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Dr Sonya Osborne

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing

Personal

Name
Dr Sonya Osborne
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - HHWB
Discipline *
Nursing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3785
Fax
+61 7 3138 3814
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Masters of Nursing (Research) (University of Canberra), Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (University of Canberra), Graduate certificate in Perioperative Nursing (University of Western Sydney)

Professional memberships
and associations

Memberships

  • member – Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
  • member – Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)
  • member – Cochrane Effectiveness of Professional Organisation of Care Review Group (EPOC)
  • member – Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA)
  • member – Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN)
  • member – Perioperative Nurses Association of Queensland (PNAQ)
  • member – Royal College of Nursing Australia (RCNA)
  • member – Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

Professional Service

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Dr Sonya Osborne a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at Queensland University of Technology with a joint appointment at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where she acts as mentor, advisor and co-researcher in clinical nursing research projects.  Dr Osborne has over 20 years post registration nursing experience in clinical practice, clinical education, research and academia.  Her current teaching areas include nursing research and she is Nurse Practitioner Study Area Coordinator.

 

Research interests

  • perioperative nursing and patient safety
  • management of chronic and co-morbid illness in acute care
  • evidence-based practice and implementation science
  • practice development and improvement science
  • the deteriorating patient in acute care

Methodological focus

  • quantitative and qualitative methodology
  • experimental and quasi-experimental studies
  • survey methods
  • systematic review methodology
  • case series/case study designs
  • improvement science methods
This information has been contributed by Dr Sonya Osborne.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.