Welcome to the FMCSA Medical Examiner Training Course
STATEMENT OF NEED
The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners was established in accordance with the final rule published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the Federal Register on April 20, 2012. This rule requires that all medical examiners (ME) who conduct physical examinations for interstate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers:
- Maintain a valid State license to conduct medical examinations;
- Complete required training on FMCSA’s physical qualification standards;
- Pass the ME Certification Test to demonstrate a sound understanding of FMCSA’s physical qualification standards; and
- Complete periodic training and recertification testing. The National Registry
There are over 40,000 medical examiners currently conducting physical examiners for CMV drivers that must adhere to the requirements set forth by FMCSA.
This educational activity will provide professional understanding to medical examiners for conducting CMV Physical Examinations in accordance to the FMCSA Guidelines in an effort to promote improved safety on interstate highways.
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
- Perform physical exams on CMV drivers in accordance to the FMCSA Regulations and Guidelines.
- Apply the FMSCA driver physical qualification standards, medical guidance and advisory criteria when determining medical fitness for duty in the CMV driver.
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Chiropractors with an interest in conducting physical examinations for CMV Drivers.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and MedPro, The Health Studies Division of ECPI University. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
At the end of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion. Should he/she elect to receive CMEs for the course, a link will be provided to provide a post quiz and record attendance of the course. Once the post course is passed at 80% or higher, the participant will receive their CME certificate to print.
It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has implemented a process to resolve conflict of interest for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, CME Outfitters, LLC has resolved the conflict by external content review. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.
This course was prepared using the content provided by the FMCSA Medical Review Board (MRB). The MedPro team prepared the course as an online based webinar designed to target a wide audience scattered throughout the United States. By utilizing an online enduring material format learners can complete the program at their own pace with minimal disruption to their regular schedule.
Ann Perry, BS (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Marie Twigg, BS, A+, Network+, Security+, MCSA, HealthCare IT, Linux+ CTT+ (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Sofia Bergin, BA (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.
Hunter Maxey, MPAS, PA-C, NREMT-Paramedic (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.
Trudy Gaba, BA(editorial review committee) has no disclosures to report.
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