The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about […]
Instructions for Fed Med Card(DOT medical examiner’s certificate)upload and Self Certification video.
Wisconsin Fed Med (DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate) upload video instructions. Would be nice for New York commercial drivers to have that too.
Follow up and continuation from an earlier post. Commercial drivers with hearing disorders or trauma, who have symptoms that may interfere with driving, such as balance problems and dizziness need further evaluation by […]
Diabetes: Insulin v.s. Pills-Effect on Health (JAMA Study) & a ME’s Viewpoint on Commercial Driver Fitness Determination.
It is vital for patients to discuss all their medications with their personal physician. When it comes to diabetes more than 21 million Americans are affected. After hypertension, many of the commercial […]
Make sure you see a certified medical examiner listed in the National Registry now or DMV will reject your medical examiner’s certificate!
…and while we’re at it let’s talk again about 391.64, since both 391.62 and 391.64 can be a source of confusion. We saw in an earlier post that when filling out the […]
What is the minimum age required to drive a commercial motor vehicle in Interstate Commerce? and what does Federal regulations say about proficiency in English. c) Minimum age and experience requirements. No […]
The purpose of the evaluation is to certify that mariner applicant is capable of performing the tasks necessary during ordinary and emergency times aboard ship or vessel. What are the tasks required […]
The article “Disqualified” appeared in Overdrive magazine in 2006. Although somewhat dated, it gives valuable insight into the commercial driver with impairments caused by physical or medical conditions. It tells of the personal […]
Truck Driver Physical Services/Product offered: DOT Medical Examination, Drug Alcohol Testing DOT Physical Exam. Call 718-701-5949 for other services. Get your DOT physical exam here at Trucker Physicals in NYC. We specialize […]
NRCME Those of you who missed it, Allen Smith from Blog Talk Radio had a nice segment with Elaine Papp last week regarding the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners “Understanding the National Registry…”. […]
As most of you know by now, you may now designate a medical examiner administrative assistant (MEAA) who will get access to the National Registry and perform reporting functions on your behalf. […]
Attention All Certified Medical Examiners (CMEs). May 21, 2014 is just around the corner and on that date you will be required to complete and submit all Driver Medical Examination Forms […]
SPE evaluation for limb deficiencies or amputations.
Who should keep the original Medical Examination Report Form (MERF) and for how long? How many times have you been asked by a manager at a trucking or bus company to give […]
A New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study of an innovative and recently FDA approved treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), that is both a medical device for the treatment of sleep […]
As a tribute to David Letterman who is to retire soon, and with the May 21, 2014 compliance date almost here, I thought I would try to remember the top 10 questions […]
MEDICAL CERTIFICATION WATCH: FMCSA gets largest weekly increase for National Registry: Land Line Magazine
With 16 days remaining before compliance is required, the number of certified medical examiners (CME) continues to rise as May 21, 2014 approaches. As of May 2, 2014 there are 17,643 CMEs […]
Understanding the National Registry Of Certified Medical Examiners Program 05/08 by Aubrey Allen Smith | Current Events Podcasts
Host Allen Smith BlogTalk Radio with special guest Elaine Papp (former Division Chief for the Medical Programs Division at FMCSA) discuss the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Understanding the National Registry […]