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Ms Alecka Miles

Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2445
Email: a.miles@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.541  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5132-0691

Alecka is a Lecturer within the School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Qualifications

  • Master of Emergency Health, Monash University, 2019.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Other VIC higher ed institution, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Health Science, Victoria University, 2007.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Miles, A., Hansen, S., Mills, B. (2020). A simulated night shift for undergraduate paramedicine students: Lessons learnt and the perceived value towards learning. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 17(2020), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.17.732.
  • Mills, B., Dykstra, P., Hansen, S., Miles, A., Rankin, T., Hopper, L., Brook, L., Bartlett, D. (2020). Virtual Reality Triage Training Can Provide Comparable Simulation Efficacy for Paramedicine Students Compared to Live Simulation-Based Scenarios. Prehospital Emergency Care, 24(4), 525-536. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2019.1676345.

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. https://doi.org/10.1097/SIH.0000000000000318.

Journal Articles

  • Carter, O., Mills, B., Ross, N., Miles, A., Mould, J., O'Brien, R. (2016). Assessing simulation-based clinical training: comparing the concurrent validity of students' self-reported satisfaction and confidence measures against objective clinical examinations. BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning, 2(2), 30-34. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjstel-2015-000089.

Research Projects

  • Out-of-hospital immersive birthing simulation training for WA Paramedics and Ambulance Officers using virtual-reality technology, Department of Health WA, Clinical Simulation and Training Grants, 2021 ‑ 2023, $49,853.
  • Development and evaluation of a novel gamified education package enhancing pandemic preparedness for frontline healthcare response staff and students, Department of Health WA, Future Health Research and Innovation FHRI Focus Grants: COVID-19, 2021 ‑ 2023, $224,446.
  • Community expectations and utilisation of emergency health services during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, Covid-19 Research Fund, 2020 ‑ 2022, $100,000.
  • 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, $45,000.
  • 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, $15,000.

Research Student Supervision

Adjunct Supervisor

  • Master of Medical and Health Science by Research, What are the characteristics of, and current prehospital management practices, for pregnant women who have been treated by St John Ambulance in Western Australia?
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