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 were 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.
To claim CME credit, you will need to:
- Complete the pre-course assessment
- Complete the 15 learning modules
- Complete the course evaluation
- Complete the post-course assessment (There is a minimum 80% pass rate required, with one retake allowed.)
- Claim your credit and print your Record of Attendance
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This Enduring Material activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 07/31/2015. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity was approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit for a maximum of 7.5 LLSA/MOC credits.
For Physician diplomates to receive ABPM LL SA/MOC credits, attendees MUST complete the pre-assessment, course activity, and post-course assessment. ABPM diplomate number will be required for successful upload to ABPM.