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AVME802 Vocational Rehabilitation

Conducting a review; workers' compensation; work rehabilitation; graduated return to work; functional capacity evaluation; activity prescription; psychosocial obstacles to return to work; work and workplace assessment; disability assessment.

Paper title Vocational Rehabilitation
Paper code AVME802
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,801.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $9,869.50

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REHX 706, REHB 706
Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc (Endorsed)
Teaching staff
Dr Mark Newson-Smith
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, research, self-motivation, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop skill in
  • The use of research techniques
  • Understanding work rehabilitation in context
  • Addressing barriers to return to work
  • Systematic assessment

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Second Semester

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