I. Preflight Preparation
H. Human Factors
References FAA-H-8083-2, FAA-H-8083-25B, AIM
Objective To determine that the applicant exhibits satisfactory knowledge, risk management, and skills associated with personal health, flight physiology, aeromedical and human factors, as it relates to safety of flight.
The applicant demonstrates understanding of:
K1 The symptoms(as applicable), recognition, causes effects and corrective actions associated with aeromedical and physiological issues including;  
k1a a. Hypoxia FAA-H-8083-25B (17-3)
AIM 8-1-2
K1b b. Hyperventilation FAA-H-8083-25B (18-4)
AIM 8-1-3
K1c c. Middle ear and sinus problems FAA-H-8083-25B (17-5)
AIM 8-1-2
K1d d. Spatial disorientation FAA-H-8083-25B (17-6)
Spatial Disorientation FAA
Coping with Spatial Disorientation FAA-H-8083-25B (17-9)
K1e e. Motion Sickness FAA-H-8083-25B (7-17)
K1f f. Carbon monoxide poisoning FAA-H-8083-25B (17-12)
AIM 8-1-4
K1g g. Stress FAA-H-8083-25B (17-12)
AIM 8-1-1(f)
K1h h. Fatigue FAA-H-8083-25B (17-13)
AIM 8-1-1(e)
K1i i. Dehydration and nutrition FAA-H-8083-25B (17-14)
K1j j. Hypothermia FAA_SurvivalManual
There are no Handbook or AIM references to Hypothermia
WebMD Hypothermia
K1k k. Optical Illusions FAA-H-8083-25B (17-26) (17-10) (17-21)
AIM 8-1-5
K1L l. Dissolved nitrogen in the bloodstream after scuba dives FAA-H-8083-25B (17-18)
AIM 8-1-2(d)
k2 Regulations regarding use of alcohol and drugs FAA-H-8083-25B (17-17)
§61.15, §61.16; §91.17; §61.53
k3 Effects of alcohol, drugs and over the counter medications. FAA-H-8083-25B (17-17)
AIM 8-1-1(c,d)
k4 Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) FAA-H-8083-25B (2-1)(2-2)
FAA-H-8083-2 (5-1) (6-1)

The Applicant demonstrates the ability to identify, assess and mitigate risks encompassing:
R1 Aeromedical and physiological issues  
R2 Hazardous attitudes FAA-H-8083-25B (2-5)
R3 Distractions, loss of situational awareness, or improper task management  
The applicant demonstrates the ability to:
S1 Associate the symptoms and effects for at least three of the conditions listed in K1a through K1l above with cause(s) and corrective action(s)  
S2 Perform self-assessment, including fitness for flight and personal minimums, for actual flight or a scenario given by the evaluator