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Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed)

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Apply for the Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) through the Wellington campus in 2014

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Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) is a one-year, part-time, distance-taught programme that provides basic core competencies for medical practitioners who look after the occupational health and safety of aviation industry personnel.

The certificate is available only to students who intend to proceed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Aviation Medicine (PGDipAvMed). The certificate can be taken at any time before completion of the diploma.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) is also available through Distance Learning.

Please contact the Programme Manager before enrolling for this programme.

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Contact Details

Dr Robin Griffiths
Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Wellington
PO Box 7343
Wellington South
Tel 021 620 148
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email rob.griffiths@otago.ac.nz

Programme Manager
Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Wellington
Wellington South
Tel 64 4 385 5590
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email oamu@otago.ac.nz

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed)

Papers

Two papers in Occupational Medicine:

  • AVMX 715 Principles of Occupational Medicine,
  • AVMX 716 Clinical Occupational Medicine.

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Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed)

  1. 1 Admission to the Programme

    1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Faculty of Medicine, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
    2. Every applicant shall have been admitted to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of a university in New Zealand or hold an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Faculty of Medicine.
  2. Structure of the Programme

    The programme shall consist of two papers in Occupational Medicine, AVMX 715 and AVMX 716.

  3. Duration of the Programme

    1. The duration of the programme shall be one academic year of part-time study.
    2. A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the postgraduate certificate within three years of admission to the programme.
  4. Examinations

    A candidate shall be examined in each paper. A candidate who fails an examination may, on the recommendation of the examiners, be admitted to a special examination.

  5. Variations

    The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.

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