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Preventive Medicine

Online Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Training: Improving Transportation Safety through Education and Certification-COMING SOON!

Committed to transportation safety through education and certification, Mayo Clinic offers online training for health care professionals who perform physical examinations for interstate Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers. Effective May 21, 2014, all health care professionals who perform physical examinations and issue medical certificates for CMV drivers will be required to complete accredited certification training and pass an examination. This interactive course will provide the essential core administrative and clinical knowledge necessary to complete the required examination mandated by the FMCSA. This course will review certain subspecialty diseases and conditions encountered while performing CMV examinations, utilizing a case-based interactive approach focused on efficiently addressing complex clinical issues. The training includes the following core competencies: 1)The role of the examiner in enhancing public safety 2) Diagnostic approaches in assessing medical fitness of the commercial driver 3) Navigating clinical and administrative issues commonly encountered in driver medical certification 4) Understanding and effectively managing the complexity of the physical requirements and stresses involved in operating commercial vehicles 5) Strategies for prevention and health promotion for CMV drivers. Content will focus on the core curriculum required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Following completion of this training, participants will receive the certification required to take the NRCME examination.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge
  • Patient care

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