Abdi Osman

Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Health and Wellbeing
Roles: Teaching and Research
Room: Berwick 901- 123
Phone: +61343137973
Email: a.osman@federation.edu.au


  • Graduate Certificate of higher education learning and teaching- Deakin University – 2018 – 2019
  • Doctor of Public Health. 2009 -2013 Latrobe University, Melbourne, Vic. Australia.
  • Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. 2007-2008 James Cook University, Townsville, Qld. Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing. 2007-2007 University of Sydney, NSW. Australia
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Post Registration). 2005-2006 Monash University, Gippsland, Vic. Australia
  • Diploma in Registered Nursing. 1995-1999 Kenya Medical Training College. Kenya

Teaching areas

  • Acute care
  • Emergency & Trauma Care
  • Public Health & Health Policy
  • Health Promotion
  • Social determinants of Health

Roles Held

  • Clinical Coordination 2021
  • Academic integrity 2021-2023
  • Pebble pad coordination 2021-2023

Professional Associations

  • Member- Australian College of Nursing
  • Member- College of Emergency Nursing Australia
  • Registered with AHPRA/NMBA
  • McMaster University Evidence Rater

Research Interest

  • Teaching & Learning pedagogy
  • Emergency & Resuscitation Care
  • End of Life Care, Advance Care Planning & Goals of Care


  • Founder & Lead Researcher - Advance Care in Emergency Department (ACED) Special Interest Group.


2020 - Certificate of recognition for outstanding contribution to Federation University Australia, School of Health.

Higher Degree Research Supervision

  • Available

Current  PhD Supervision

  1. Review of decision-making process of elderly Latino Migrants to promote mental health: A grounded theory study (Ongoing)
  2. Workplace Experiences and Well-Being of Operating Room Nurses during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia: A Mixed-Method Study (Commencing 2023)


Journal Articles

Abstract Presentation

  • WY Chu, Andrew Huynh, Kathryn Lee, Rachel Pelly, Harriet Hiscock, Abdi Osman, Gerard O'Reilly, Andrea Maier, Paul Yates (2022). Emergency department presentations from residential aged care and Residential InReach activity during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 in Victoria. The Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 2022, Golden Jubilee: Redefining Geriatric Giants 8-10 June 2022. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 27-27. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajag.13089
  • Raul Hormazabal Salgado, Abdi D. Osman, Danny Hills, Dean Whitehead; The use of advanced care directives in residential aged care for residents with major neuro-cognitive disorders (dementia). 55th Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Conference in Adelaide, South Australia. November 2022.
  • Abdi Osman; Muhammad Aziz Rahman; Chien-Che Lin; Michael Yeoh; Simon Judkins; Juli Moran; Neely Pratten; Daryl Jones. Life prolonging treatment decisions for adults with pre-existing Advance Care Directive and resuscitation plans presenting to an Emergency Department- A retrospective analysis. Austin Research Festival 2019.
  • Abdi D. Osman; Alsufayan Fahad; Amal Al-Jaffari; Bibliometric analysis of neonatology publications generated in Saudi Arabia from 2008-2012. Presented at 5th Pediatric Research Day at KAIMRC, NGHA Riyadh 2012.

Book Chapters

  • Water and Sanitation: A case study for policy implication to reaching global development goals in developing nations. Book Title; Hydrology and Water Resource Management: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice. Information Management Resource Association, USA. Publisher IGI Global 2018.
  • Water and Sanitation: A case study for policy implication to reaching global development goals in developing nations. Book Title; Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations Publisher IGI Global Book Series 2015.