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Critical analysis of an issue in flight nursing or aero/paramedical care; a personal programme of study based in critical evaluation of the student’s own clinical role and working environment.
|Paper title||Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,889.00|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$10,674.00|
- AVMX 720
- Limited to
- MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interesting in work, in a flight nursing or flight paramedic role.
If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Occupational and Aviation Medicine Unit's website
- Teaching staff
Course Director: Graham Denyer
- 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 is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught yearly in the second semester.
- 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, scholarship, communication,
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- Learning Outcomes
Graduates of AVME720 will have:
- Demonstrate how Crew Resource Management (CRM), human factors, and threat and error management may impact on safe aeromedical practice and patient care.
- Describe and develop systems to identify and manage fatigue.
- Identify potential clinical complications during aeromedical transportation and implement strategies into clinical care plans to reduce these clinical complications.
- Describe special clinical conditions that can be adversely affected during aeromedical retrievals or transfers.
- Apply the theoretical knowledge of aeromedical retrieval and transportation into independent clinical practice.