The principles of physiological monitoring of cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological status, imaging, and the interpretation of physiological data.
Physiological Monitoring for Medical Technicians is the second paper in this qualification, and aims to give students a deep understanding of the diagnostic accuracy and error that underlies the practice of physiology monitoring. This course will cover cardiac, sleep, respiratory and renal technologies.
|Paper title||Physiological Monitoring for Medical Technicians|
|Teaching period||Full Year (Distance learning)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,018.75|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- MTEX 702
- Limited to
- PGCertMedTech, PGDipMedTech
- Suitable for graduates with a science degree - in particular those who are interested in physiology/anatomy and want to work as a sleep or cardiac physiologist.
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- Teaching staff
Convenor:Associate Professor Peter Larsen
Lectures: Dr Ana Holley, Graham Orsbourn and Associate Professor Angela Campbell
- Paper Structure
- We have organised the paper into four modules:
- Evidence-based medicine
- Electricity and electrical signals
- Electrical signal measurement
- Fluid and gas flow
- Teaching Arrangements
This Distance Taught Learning paper is a combination of remote and in-person teaching.
Students are required to attend a three-day in-person residential course held at the Wellington Campus.
- There is no required textbook for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication,
Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- This paper involves understanding the principles of physiological monitoring, with
an emphasis on:
- Cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological signals
- The interpretation of physiological data