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AVME719 Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics

The aviation environment; principles and theory of aeromedical care; air ambulance/aeromedical operations; risk management in aeromedical retrieval and transportation work; critical reflection.

Paper title Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics
Paper code AVME719
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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Restriction
AVMX 719
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: Dr David Powell
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport. Part of the Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT).
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught each year 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, Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will have
  • An understanding of the general organisation and structure of aeromedical retrieval and transfer systems
  • Developed a sound knowledge of the aeromedical environment and the physiological changes it causes to patients and fellow team members
  • Demonstrated an understanding of aeromedical aircraft and the aviation processes and procedures that are utilised during aeromedical retrievals and transfers
  • Developed an understanding of the principles of survival and critical actions required after an aircraft accident/incident

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Timetable

First Semester

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

The aviation environment; principles and theory of aeromedical care; air ambulance/aeromedical operations; risk management in aeromedical retrieval and transportation work; critical reflection.

Paper title Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics
Paper code AVME719
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Restriction
AVMX 719
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Director: Geoff Tothill
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport. Part of the Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT).
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught each year 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, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will have
  • An understanding of the general organisation and structure of aeromedical retrieval and transfer systems
  • Developed a sound knowledge of the aeromedical environment and the physiological changes it causes to patients and fellow team members
  • Demonstrated an understanding of aeromedical aircraft and the aviation processes and procedures that are utilised during aeromedical retrievals and transfers
  • Developed an understanding of the principles of survival and critical actions required after an aircraft accident/incident
Eligibility
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry

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Timetable

First Semester

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