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Internal Medicine & Subspecialties

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

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the specific physical and mental demands associated with operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV)
  • Understand the responsibilities of a CMV driver
  • Recognize potentially disqualifying diseases, medications or health conditions in the examination process, and provide drivers with parameters for safely proceeding with work duties
  • Document the requirements for the medical history and physical examination of a CMV operator
  • Develop strategies for efficiently conducting forensic evaluations, including addressing difficult issues in the certification process
  • Discuss a variety of strategies for promoting improved health and wellness in this cohort of individuals
  • Understand step-by-step process of registering for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) exam and National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course, including successful completion of the mandated FMCSA examination.