Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine
Monash University has been hosting the Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM) course for over 25 years. The course is a requirement to be able to register with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME). The role of a DAME is to examine pilots and air traffic controllers for fitness to work. Topics covered include:The flight environment, Altitude, Pressure cabins, Human factors in aviation, Thermal stress, Spatial disorientation, Cardiology, Air traffic services, Clinical Aviation Medicine, Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Respiratory Medicine, Drugs and alcohol, Civil Aviation Medical Certification, Neurology, Passenger fitness to fly, Aviation accident investigation, Oxygen equipment.