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AVME813 Airport and Travel Health

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
Paper code AVME813
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,938.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
AVME 713
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility

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, oamu@otago.ac.nz.

Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
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
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

  • Traveller Health

  • Aeromedical Transport Systems

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Timetable

Not offered in 2022

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle

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
Paper code AVME813
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
AVME 713
Limited to
MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAvMed, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility

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, oamu@otago.ac.nz.

Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
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 Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.

It is taught in odd years in the first semester.

Textbooks
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

  • Traveller Health

  • Aeromedical Transport Systems

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle