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AVME713 Airport and Travel Health

Medical aspects of air traffic control; the health of ground and engineering staff; airport emergency medical services; passenger cabin safety; traveller health; the health of flight attendants; airline aviation medicine; food hygiene and airline catering; air ambulances.

Paper title Airport and Travel Health
Paper code AVME713
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First 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 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 first 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.
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
  • Medical aspects of air traffic control
  • Airport services
  • Aviation toxicology and agricultural aviation
  • Passenger cabin safety
  • Traveller health
  • Airline aviation medicine
  • Health of flight attendants
  • Food hygiene and airline catering
  • Air ambulances

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Airport services; airline aviation medicine; passenger cabin safety; flight attendant health; airline catering; alcohol and drug issues in aviation; public health aspects of airline travel; traveller health; aeromedical transport systems.

Paper title Airport and Travel Health
Paper code AVME713
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 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 first 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, Scholarship, 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
  • Medical aspects of air traffic control
  • Airport services
  • Aviation toxicology and agricultural aviation
  • Passenger cabin safety
  • Traveller health
  • Airline aviation medicine
  • Health of flight attendants
  • Food hygiene and airline catering
  • Air ambulances

^ Top of page

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