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Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Training: Improving Transportation Safety through Education and Certification

Friday, April 26

Time Topic
8:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Session 1: The Examiner’s Role in Enhancing Public Safety
12:00 p.m. Box Lunches
1:00 p.m. Session 2: Diagnostic Approaches in Assessing Medical Fitness of the Commercial Driver
2:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m. Session 3: Navigating Clinical Issues in Driver Medical Certification
4:15 p.m. Adjourn
  The Examiner’s Role in Enhancing Public Safety
  • Epidemiologic Data on Transportation Safety
  • Overview of CDL Medical Application Forms and Administrative Processing Pearls
  • Understanding Workplace Stressors in the Motor Carrier Environment
  • Hands-on Primer on How a Truck Works
Diagnostic Approaches in Assessing Medical Fitness of the Commercial Driver
  • Strategies for Targeted History Taking and Efficient Physical Examinations
  • Laboratory and Office-Based Diagnostic Testing
  • Case-Based Approaches to Selecting Appropriate Consultations and Additional Studies
Navigating Clinical Issues in Driver Medical Certification
  • Interactive Review of Commonly Encountered Clinical Conditions
  • Health and Wellness Counseling in Driver Cohorts
  • Making the Forensic Determination
  • Judgment of Examination Intervals Based on Condition and Severity