UniversityUniversity of Otago
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Otago
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.
Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport
Structure of the Programme
The programme shall consist of two papers in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport, AVME 717 and AVME 718.
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.
Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
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 Academic Board of the Otago Medical School.
English language requirements