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The purpose of this module is to teach the fundamentals of aerospace medicine. Topics addressed in this module include:
Aviation Physiology (The Aviation working environment, cognition, decision making, communication, sleep and fatigue, physics of the atmosphere, hypobarism, hypoxia, vision, spatial disorientation, acceleration, radiation, noise, vibration hyper/hypothermia.)
Clinical Aviation Medicine (Incapacitation during flight, aging, cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, ENT, pulmonology, psychiatry, metabolic/endocrine, malignancy, digestive system, haematology, urinary, renal, gynaecological/obstetric, musculoskeletal, infective, medication.)
Aviation medical regulations (Regulations of the International Civil Aviation Organisation and the South African Civil Aviation Authority.)