Авиамедицинские Экзаменаторы (AME)

Fly Level is authorized by the Romanian Civil Aeronautical Authority as an EASA Approved Training Organization, to hold Basic and Advanced Training Courses in Aviation Medicine, in accordance with Regulation EU 1178/2011 article MED.D.020 and AMC1 MED.D.010, AMC 1 MED.D.015.

OBJECTIVES

The Aviation Medical Examiner Course (AME) aims at providing qualified physicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to conduct medical examinations for private and professional pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers (Class 1, 2 and 3 licences) in accordance with ICAO's Standards and Recommended Practices. The major outcome of the course is that participants will better appreciate the aviation environment and its impact on various clinical conditions. Fly Level’s course embraces a competency-based, post-graduate medical training approach to fully comply with the objectives stated in the latest guidelines for training of Medical Examiners. A comprehensive span of topics will be covered to enable an Aviation Medical Examiner to undertake the responsibilities on behalf of their respective State's Authorities.

Who Should Attend

Physicians who aspire to be appointed as Aviation Medical Examiners responsible for conducting medical examinations for pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers. It will also benefit medical officers of civil aviation authorities and airlines. General practitioners, doctors in hospital practice and related health professionals with an interest in aviation will also find this course useful as an introduction to applied Aviation Medicine.

Duration

17 days

Approval Certificate

Course Delivery

The course will be delivered within classroom lectures and contextualised discussions in syndicate settings, also featuring practical learning sessions with aviation physiology simulators, flight simulators and workplace assessment exercises in order for participants to acquire practical knowledge and experience of the conditions under which pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers perform their duties.

Regulatory Medicine

  • Chicago Convention and the ICAO
  • Regulations: SARPS
  • Principles of ICAO Safety Management System
  • Medical Assessment: its part in the Overall Safety Oversight System
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Designated Medical Examiner (DME) in Air Safety
  • Agenda of a Licensing Medical Examination
  • Risk Management Principles in Medical Assessment
  • ICAO Doc 8984 (Manual of Civil Aviation Medicine): Origin, Objectives, Contents

Foundational Aviation Medicine Knowledge

  • Aviation Medicine: History and Evolution
  • Altitude Physiology
  • Visual and Vestibular senses
  • Spatial Disorientation
  • Human factors in the Aviation System
  • Fatigue and Fatigue Risk Management
  • Operational and Environmental Conditions of Aviation Workplaces

Performing Licensing Medical Examination

  • Communication Techniques for Medical Examiners
  • Systematic and Targeted Clinical Examination
  • Specific Eye and Ear Examination Techniques, Hearing Assessment, Audiometry
  • Assessment of Mental Health and Fitness
  • Documentation

Clinical Aviation Medicine and Risk-based Aeromedical Analysis

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cardiology
  • Metabolic Disorders and Endocrinology
  • Haematology
  • Urology

Operational Aviation Medicine

  • International Health Regulations and Pandemic Preparedness in Aviation
  • Transportation of Patients by Air

Contact Information

If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Bucharest, Romania: email: office@flylevel.aero / telephone: + 40 213 190 143
Chisinau, Republic of Moldova:  e-mail: info@flylevel.aero / mobile: +373 79 474 653 / +40 740 097 097.