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AVME716 Clinical Occupational Medicine

Occupational noise; lighting and vision; radiation and electrical hazards at work; occupational lung disorders; occupational allergy;; occupational cancer; occupational and environmental toxicology; exposure measurement; occupational diving and compressed air at work.

Paper title Clinical Occupational Medicine
Paper code AVME716
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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Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertOccMed, PGDipHealSc, PGDipOccMed

Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine or occupational medicine industry.

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme,

Teaching staff

Course Director: Dr Rob Griffiths

Paper Structure
Core paper for the Master of Occupational Medicine (MOccMed), Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Occupational Medicine (MHealthSc(OccMed))
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
  • Occupational Noise
  • Lighting and Vision
  • Radiation and Electrical Hazards at Work
  • Occupational Lung Disorders
  • Occupational Allergy, Asthma and Dermatitis
  • Occupational Cancer
  • Shift Work
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Occupational Diving and Compressed Air at Work

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Semester 2

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