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Medical investigation of aircraft accidents; short duration acceleration; noise, vibration and communication; survival and rescue; fatigue risk management; human performance; ergonomics and work performance; aviation toxicology; health promotion.
The PG Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine is internationally recognised for Aviation Medical Examiners; the Master of Aviation Medicine is gold standard for doctors wanting to become fully engaged in aviation medicine.
|Paper title||Human Performance|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2022, expected to be offered in 2023 (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,938.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- AVME 712
- Limited to
- MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.
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- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Occupational and Aviation Medicine Unit's website
- Teaching staff
Course Director: David Fitzgerald
- Paper Structure
- Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCivAvMed), Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aviation Medicine (MHealSc(AvMed))
- Teaching Arrangements
This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught in odd years 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, self-motivation, teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
- Aviation Pathology and Medical Investigation of Aircraft Accidents
- Short-Term Acceleration and Aircrew Flying Clothing
- Education and Training for Commercial Flight Crew
- Noise, Vibration and Communication
- Thermal Physiology, Rescue and Survival
- Fatigue Risk Management in Aviation
- Human Performance in Aviation
- Aviation Toxicology
- Health Promotion