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Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT)

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This Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) course provides a comprehensive body of knowledge in aeromedical transport to medical practitioners currently practising in the field. The core curriculum is based on knowledge of the operational, clinical and organisational components of aeromedical transport. It is intended for those who want to upskill their air ambulance competencies but who do not wish to proceed with the full Diploma.

The course is intended to cover the specific operational and clinical aspects of air ambulance and assistance medicine.

The PGCertAeroRT is available through Distance Learning.


Dr Robin Griffiths
Tel 021 620 148
Fax 64 4 389 5427

Programme Manager
Tel 64 4 385 5590
Fax 64 4 389 5427

See the OAMU website for more information.


Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT)

  1. Admission to the Programme

    1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences).
    2. Every applicant shall have been admitted to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of a university in New Zealand or hold an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences).

  2. Structure of the Programme

    The programme shall consist of two papers in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport, AVME 717 and AVME 718.

  3. Duration of the Programme

    The minimum time in which a candidate may complete the certificate is one year of half-time study, and the maximum time is three years from commencing study.

  4. Variations

    The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.

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Regulations on this page are taken from the 2024 Calendar and supplementary material.

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