative Approach Between Clinical Practice and Academia
2006 Nevin M. (2006) Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Trinity College Dublin An Exploration of the Learning Styles of Undergraduate BSc Nursing Students

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Sweeney, M.R., Nevin, M., White, C., Boilson, A., Boylan, P., Staines, A., Casey. B. (2021) Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in residential care settings for older people in Ireland Trinity College Dublin, .
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Professional Associations

Association Function From / To
European Oncology Nurses Society Working Group Member -
European Academy of Nursing Science Member -
Hospice Friendly Hospitals Network of the Irish Hospice Foundation Member -
The Irish Association of Palliative Care Member -
The All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care Member -

Committees

Committee Function From / To
Research Ethics Committee of the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health -
Education Working Group of the European Oncology Nurses Society (EONS) -
Early Career Researchers Forum of the All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care -

Research Interests

Mary’s research interests span the areas of palliative care and end of life care in various population groups, chronic illness, and health systems research. Multidisciplinary clinical-academic partnerships and collaborations are integral to her programme of research. She is currently involved in several research projects and has expertise in various research methodologies including systematic review, concept analysis, Delphi studies, surveys and qualitative approaches.

Mary has experience in the supervision of students at MSc levels, and research proposal development at PhD level. She welcomes opportunities to supervise students at PhD and MSc levels in the areas of palliative and end of life care, chronic illness, and health systems research.

Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2022 Biochemistry and Cell Biology NS133