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AVME712 Aircrew Health and Performance

Aircrew personal flying equipment; aviation pathology and aircraft accident investigation; education and training for commercial flight crew; noise, vibration, and communication; thermal physiology, rescue, and survival; circadian rhythms and fatigue; human performance in aviation; ergonomics in aviation; work performance.

Paper title Aircrew Health and Performance
Paper code AVME712
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,692.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,125.00

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Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: David Powell
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCivAvMed), Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed))
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught in odd years in the second semester. It is a fully distance-taught paper with an optional week-long Professional Visits Programme held at various locations around the world. Where is it this year?
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Aviation Pathology and Medical Investigation of Aircraft Accidents
  • Short-Term Acceleration and Aircrew Flying Clothing
  • Education and Training for Commercial Flight Crew
  • Noise, Vibration and Communication
  • Thermal Physiology, Rescue and Survival
  • Circadian Rhythms and Fatigue
  • Human Performance in Aviation
  • Ergonomics in Aviation
  • Work Performance

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

Medical investigation of aircraft accidents; short duration acceleration; noise, vibration and communication; survival and rescue; fatigue risk management; human performance; ergonomics and work performance; aviation toxicology; health promotion.

Paper title Human Performance
Paper code AVME712
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: Ben Johnston
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCivAvMed), Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed))
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught in odd years in the second semester. It is a fully distance-taught paper with an optional week-long Professional Visits Programme held at various locations around the world. Where is it this year?
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Aviation Pathology and Medical Investigation of Aircraft Accidents
  • Short-Term Acceleration and Aircrew Flying Clothing
  • Education and Training for Commercial Flight Crew
  • Noise, Vibration and Communication
  • Thermal Physiology, Rescue and Survival
  • Circadian Rhythms and Fatigue
  • Human Performance in Aviation
  • Ergonomics in Aviation
  • Work Performance

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle