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AVME717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

Historical perspectives; search and rescue; primary aeromedical retrieval; secondary aeromedical retrieval and transfers; logistics of long reach retrieval; tertiary aeromedical transport; logistics of international repatriation; essential pre-flight considerations; working as a team.

Paper title Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport
Paper code AVME717
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,746.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,490.00

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Limited to
MAeroRT, MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertAeroRT, PGDipAeroRT, PGDipHealSc
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry
Teaching staff
Course Director: Geoff Tothill
Paper Structure
Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipHealSc(AeroRT)). Part of the Masters of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT)).
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 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.
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Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Historical Perspectives in Aeromedical Retrieval
  • Search and Rescue
  • Search and Rescue
  • Primary Aeromedical Retrieval
  • Secondary Aeromedical Retrieval and Transfer
  • Logistics of Remote and Long-Range Retrieval
  • Tertiary Aeromedical Transport
  • Logistics of International Repatriation
  • Essential Pre-flight Considerations
  • Working as a Team

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Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system