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MEDICAL SELF-ASSESSMENTMedical Self Assessment

A PILOT’S GUIDE TO FLYING HEALTHY

Online Course (Qualifies for FAA BasicMed)

Are you fit to fly? When it comes to your health and flying, it pays off to be in charge. How? First, get a medical checkup—regularly. Then, between doctor visits, take stock of your well being, using the tools in this course. Discover how a thorough medical self-assessment can help you fly safely. Also, get a better grasp of aeromedical matters and physiology—including risk factors of significant medical conditions and how these affect your ability to fly.

This course qualifies for FAA BasicMed.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to objectively assess your condition to fly
  • The complex relationships between medications and flying
  • Symptoms of medical conditions and when to see your physician
  • Why using the IMSAFE checklist matters
  • When and how to say “No” to a flight
  • Managing in-flight physiological impairment
  • Adapting diet and exercise for a healthier body
  • Recommended health screening and immunization guidelines
Tablet: Compatible
Length: 60 mins
Topic: Health
FAA WINGS: Not Eligible
Accident Forgiveness: Not Eligible
FAA BasicMed: Eligible