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AVME802 Vocational Rehabilitation

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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 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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REHB 706 and REHX 706
Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc (Endorsed)

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Teaching staff

Dr Rob Griffiths

Teaching Arrangements

This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught each year 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, 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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Semester 2

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