FMCSA Medical Examiner Training Course

Activity Start Date: March 5, 2024
Activity End Date: December 31, 2025

This live activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (AMA)
  2. Other*

*All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance


Post-Test    Module Title
1    FMCSA and the Legal Requirements
2    Regulations and the Medical Certification Process
3    Medical Certification Process
4    Vision Regulations
5    Hearing Regulations
6    Hypertension Regulations
7    Cardiovascular Regulations
8    Respiratory Regulations
9    Rheumatic, Arthritic, Orthopedic, Muscular, Neuromuscular, orVascular Disease Regulations
10    Loss or Impairment of Limbs Regulations
11    Epilepsy, Seizures, or Loss of Consciousness
12    Insulin-Treated Diabetes Mellitus Regulations
13    Psychological Disorders Regulations
14    Scheduled Drug Use and Alcoholism Regulations
15    Recording the Driver Physical Qualification Examination andExemptions


Brian T. Morris, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., M.P.H: FMCSA Medical Review Board Curriculum Development
Albert James Osbahr III, M.D., M.S: FMCSA Medical Review Board Curriculum Development
Gina C. Pervall, M.D., C.I.M.E.: FMCSA Medical Review Board Curriculum Development

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 (FMSCA) 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 drivers:

  • Maintain a valid state license to conduct medical examinations;
  • Register with the National Registry and receive a unique National Registry number
  • Complete the training on FMSCA’s physical qualifications standards;
  • Pass the ME Certification Test to demonstrate a sound understanding of FMSCA’s physical qualification standards; and
  • Complete periodic training and recertification testing.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Perform physical exams on CMV drivers in accordance to the FMCSA Regulations and Guidelines.
  2. Apply the FMSCA driver physical qualification standards, medical guidance and advisory criteria when determining medical fitness for duty in the CMV driver.

Financial Support

There is no commercial support associated with this educational activity.

Target Audience

Physician, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Chiropractors with an interest in conducting physical examinations for CMV Drivers.

Credit Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by MedPro Education and CME Outfitters, LLC. CME Outfitters LLC. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians (ACCME): CME Outfitters, LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from Jointly Accredited Organizations. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

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Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CME/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 CME/CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. Relevant financial relationships exist between the following individuals and commercial interests:

Faculty Disclosures

Brian T. Morris, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., M.P.H, Albert James Osbahr III, M.D., M.S, Gina C. Pervall, M.D., C.I.M.E. have nothing to disclose.

Planning Committee Disclosures

Ed Gann, BS (planning committee), Marie Norfleet, BS (planning committee), Jack Ross, BS, (planning committee), Jannie Lee, AS (editorial review), Diane Miles (editorial review), Candice Gillett, MPH (planning committee) have nothing to disclose.

Content Reviewer

Scott J Hershman, MD, FACEHP, CHCP has nothing to disclose.

*All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Unlabeled Use Disclosure

Faculty of this CME/CE activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses (any uses not approved by the FDA) of products or devices. CME Outfitters, LLC, the faculty, and MedPro Education do not endorse the use of any product outside of the FDA labeled indications. Medical professionals should not utilize the procedures, products, or diagnosis techniques discussed during this activity without evaluation of their patient for contraindications or dangers of use.

Credit Claiming Process: The learner will need to provide their information, achieve a minimum passing score of 70% on the post-test, complete an evaluation , and claim their credit. The certificate will be available immediately and they may print, download, or store the certificate in their account online.

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