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AVME722 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems

Establishing an aeromedical service; administration of an aeromedical service; standards, quality, and quality control; international differences in approach; insurance and travel assistance; personnel selection and training; medico-legal issues; military AME; major incident response.

Paper title Organisation of Aeromedical Systems
Paper code AVME722
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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Limited to
MAeroRT, MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipAeroRT, 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,

Teaching staff

Course Director: Graham Denyer

Paper Structure
Additional Paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport. Part of the Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT).
Teaching Arrangements

This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught in even 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
  • Establishing an Aeromedical Service
  • Administration of an Aeromedical (Patient Transport) Service
  • Standards, Quality and Quality Control
  • International Differences in Approach
  • Insurance and Medical Assistance
  • Personnel Selection and Training
  • Medicolegal Issues in Aeromedical Transport
  • Military Aeromedical Evacuation
  • Major Incident Response

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Not offered in 2021, expected to be offered in 2022

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