Monash Basic Course in Aviation Medicine



The Monash Basic Course in Aviation Medicine is run in conjunction with Qatar Airways and is designed in accordance with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations. It is appropriate for those doctors wishing to achieve EASA certification as an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) or to undertake basic training in aviation medicine. The role of an AME is to examine pilots and air traffic controllers for fitness to work.

The course runs for a total of 10 days (Sunday–Thursday Qatari time) and approximate start and finish time for each day is 9am – 5pm with the exception of the two offsite visits which may have a later finish time.

Topics covered include:

  • The flight environment
  • Altitude, pressure cabins
  • Oxygen equipment
  • Thermal stress
  • Spatial disorientation
  • Human factors in aviation
  • Air traffic services
  • Clinical aviation medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Ophthalmology and otolaryngology
  • Neurology
  • Passenger fitness to fly
  • Civil Aviation Medical Certification
  • Aviation accident investigation
  • Hypoxia experience/Barany chair
  • Eye examination/audiometry


  • When

  • Sunday, 25 February, 2018 - Thursday, 8 March, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Where

  • Oryx Rotana hotel

Additional Information

While the information contained herein was correct at the date of publication, Monash reserves the right to alter procedures, fees and regulations should the need arise.

Outlook Outlook
iCal iCal
Google Google
Yahoo! Yahoo!