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School of Health

Amy Cowan

Phone: (03) 5122 6217
Email: a.cowan@federation.edu.au
Room: Gippsland Campus, 2W-132
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing

Qualifications

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours), Federation University

Certificate IV Training and Assessment, Chisholm Institute

Master of Nursing, Monash University

Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Healthcare, Mayfield Education

Bachelor of Nursing, Australian Catholic University

Registered Nurse

Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE)

Teaching areas

  • Undergraduate nursing lecturer
  • Professional, Legal and Ethical Decision Making in Person-Centred Care

Professional associations

Current member of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN)

Current member of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA)

Current member of Diabetes Australia, Victoria (DAV)

Current member of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF)

Awards

Australian Diabetes Educators Association, Victorian Credentialled Diabetes Educator of the Year, 2018.

Best Novice Presenter Award, Australasian Diabetes Congress 2020, for presentation “The Perceptions and Impact of a Health Professional Mentoring Program for Multidisciplinary Diabetes Educators in Australia: A Quantitative Study”.

Nomination for Monash Health Excellence in Nursing Award, 2017.

Research interests

  • Health professional mentoring
  • Diabetes management

Publications

Journal articles

The Perceptions and Impact of a Health Professional Mentoring Program for Multidisciplinary Diabetes Educators in Australia: A Quantitative Study, submitted and awaiting publication.