This unit is a 5.5 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period.
To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to react appropriately in an emergency situation, where a casualty has been injured at sea, or is acutely ill, and to use those items of first aid equipment found in ship's medical outfit which are not included in the standard first aid kit.
|Unit name||Medical Care for Shipmasters|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Anthony Beckett|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Post Block 4||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|AMC MT Main Block 3||12/6/2023||9/11/2023||10/11/2023||12/11/2023|
|AMC MT Post Block 4||13/11/2023||20/12/2023||23/12/2023||24/12/2023|
|AMC MT Main Block 1||30/1/2023||8/6/2023||9/6/2023||11/6/2023|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Please refer to unit outline
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Test or quiz (100%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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