Fatigue, Sleep & Medications (FSM)

Individual Course / Program
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Length 1 Days
Training Method Lecture and discussion in a seminar setting.
Simulation None
Equipment Pertinent NTSB Accident Reports and Drug Reference Guides
Pre-requisite None
Individual Course No
Part of Program No

Course Description

This one-day seminar will assist attendees in understanding how medications, sleep patterns / disorders decrease situational awareness. Basic information on the sleep and fatigue will be discussed. Participants will review the effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications on piloting performance and fatigue. Additionally, positive and negative utilization of caffeine / energy drinks as a stimulant will be discussed.

Prerequisites- None.

Suggested Courses/Skills- None.

What you will learn

What you should bring