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Aeromedical retrieval project ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: A/Prof Frank Archer, Ms Andrea Wyatt

Peninsula First semester 2006 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: The student will gain their employer's support and prepare a project brief in the form of a learning contract which will then be discussed with the unit coordinator and signed off by both the student and the unit coordinator. An appropriately qualified and experienced industry leader and/or academic will be appointed as co-supervisor with the unit coordinator. The unit will be offered as a flexible delivery unit including on-campus sessions and web based resources.

Objectives: By the completion of this unit, the student should be able to: 1. Relate the theory of aeromedical retrieval to practice through the development of a work-based project; 2. Demonstrate the ability to critically appraise an aeromedical retrieval practice issue/concept; 3. Demonstrate independent scholarship through the development of a work-based project; and 4. Demonstrate effective communication skills with peers and academic staff through negotiation of the project brief and learning contract; participation in group discussion and the presentation of the written project report.

Assessment: Oral presentation 25% + Presentation of written report 75%

Contact Hours: 16 hours comprising 8 hours preparation and negotiation of learning contract and 8 hours project presentation, discussion and evaluation. 140 hours individual reading, research, preparation of assessments supported by WebCT interaction with MUCAPS staff and peers.

Prerequisites: Only those employed by an aeromedical retrieval service are eligible to enrol in this unit.