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Airport services; airline aviation medicine; passenger cabin safety; flight attendant health; airline catering; alcohol and drug issues in aviation; public health aspects of airline travel; traveller health; aeromedical transport systems.
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||Airport and Travel Health|
|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 713
- Limited to
- MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.
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: David Fitzgerald
- Paper Structure
- Core paper for the 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 first semester.
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
Medical Aspects of Air Traffic Control and Airport Services
Airline Aviation Medicine; Passenger Cabin Safety
The Health of Flight Attendants
Food Hygiene and Airline Catering
Alcohol and Drug Issues in Aviation
Public Health Aspects of Airline Travel
Aeromedical Transport Systems