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alaa omar oteir
• Department of Allied Medical Sciences - Faculty Member
• Vice dean - Vice Dean

  • Ph.D. of PARAMEDICS from Monash University, 2017
  • Msc. of PARAMEDICS from University of Maryland,Baltimore County, 2010
  • Bsc. of Physical therapy from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2006

    Publications
  • Ala?a, O Oteir and Smith, Karen and Stoelwinder, Johannes U and Middleton, James and Jennings, Paul A, "Should suspected cervical spinal cord injury be immobilised?: a systematic review," Injury, vol. 46, no. , pp. 528-535, 2015, Elsevier
  • Ala'a, O Oteir and Smith, Karen and Jennings, Paul A and Stoelwinder, Johannes U, "The prehospital management of suspected spinal cord injury: an update," Prehospital and disaster medicine, vol. 29, no. , pp. 0-0, 2014, Jems Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Ala'a, O Oteir and Jennings, Paul A and Smith, Karen and Stoelwinder, Johannes, "Should suspected cervical spinal cord injuries be immobilised? A systematic review protocol," Injury prevention, vol. 20, no. , pp. -1--1, 2014, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
  • Ala?a, O Oteir and Smith, Karen and Stoelwinder, Johannes U and Cox, Shelley and Middleton, James W and Jennings, Paul A, "The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: a six year retrospective cohort study," Injury epidemiology, vol. 3, no. , pp. 1-8, 2016, BioMed Central
  • Oteir, Alaa O and Smith, Karen and Stoelwinder, Johannes and Middleton, James W and Cox, Shelley and Sharwood, Lisa N and Jennings, Paul A, "Prehospital predictors of traumatic spinal cord injury in Victoria, Australia," Prehospital Emergency Care, vol. 21, no. , pp. 583-590, 2017, Taylor \& Francis
  • Olaussen, Alexander and Semple, William and Oteir, Alaa and Todd, Paula and Williams, Brett, "Paramedic literature search filters: optimised for clinicians and academics," BMC medical informatics and decision making, vol. 17, no. , pp. 1-6, 2017, BioMed Central
  • Raffee, Liqaa Abdulridha and Khader, Yousef S and Oteir, Alaa O and Alawneh, Khaled and Saqan, Rola S and Beovich, Bronwyn and Williams, Brett and others, "Final Year Dental Students? Perception of Knowledge, Training and Competence in Medical Emergency Management," Glob J Health Sci, vol. 10, no. , pp. 1-9, 2018
  • Alqudah, Zainab and Nehme, Ziad and Williams, Brett and Oteir, Alaa and Bernard, Stephen and Smith, Karen, "A descriptive analysis of the epidemiology and management of paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest," Resuscitation, vol. 140, no. , pp. 127-134, 2019, Elsevier
  • Middleton, James and Sharwood, Lisa and Cox, Shelley and Jennings, Paul and Oteir, Alaa and Smith, Karen and Stoelwinder, Johannes, "Prehospital Predictors of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Victoria, Australia," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2017, Informa Healthcare
  • Raffee, Liqaa and Kuleib, Samer and Oteir, Alaa and Kewan, Tariq and Alawneh, Khaled and Beovich, Bronwyn and Williams, Brett, "Utility of leucocytes, inflammatory markers and pancreatic enzymes as indicators of gangrenous cholecystitis," Postgraduate medical journal, vol. 96, no. , pp. 134-138, 2020, The Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine
  • Oteir, Alaa O and Almhdawi, Khader A and Kanaan, Saddam F and Alwidyan, Mahmoud T and Williams, Brett, "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation level of knowledge among allied health university students in Jordan: a cross-sectional study," BMJ open, vol. 9, no. , pp. 0-0, 2019, British Medical Journal Publishing Group
  • Alqudah, Zainab and Nehme, Ziad and Alrawashdeh, Ahmad and Williams, Brett and Oteir, Alaa and Smith, Karen, "Paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis," Resuscitation, vol. 149, no. , pp. 65-73, 2020, Elsevier
  • Raffee, Liqaa A and Oteir, Alaa O and Alawneh, Khaled Z and Alustath, Alaa MI, "Relationship Between Initial Arterial Blood Gases and Coagulation Profiles--Analyzing the Prognosis and Outcomes in Patients with Multiple Injuries/Trauma," Open access emergency medicine: OAEM, vol. 12, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, Dove Press
  • Alwidyan, Mahmoud T and Oteir, Alaa O and Trainor, Joseph, "Working during Pandemic Disasters: Views and Predictors of EMS providers," Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, vol. , no. , pp. 1-7, 2020, Cambridge University Press
  • Almhdawi, Khader A and Alazrai, Alza and Kanaan, Saddam and Shyyab, Awni A and Oteir, Alaa O and Mansour, Zaid Modhi and Jaber, Hanan, "Post-stroke depression, anxiety, and stress symptoms and their associated factors: A cross-sectional study," Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, vol. , no. , pp. 1-14, 2020, Routledge
  • Almhdawi, Khader A and Obeidat, Donia Saleh and Kanaan, Saddam F and Oteir, Alaa O and Mansour, Zaid Modhi and Alrabbaei, Hassan, "Efficacy of an innovative smartphone application for office workers with chronic non-specific low back pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial," Clinical Rehabilitation, vol. 34, no. , pp. 1282-1291, 2020, SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England
  • Almhdawi, Khader A and Alrabbaie, Hassan and Kanaan, Saddam F and Oteir, Alaa O and Jaber, Alaa F and Ismael, Noor T and Obaidat, Donia S, "Predictors and prevalence of lower quadrant work-related musculoskeletal disorders among hospital-based nurses: A cross-sectional study," Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, vol. , no. , pp. 1-12, 2020, IOS Press
  • Kanaan, Saddam F and Khraise, Hana? and Almhdawi, Khader A and Darlow, Ben and Oteir, Alaa O and Mansour, Zaid M, "Arabic version of the Back Pain Attitudes Questionnaire: Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties," Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, vol. , no. , pp. 1-9, 2020, IOS Press
  • Alqudah, Zainab and Nehme, Ziad and Williams, Brett and Oteir, Alaa and Bernard, Stephen and Smith, Karen, "Impact of temporal changes in the epidemiology and management of traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on survival outcomes," Resuscitation, vol. 158, no. , pp. 79-87, 2021, Elsevier
  • Alqudah, Zainab and Nehme, Ziad and Williams, Brett and Oteir, Alaa and Bernard, Stephen and Smith, Karen, "Impact of a trauma-focused resuscitation protocol on survival outcomes after traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: An interrupted time series analysis," Resuscitation, vol. 162, no. , pp. 104-111, 2021, Elsevier
  • Almhdawi, Khader A and Alrabbaie, Hassan and Obeidat, Donia S and Kanaan, Saddam F and Mansour, Zaid Modhi and Oteir, Alaa O and others, "Sleep quality and its predictors among hospital-based nurses: a cross-sectional study," Sleep and Breathing, vol. , no. , pp. 1-7, 2021, Springer International Publishing
  • Oteir, Alaa O and Kanaan, Saddam F and Alwidyan, Mahmoud T and Almhdawi, Khader A and Williams, Brett, "Validity and Reliability of a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Attitudes Questionnaire Among Allied Health Profession Students," Open Access Emergency Medicine: OAEM, vol. 13, no. , pp. 0-0, 2021, Dove Press
  • Kanaan, Saddam and Khraise, Hana?a and Almhdawi, Khader A and Natour, Jamil and Oteir, Alaa O and Mansour, Zaid M, "Arabic translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties of the low back pain knowledge questionnaire," Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, vol. , no. , pp. 1-11, 2021, Taylor \& Francis
  • Oteir, Alaa and Almhdawi, Khader and Kanaan, Saddam and Alwidyan, Mahmoud and Williams, Brett, "Attitudes towards CPR among allied health students in Jordan: a cross-sectional study," Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, vol. 17, no. , pp. -1--1, 2020
  • Almhdawi, Khader A and Alrabbaie, Hassan and Kanaan, Saddam F and Alahmar, Rami and Oteir, Alaa O and Mansour, Zaid Modhi and Obeidat, Donia S and others, "The prevalence of upper quadrants work-related musculoskeletal disorders and their predictors among registered nurses," Work, vol. , no. , pp. 1-13, 2021, IOS Press
  • "A descriptive analysis of the epidemiology and management of paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest", Resuscitation
  • "Arabic translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties of the low back pain knowledge questionnaire", Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
  • "Arabic version of the Back Pain Attitudes Questionnaire: Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, and psychometric properties", Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation level of knowledge among allied health university students in Jordan: a cross sectional study", BMJ Open
  • "DUTY TO WORK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY OF PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN JORDAN", Journal of Emergency Nursing
  • "Depression, anxiety and insomnia among frontline healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) in Jordan: a cross-sectional study", BMJ Open
  • "Efficacy of an innovative smartphone application for office workers with chronic non-specific low back pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial", CLINICAL REHABILITATION
  • "Healthcare students' mental and physical well-being during the COVID-19 lockdown and distance learning", Work
  • "Impact of a trauma-focused resuscitation protocol on survival outcomes after traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: An interrupted time series analysis", Resuscitation
  • "Impact of temporal changes in the epidemiology and management of traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest on survival outcomes", Resuscitation
  • "Knowledge and willingness of schoolteachers in Jordan to perform CPR: A cross-sectional study", BMJ Open
  • "Lived experience of Jordanian front-line healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study", BMJ Open
  • "Paediatric traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis", Resuscitation
  • "Paramedic literature search filters: optimised for clinicians and academics", BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
  • "Post-stroke Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Symptoms and Their Associated Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study ", Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
  • "Predictors and prevalence of lower quadrant work-related musculoskeletal disorders among hospital-based nurses: A cross-sectional study", Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • "Prehospital Predictors of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Victoria, Australia", Prehosptial Emergency Care
  • "Road user perceptions of appropriateness of ambulance lights and sirens use in developing countries", International Emergency Nursing
  • "Should suspected cervical spinal cord injury be immobilised?: A systematic review", Injury
  • "Sleep quality and its predictors among hospital-based nurses: a cross-sectional study ", Sleep and Breathing
  • "Survival outcomes in emergency medical services witnessed traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest after the introduction of a trauma-based resuscitation protocol", Resuscitation
  • "The prevalence of upper quadrants work-related musculoskeletal disorders and their predictors among registered nurses ", Work
  • "Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the low back pain treatment belief questionnaire and its clinimetric properties", The Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • "Utility of leucocytes, inflammatory markers and pancreatic enzymes as indicators of gangrenous cholecystitis", Postgraduate Medical Journal
  • "Working during Pandemic Disasters: Views and Predictors of EMS providers", Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2023 - Present
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2022 - Sep 2023
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Mar 2022 - Sep 2022
  • Acting Head of Department, Department of Allied Medical Sciences, Sep 2021 - Sep 2022
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2020 - Sep 2021
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2019 - Sep 2020
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Faculty Member, Department of Allied Medical Sciences, Jun 2017 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Allied Medical Sciences, Mar 2017 - Jun 2017
  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PULMONARY- CRADIOVASCULAR SYSTEM(LAB)
  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PULMONARY-CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
  • BASIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA EMERGENCIES
  • BASIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA EMERGENCIES LAB
  • CARDIO PULMONARY RESUSCITATION
  • CARDIO PULMONARY RESUSCITATION (LAB)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING (1)
  • CLINICAL TRAINING (2)
  • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF SPECIAL AND CRITICAL CASES
  • ETHICS IN APPLIED MEDICAL CAREERS
  • FIELD PRACTICUM
  • FIELD TRAINING(1)
  • FIELD TRAINING(2)
  • GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT PARAMEDIC STUDENTS
  • HEALTH A ASSESSMENT (LAB)
  • HEALTH ASSESSMENT LAB
  • INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL DEFENCE
  • INTRODUCTION TO DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL IMAGING
  • INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDIC
  • INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDIC LAB
  • INTRODUCTION TO PARAMEDICS
  • INTRODUCTION TO RESPIRATORY THERAPY
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL , ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF GERIATRIC EMERGENCIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIOUS TOXICOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF RESPIRATORY EMERGENCIES (LAB)
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA AND INJURIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA AND INJURIES LAB
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA EMERGENCIES
  • PARAMEDIC MANAGEMENT OF TRAUMA EMERGENCIES (LAB)
  • PHARMACOLOGY
  • PHARMACOLOGY FOR PARAMEDIC STUDENTS
  • PHARMACOLOGY FOR PARAMEDIC STUDENTS LAB
  • PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS
  • PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS LAB
  • PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY FOR PARAMEDIC STUDENTS