Course Breakdown & Schedule: Online Seminars (12 hours) = 6 x 2 hours – Each 2 hour webinar will consist of a didactic component, self-study & pre-reading as preparation, discussion and a post-webinar evaluation.
Course Composition: Coursework, self-study, didactic lectures, office hours. Web portal with presentations, videos will host course material that students can access.
Webinar 1: Introduction to the Spaceflight Environment & Human Health Issues in Spaceflight
Webinar 2: Principles of Survival & Wilderness Medicine
Webinar 3: Overview of Classroom Component
Webinar 4: Introduction to the Space Medicine Challenges and Concepts.
Webinar 5: Introduction to Space Medicine specifications and developments: Commercial Spaceflight-Class, Exploration-Class, Settlement-Class.
Webinar 6: Introduction to Operational Space Medecine and Spaceflight Healthcare System.
Classroom component and survival course: Didactic Classroom & Practical Component (40 hours = 4.5 days)
Day 1: Arrival and check-in + ½ day classroom component
Day 2-4: Classroom component, skill building, triage, scenarios.
Day 5: Individual skills assessments, group and individual debrief, course evaluations, pack-up, leave