CME's Postgraduate Education

CME EDUCATION & QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

The CME Doctor of Chiropractic has completed federally mandated postgraduate level education and has successfully passed the required federal certification examination necessary to be listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners*.

  • The background, rationale, mission and goals of the FMCSA Medical Examiner’s role in reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).
  • Familiarization with the responsibilities and work environment of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operations.
  • Identification of the driver and obtaining, reviewing, and documenting driver medical history, including prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Performing, reviewing and documenting the driver’s medical examination.
  • Performing, obtaining and documenting diagnostic tests and obtaining additional testing or medical opinion from a medical specialist or treating physician.
  • Informing and educating the driver about medications and non-disqualifying medical conditions that require remedial care.
  • Determining the driver's certification outcome and the period for which certification should be valid.
  • The FMCSA's reporting and documentation requirements for the CME.
* The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. Only medical examiners that have completed training and successfully passed a test on FMCSA's physical qualification standards will be listed on the National Registry. (Source: The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME)

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