Aeromedical Briefs

Aeromedical briefs from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute.

VISION AND VISUAL ILLUSIONS IN FLIGHT (01/2001 Scott A. Shappell, PhD. {Naval Safety Center})
PPT 97/2000, 14 slides, 446 Kb.

INTRODUCTION TO LASER SAFETY 2001 (04/2001 - SME - LT Tyson Brunstetter: (NAMRL)
Latest safety procedures dealing with all types of laser encounter situations.

OPNAV 3750.6Q (01/2001 CAPT James R. Fraser, MC, USN {Naval Safety Center})
New Naval Aviation Safety Program powerpoint presentation

HUMAN FACTORS COUNCIL (01/2001 CAPT James Fraser, MC, USN {Naval Safety Center}
New Human Factors Council and Boards in Naval Aviation powerpoint presentation

CONTROLLED FLIGHT INTO GROUND (CFIT) (LT Eckles-1997)
Presentation includes definition, history, risk factors and reduction of risks. (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 16 slides with notes) Controlled Flight into Ground

VESTIBULAR INFORMATION (01/2001 Scott A. Shappell, PhD {Naval Safety Center}
Alcohol and it's affect to Naval Aviation // Motion Sickness

G TOLERANCE IMPROVEMENT (CDR Scott Shapely, 01/2001)
Presentations includes effects of negative and postive Gz forces, G-time/tolerance curve, elements of anti-G protection and AGSM as well as exercises to improve one's + Gz tolerance. (MS PwrPT 4.0, 48 slides with notes) G Tolerance Improvement Program

THE HUMAN FACTOR IN NAVAL AVIATION SAFETY (11/97 - CDR A. Bellenkes)

Describes the nature and types of human factors problems encountered in Naval aviation.  Addresses aeromedical, physiological, performance, and system design issues.  Special discussions on compartmentalization, human error, and Human Factors Councils/Boards are provided.  The key elements for establishing a Human Factors Safety program are described. (MS Power Point 4.0, 39 slides with notes).  The Human Factor in Naval Aviation Safety

BEYOND ACLS: SHIPBOARD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE MI (04/97 - CDR G.R. Cox)
Presentation on risk factors of shipboard management of acute myocardial infarction including diagnosis, initial management including thrombolytic therapy and aeromedical evacuation.  (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 36 slides) Beyond ACLS: Shipboard Management of Acute MI

HUMAN FACTORS ANALYSIS AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (FACS) (1/98 - LCDR Shappell)
Human Factors approach to mishap investigation.  Failure Analysis and Classification System (FACS).  FACS addresses the multiple view points of safety professionals and explains the multiple causes of human factor accidents, targets the need for specific intervention strategies.  (MS PwrPt 4.0, 27 slides)

HUMAN FACTORS COUNCILS & BOARDS: 12/96 - LCDR Shappell)
Presentation on AIRLANT/AIRPAC Instructions regarding Human Factors Councils & Humans Factors Boards. The brief steps you through the specifics of the instruciton and addresses many of the human factors that adversely affect aircrews.  (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 29 slides with notes, 1.3 MB) Human Factors Councils & Boards

OPERATIONAL CONTACT LENS: (9/97 - LCDR Engie)
Principles of contact lenses, Navy and USMc contact lens policy and management considerations. (MS Power Point slides, 10 MB) Operational Contact Lens
 

AEROMEDICAL ASPECTS OF EJECTION, SJU-5/6 EJECTION SEATS (2/97 - LCDR Hathaway)
Body position, hand position, decision to eject, ejection sequencing, parachuting techniques, injury patterns are all addressed. (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 19 slides) Aeromedical Aspects of SJU-5/6 Ejection Seats

AEROMEDICAL ASPECTS OF EJECTION, NACES EJECTION SEAT (2/97 - LCDR Hathaway)
Body position, hand position, decision to eject, ejection sequencing, parachuting techniques, injury patterns are all addressed. (MS PowerPoint 4.0 20 slides) Aeromedical Aspects of NACES Ejection Seat

OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT (ORM) INDOCTRINATION: (8/97 - SAFECEN)
Introduction to the terms, concepts and process of ORM.  Focus on "Time Critical" process.  (MS PwrPt 4.0, 23 slides with notes).  Operational Risk Management Indoctrination

SLEEP, NAPPING, AND CIRCADIAN DYSRHYTHMIA: (12/96-LCDR Scott A. Shappell)
Everything you need to know about such issues as circadian rhythms, jet lag, sleep and napping.  It answers the questions of how much sleep you need, when you need to get it, and how to ward off the sleep monster when you don't (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 19 slides.  Sleep, Napping, and Circadian Dysrhythmia

SELF-PACED AIRSICKNESS DESENTIZATION (SPAD): (3/98 - LT D. Bunting and CDR H. Porter)
A comprehensive treatment of last resort for airsickness in aircrew who have not adapted to the disequilibrating environment of flight.  SPAD use of cross-coupled coriolis stimulation combined with extensive biofeedback techniques have enabled most aircrew with seemingly intractable airsickness to return to flying. SPAD MS PowerPoint97, 19 slides, 3MB
SPAD MS PowerPoint 4.0, 19 slides, 14 MB

STRESS AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE (02/97 - LT Yniguez)
Definitions, NATOPS, Physiology, Caffeine, Alcohol, Dehydration, Heat/Cold, Rest, Exercise & Nutrition, Crew Coordination are crew topics addressed. (MS Power Point 4.0, 28 slides with notes: .42MB) Stress and Human Performance

TAXONOMY OF UNSAFE OPERATIONS: 12/96 - LCDRs Shappell & Wiegmann)
Human Factors approach to mishap investigation. (MS Power Point 4.0, 26 slides with notes) Taxonomy of Unsafet Operations

VESTIBULAR FOLLIES: (11/97 - LCDR Shappell)
Vestibular apparatus, components of vestibular system, and the vestibular effects of alcohol are discussed. (MS PowerPoint 95, 20 slides with notes) Vestibular Follies

VISION AND VISUAL ISSULATIONS IN FLIGHT (8/98-LCDR Shappell)
A review and explanation of aviation vision issues.  Anatom, physiology, illusions and spatial disorientation are presented. (MS PowerPoint 95, 14 slides with notes) Visual Illusions

WOMEN IN NAVAL AVIATION (1996 - A. Baisden)
Chronology of women in naval aviation, selection and performance measures, and Presidential Commission finding are presented. (MS PowerPoint 4.0, 20 slides) Women in Naval Aviation

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