AAD AMC Medical Care On Board Ships Course

Australian Maritime College. Photo: Roland Watzl.
Australian Maritime College. Photo: Roland Watzl.

22–27 June 2020

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

AAD Medical Care On Board Ships Course (MCOBS)
also known as UTAS Medical Care for Shipmasters (JVD304)

Provides theoretical and practical training in the treatment of the sick and injured on board ship. AMSA approved, meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/4 and Code Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2. Participants will learn to use a Medical Guide (radio medical advice) and equipment carried by merchant ships. Ambulance service and attendance at the Emergency Department of a hospital is required, candidates should plan on attending the practical sessions on the Saturday and Sunday immediately following course completion.

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UTAS Regional Anaesthesia Workshop

UTAS Regional Anaesthesia Workshop.
UTAS Regional Anaesthesia Workshop.

3 July 2020

University of Tasmania, Medical Science Precinct, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

This practical workshop has been designed for Medical Professionals wishing to further develop their skills in administering regional anaesthesia. Participants will be offered the unique opportunity to practice procedures using fresh frozen human cadavers at practical skill stations with guidance from Anaesthetists and other experts.

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UTAS Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies

Surgical training exercise. Photo: Australian Antarctic Division.
Surgical training exercise. Photo: Australian Antarctic Division.

4 July 2020

University of Tasmania, Medical Science Precinct, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

This practical workshop has been designed for Medical Practitioners wishing to further develop their skills in assessing and managing Appendicitis. Participants will be offered the opportunity to observe and practice operative techniques which will be performed on fresh human cadavers.

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AAD Antarctic Medical Practitioner (AMP) Predeparture Training 2020/2021 season

Medical practitioners at dental training. Photo: Australian Antarctic Division.
Medical practitioners at dental training. Photo: Australian Antarctic Division.

3 July – 31 October 2020

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

AAD Selected AMPs only

  • UTAS Regional Anaesthesia workshop
  • UTAS Procedural Skills for Abdominal Emergencies Workshop
  • AAD AMP Intensive Predeparture Training Course – AAD Polar Medicine Unit
  • AAD AMP Dental Training Course – Royal Dental Hospital Victoria
  • AAD Physiotherapy Upskilling
  • AAD THS Surgical and Anaesthesia Upskilling – Tasmanian Health Service (THS)
  • AAD THS Lay Surgical Assistant Training – Tasmanian Health Service (THS)
  • AAD Expeditioner First Responder First Aid Training

Successful completion of AAD AMP training and assessment may be accredited for those enrolled in UTAS AAD Practical Skills for Remote and Extreme Environments Unit (CAM630).

UTAS AAD Expedition Medicine Winter Course

Medevac departure at Davis station. Photo: Kym Newbery.
Medevac departure at Davis station. Photo: Kym Newbery.

25 July – 1 August 2020

Arm River, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

These unique eight day intensive and practical residential courses are offered by the University of Tasmania in partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division as stand-alone courses or as an elective unit (CAM631) in the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A).

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Health Care in Remote and Extreme Environments Symposium as part of SCARCOMNAP 2020

antFOCE tending to divers air hose. Photo: Jonny Stark.
antFOCE tending to divers air hose. Photo: Jonny Stark.

6–8 August 2020

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

  • Day 1 Antarctic Medicine
  • Day 2 Antarctic Diving Medicine
  • Day 3 Antarctic as a Space Analog

Watch out for Remote and Extreme Healthcare at the Poles, Undersea and in Space.

Visit the SCARCOMNAP2020 conference website for symposium registration details and instructions.

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UTAS Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM) Humans in Space Course

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a Jan. 6, 2017, spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. Photo: NASA.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a Jan. 6, 2017, spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. Photo: NASA.

9–11 August 2020

UTAS College of Medicine, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Cancelled/deferred due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please contact the organisers for future opportunities.

This course is unique within Australia and covers a broad range of topics relevant to human aeronautics and space flight. The program is multidisciplinary, addressing the physiological, medical, and psychosociological issues that are unique to space flight and planetary exploration, as well as the challenges these issues present. International Faculty includes Astronaut Physician Dr Bob Thirsk (Canada), Dr Giles Clement (USA) and Dr Angie Bukley (USA). Australasian Faculty includes Dr Gordon Cable, Dr John Cherry, Dr Kira Bacal (NZ).

See UTAS ASAM Humans in Space Unit (CAM632) for course information.

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AAD AMC Medical Care On Board Ships Course

AAD AMC Medical Care On Board Ships Course. Photo: Roland Watzl.
AAD AMC Medical Care On Board Ships Course. Photo: Roland Watzl.

9–14 November 2020

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

AAD Medical Care On Board Ships Course (MCOBS)
also known as UTAS Medical Care for Shipmasters (JVD304)

Provides theoretical and practical training in the treatment of the sick and injured on board ship. AMSA approved, meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/4 and Code Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2. Participants will learn to use a Medical Guide (radio medical advice) and equipment carried by merchant ships. Ambulance service and attendance at the Emergency Department of a hospital is required, candidates should plan on attending the practical sessions on the Saturday and Sunday immediately following course completion.

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UTAS AAD Expedition Medicine Summer Course 1

UTAS AAD  Expedition Medicine Summer Course.
UTAS AAD Expedition Medicine Summer Course.

28 November – 5 December 2020

Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia

These unique eight day intensive and practical residential courses are offered by the University of Tasmania in partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division as stand-alone courses or as an elective unit (CAM631) in the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A).

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UTAS AAD Expedition Medicine Summer Course 2

UTAS AAD  Expedition Medicine Summer Course.
UTAS AAD Expedition Medicine Summer Course.

5 December – 12 December 2020

Maria Island, Tasmania, Australia

These unique eight day intensive and practical residential courses are offered by the University of Tasmania in partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division as stand-alone courses or as an elective unit (CAM631) in the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (M5A).

Learn more