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Associate Professor Diana Arabiat

Associate Professor (Clinical Research and Innovation)

Contact Information Email: d.arabiat@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.457
Staff Member Details
Email: d.arabiat@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.457  

 

Diana is an Associate Professor of Clinical Research and Innovation in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Background

  • August 2015 - present: Associate Professor for Research and Clinical Innovation at Edith Cowan University/Perth-Western Australia (Full-Time)
  • November 2014 - August 2015: Director of Nursing Program at Princess Noura University, Faculty of Nursing-Saudi Arabia / Riyadh (Full-Time)
  • April 2013 - Present (Unpaid leave): Associate Professor at the University of Jordan/ Jordan-Amman
  • September 2013 - September 2014: Head of Maternal and Child Nursing Department,Chairperson of the Nursery & Kindergarten Council of the University of Jordan
  • July 2000 - June 2002: Children’s Registered Nurse at King Hussein Cancer Hospital and Jordan University hospital
  • June 2002 - August 2004: Teaching Assistant at the University of Jordan/ Jordan-Amman
  • April 2008 - April 2013: Assistant Professor at the University of Jordan/ Jordan-Amman

Professional Associations

  • ACCYPN: Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses
  • JNMC: Jordan’s Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • JOS: Jordan Oncology Society

Awards and Recognition

National and International Awards

  • 2013 - HIKMA AWARDS for Best Cancer Publication by Jordan Oncology Society
  • 2003 - The University of Jordan full PhD scholarship to pursue PhD in UK
  • 2002 - Linnaeus-Palme Award by SIDA (Swedish International Developing Agency)

Research Areas and Interests

Qualifications

  • Master of Science Degree in Clinical Nursing, Jordan, 2014.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing Studies), England, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, Jordan, 2000.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Health beliefs and folk models of illness in Arab families: A family centred approach,  University of Jordan,  Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $6,032.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Whitehead, L., Arabiat, D., Foster, M., (2017), Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adultswith cystic fibrosis. Internationl Journal of Nursing Studies, n/a(n/a), 1-6, United Kingdom, ELSEVIER, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.09.007.
  • Darawad, M., Hammad, S., Mosleh, S., Samarkandi, O., Hamdan-Mansour, A., Khalil, A., Arabiat, D., (2017), Psychosocial correlates of diabetes self-management practices. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 46(6), 771-781, THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, TEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES.
  • Arabiat, D., Shaheen, A., Nassar, O., Saleh, M., Mansour, A., (2017), Social and health determinants of adolescent?s wellbeing in Jordan: Implications for Policy and Practice. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, n/a(n/a), 1-6, ELSEVIER, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2017.03.015.
  • Hamdan-Mansour, A., Al-Sagarat, A., Al-Sarayerh, F., Nawafleh, H., Arabiat, D., (2017), Prevalence and correlates of substance use among psychiatric inpatients. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, n/a(n/a), 1-7, WLLEY, DOI: 10.1111/ppc.12214.
  • Arabiat, D., Collyer, D., Hamdan-Mansour, A., Khalil, A., Darawad, M., (2017), The impact of a mother?s emotional strains and disclosure of cancer on her child?s defensiveness and adjustment to cancer. Cancer Nursing, n/a(n/a), 1-8, Wolters Kluwer, DOI: doi: 10.1097/NCC.0000000000000516.
  • Darawad, M., Hamdan-Mansour, A., Khalil, A., Arabiat, D., Samarkandi, O., Alhussami, M., (2017), Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale: Validation of the Arabic Version Among Jordanians With Chronic Diseases. Clinical Nursing Research, n/a(n/a), 1-17, SAGE, DOI: 10.1177/1054773816683504.
  • Hamdan-Mansour, A., Abdel Razeq, N., Abdelhaq, B., Arabiat, D., Khalil, A., (2017), Displaced Syrian children's reported physical and mental wellbeing. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, n/a(n/a), 1-8, WLLEY, DOI: doi:10.1111/camh.12237.
  • Hamdan-Mansour, A., Mahmoud, K., Alshibi, A., Arabiat, D., (2017), Impulsivity and Sensation Seeking Personality Traits as Predictors of Substance use among University Students in Jordan. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, n/a(n/a), 1-8, Healio, DOI: DOI: 10.3928/02793695-20170905-04.
  • Abu Sheikha, B., Arabiat, D., Holmes, S., Khader, Y., Hiyasat, D., Collyer, D., Abu Shiekh, S., (2017), Correlates of treatment satisfaction and wellbeing among patients with type II diabetes. International Nursing Review, n/a(n/a), 1-8, WLLEY, DOI: 10.1111/inr.12358.
  • Matar, E., Arabiat, D., Foster, M., (2016), Oral glucose efficacy on neonate?s pain responses at the NICU: A quasi experimental trial of two clinical procedures. Applied Nursing Research, 32(2016), 36-40, W.B. Saunders, DOI: 10.1016/j.apnr.2016.04.002.
  • Abuqamar, M., Arabiat, D., Holmes, S., (2016), Parents' perceived satisfaction of care, communication and environment of the pediatric intensive care units at a tertiary children's hospital. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 31(3), e177-e184, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2015.12.009.
  • Abdelkader, R., Khalaf, I., Kridli, S., Arabiat, D., Alrimawi, I., (2016), Parents Involvement in Child?s Care in an Arab Pediatric Setting. Health Science Journal, 10(4), 1-6, Technological Educational Institute of Athens.
  • Abdelkader, R., Arabiat, D., Holmes, S., Hamdan-Mansour, A., (2015), Socio-demographic correlates of parents? participation in care of a hospitalized child: A perspective from a developing country. Journal of Child Health Care, 20(3), 374-383, London, UK, SAGE Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1367493515598650.
  • Arabiat, D., Hamdan-Mansour, A., Al Jabery, M., Wardam, L., Tamimi, A., (2015), Measuring care needs of parents of children with cancer: Psychometric properties of the FIN-PED II Arabic version. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 23(2), 255-270, New York, United States, Springer, DOI: 10.1891/1061-3749.23.2.255.
  • Hamdan-Mansour, AM., Azzeghaiby, SN., Arabiat, D., Badawi, TH., (2014), Psychological and Social Health Status of Patients with Lung Diseases in Jordan. Health, 6(2014), 1143-1151, USA, Scientific Research Publishing Inc., DOI: 10.4236/health.2014.611141.
  • Arabiat, D., (2014), Cultural Perspective from Middle Eastern Countries on the Ethics of Involving Children with Cancer in Research. Clinics in Mother and Child Health, 11(2), 5p, USA, Omics Publishing Group, DOI: 10.4172/2090-7214.1000159.
  • Khalil, AA., Al-Modallal, HM., Abdalrahim, M., Arabiat, D., Abed, MA., Zeilani, RS., (2014), Development and psychometric evaluation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Screening Index. Renal Failure, 36(8), 1200-1207, USA, Informa Healthcare, DOI: 10.3109/0886022X.2014.928969.
  • Ghannam, BM., Hamdan-Mansour, AM., Arabiat, D., Azzeghaiby, SN., Albeiat, DD., Al Badawi, TH., (2014), Psychosocial wellbeing of patients diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease. Psychology, 5(2014), 801-807, USA, Scientific Research, DOI: 10.4236/psych.2014.58091.
  • Jabery, MA., Arabiat, D., Khamra, HA., Betawi, IA., Jabbar, SK., (2014), Parental Perceptions of Services Provided for Children with Autism in Jordan. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23(3), 475-486, New York, USA, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10826-012-9703-0.
  • Shaheen, A., Nassar, O., Saleh, M., Arabiat, D., (2014), Understanding of school related factors associated with emotional health and bullying behavior among Jordanian adolescents. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 43(11), 1528-1536, Iran, Iranian Journal of Public Health.
  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., Wardam, L., (2013), Screening for anxiety symptoms and social desirability in children and adolescents living with chronic illnesses in Jordan. Journal of Child Health Care, 17(1), 62-71, London, United Kingdom, SAGE, DOI: 10.1177/1367493512450623.
  • Arabiat, D., Altamimi, A., (2013), Unmet care needs of parents of children with cancer in Jordan: implications for bed-side practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 22(3-4), 531-539, West Sussex, UK, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jocn.12122.
  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., Abdelkader, RH., Mahadeen, A., (2013), Jordanian Mothers? Beliefs About the Causes of Cancer in Their Children and Their Impact on the Maternal Role. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 24(3), 246-253, Thousand Oaks, California, United States, Sage, DOI: 10.1177/1043659613481808.
  • Arabiat, D., Al Jabery, M., (2013), Health related quality of life in paediatric chronic health conditions: A comparative study among children and adolescents in Jordan. Health, 5(11B), 19-24.
  • Abdelkader, RH., Arabiat, D., Abushaihka, LA., Qadri, I., (2013), Mothers? Experience of Caring For Their Hospitalized Child in Jordan's Hospitals. Life Science Journal, 10(4), 336-342.
  • Arabiat, D., Elliott, B., Draper, P., (2012), The prevalence of depression in pediatric oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Jordan. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 29(5), 283-288, California, USA, SAGE, DOI: 10.1177/1043454212451524.

Conference Publications

  • Hamdan-Mansour, AM., Hamaideh, SH., Arabiat, D., Azzeghaiby, SN., (2014), Psychosocial correlates of motivation for academic accomplishment among university students. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 32-36, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.12.323.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master By Research, Clinical And Socio-economic Correlates Of Well-being And Treatment Satisfaction In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus At The National Center For Diabetes, Endocrinology And Genetics
  • Master By Research, Parent's Satisfaction With Care Provided In The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Of A Tertiary Children's Hospital In Amman
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