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Dr Monica Peddle Lecturer in Nursing/Program Coordinator, Nursing

Monica is a registered nurse who is currently completing her PhD. Monica has a Masters of Education with a Graduate Diploma in Nurse Education and a Grad Certificate in Unit Management and Clinical Education. Monica worked at the Alfred Hospital Melbourne and moved into education in 1992. Monica worked as the conveneor of a third year Clinical Decision Making subject at Australian Catholic University. In 2003 Monica moved to Albury in New South Wales and began work at the Wondonga campus of La Trobe University as the Nursing Development Centre Manager. In 2010 Monica was appointed as an Associate Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Wondonga Campus. In this role Monica coordinated first and second year subjects as well as began the development of the clinical simulation program to be integrated into the undergradaute curriculum. In 2008 Monica moved to Melbourne and was appointed as a Lecturer and Clinical Simulation Program Coordinator in the School of Nursing and Midwfery, Melbourne Campus. Monica has also been seconded to the position of Senior Research Fellow for six month periods to complete work on funded projects from 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Monica is able to supervise Masters students and has interest in areas of:
Teaching and learning in health professional education;
Patient Safety;
Learning through simulation including virtual simulation;
Developing non-technical skills in health professionals.

Monica is also currently involved with two major Simulated Learning Environment projects within Victoria, being the project lead for one. Monica has been a member of teams succesful in gaining grants (n=11) totalling over $3,000,000.


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