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Mrs Peggy Dykstra

Lecturer, Paramedical Science

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 3908, Mobile: 0417926128, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO21.532
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 3908
Mobile: 0417926128
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.532  



  • Master Paramedical Science Specialisation in Critical Care, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
  • Advanced Diploma in Health Science, Australia, 1998.
  • Advanced Certificate of Emergency Care, Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Biology, Edith Cowan University, 1993.


Recent Research Grants

  • Development of a virtual reality platform to train and prepare paramedics for mass/multi casualty incidents,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2017 Open Round,  2018 - 2019,  $151,900.
  • Investigating the extent to which highly realistic moulage impacts on learning outcomes in simulation-based learning environments,  Department of Health WA,  Simulated Learning Environments Research Grants 2016,  2016,  $38,500.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Mills, B., Miles, A., Phan, T., Dykstra, P., Hansen, S., Reid, D., Langdon, C., Walsh, A., (2018), Investigating the extent realistic moulage impacts on immersion and performance amongst undergraduate paramedicine students in a simulation-based traumatic scenario: A pilot study. Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the society for simulation in healthcare, 13(5), 331-340, DOI: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000318.
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