Types of Color Vision Tests – AOPA. Color blindness is a mostly inherited vision abnormality where there is deficiency in perception of red, green, and blue due to abnormality of cone cells […]
Color vision testing and color blindness.
NRCME website functionality partially restored; FMCSA eases reporting burdens for medical examiners.
On June 22, 2018 FMCSA restored partial functionality to the NRCME Website which allows medical examiners to submit driver examinations. The site has been down for about six months prior to that, due […]
What pilots should know about the FAA airman medical certification.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical examination process assures that pilots *requiring medical certification do NOT have any of the disqualifying medical conditions under 14 CFR Part 67 and that they meet […]
Medical Examiners Should Evaluate OSA Risks Despite Formal Rule Withdrawal.
“Medical certification determinations for such drivers are made by the examiners based on the examiner’s medical judgment rather than a Federal regulation or requirement.” FMCSA
Update on Sleep Apnea and Insulin Treated Diabetes Proposed Rules.
The joint FMCSA/FRA ANPRM Rule on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) has been withdrawn. According to FMCSA, after reviewing all the public comments there was not enough information to support moving forward […]
54,055 Registered Medical Examiners in 2017. Source: NRCME DATA Dashboard.
The Data Dashboard of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) showed a total of 54,055 total registered medical examiners for 2017. Of the total: 40% are Medical Doctors (33% or […]
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