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Study Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport at Otago

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Overview

Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport is available as an endorsement for:

These qualifications are designed for flight nurses and allied health professionals engaged in air ambulance transfer and retrieval work and are available through Distance Learning.

The following programmes are also available for doctors:

Contact Details

Dr Robin Griffiths
Tel 021 620 148
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email rob.griffiths@otago.ac.nz

Programme Manager
Tel 64 4 385 5590
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email oamu@otago.ac.nz

See the OAMU website for more information.

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport

Papers
  • AVME 719  Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics

  • AVME 720  Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport is available through Distance Learning.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport

Papers
  • AVME 717   Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 718  Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 719  Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics

  • AVME 720  Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport is available through Distance Learning.

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Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport

Thesis option
  • Three of:
    • AVME 717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport
    • AVME 718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport
    • AVME 719 Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics
    • AVME 720 Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport
    • AVME 721 Clinical Care in the Air
    • AVME 722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems
  • Approved research methods paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A thesis (120 points)
Coursework Option
  • Six of:
    • AVME 717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport
    • AVME 718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport
    • AVME 719 Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics
    • AVME 720 Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport
    • AVME 721 Clinical Care in the Air
    • AVME 722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems
    • AVME 803 Specialist Aeromedical Retrieval
    • AVME 804 International Assistance Operations
  • Approved research methods paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A research project (30 points)

Notes: A candidate, with approval of the Board of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences, may substitute alternative papers to the value of 60 points.

The Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport is available through Distance Learning.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT)

Papers
  • AVME 717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport

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Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT)

Papers
  • AVME 717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 721 Clinical Care in the Air

  • AVME 722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems

A candidate may apply to substitute a research paper, AVME 780 or AVME 785, for one paper above.

Subject to approval, a candidate may be granted an exemption for up to two of the prescribed papers on the basis of having completed an appropriate paper or papers at an equivalent level offered by the University of Otago, another university or an approved examining body.

Note: A candidate who has completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport shall be exempted from those papers in the programme for the diploma which have been previously passed for the certificate.

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MAeroRT degree table

Papers
  • AVME 717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 718 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport

  • AVME 721 Clinical Care in the Air

  • AVME 722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems

  • AVME 803 Specialist Aeromedical Retrieval

  • AVME 804 International Assistance Operations

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