Dallas Conference 2023

Prepare for NRCME Recertification as a DOT Medical Examiner!

  • Review all guideline changes since 2014
  • Medical Examiner Reference Manual
  • Access online course
  • Online Practice Test
  • Earn 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ , ANCC, or PACE Chiropractic CE Credits
  • Exceeds FMCSA Requirements
  • Building Your DOT Medical Practice Informative Video

Early-Bird Registration: $369

(Before February 13, 2023)

Registration after February 12th: $399

Where?

HYATT REGENCY FRISCO – DALLAS

2615 Preston Rd
Frisco, Texas 75034

Phone: 469-598-1235

Group room rate and hotel registration link to come.

When?

Friday, Saturday and Sunday,
March 24-26, 2023

What Time?

Friday 5:30 – 7:30
Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday 8:00am – 11:30am

Schedule

Friday, March 24
5:15 PM Registration Desk Opens
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Principles of Practice TBA presented by Dr. Mark Sanna & Breakthrough Coaching
Saturday, February 25
7:30 Registration Desk Opens
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: FMCSA Regulations VS Guidance, Federal & State Exemption Programs, Foreign Drivers
9:00 – 9:15 AM Break
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM:  Vision, GI & GU, Urinalysis

A detailed overview of the vision standard, new alternate vision standard, and common disorders. We will also discuss possible issues and concerns regarding gastrointestinal and genitourinary conditions and give an overview of the urinalysis.

10:15 AM – 10: 30 AM: Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Diabetes, Hypertension & the Vascular Exam

Review the difference in protocols between insulin-treated diabetes and non-insulin-treated diabetes. We also cover the peripheral vasular exam and the hypertension guidelines.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch provided
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Cardiovascular Diseases

We dive into the cardiovascular conditions with their perspective guideline changes.

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM: Break
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Respiratory Diseases

Learn the correct sleep apnea guidelines from the 2016 Medical Review Board Recommendations (These aren’t going away!) Also get a review of other repiratory diseases and when pulmonary function tests are required.

Sunday, February 26
7:30 AM: Registration Desk Opens
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Musculoskeletal Exam, Neuromuscular Diseases

We will discuss what is needed and how to make a medical certification determination for drivers with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions and/or deformities. Learn about how and when to use the Skilled Performance Evaluation (SPE).

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Break
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM: Neurological Exam & Conditions, Hearing

Get an in-depth review of the medical determination criteria for seizures, strokes, traumatic brain injuries, and more. Also, a detailed overview of the hearing standard, common hearing disorders, and symptoms that may affect the ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM: Break
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Mental Health, General Medication Guidelines

You will learn the requirements surrounding drug and alcohol abuse and substance abuse programs (SAP). We also discuss the guidelines for drivers suffering from mental health conditions. We also discuss how to make a correct certification determination for drivers using various medications.

DOT NRCME Medical Examiner Recertification Training

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Respiratory
  • The “REAL” FMCSA Sleep Apnea Requirements and Regulation Citation
  • Hypertension & Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Neurological
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal
  • SPE program
  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Medication Use Determination
  • The Federal Exemptions
  • Overview of how to navigate the FMCSA website
  • How to complete the FMCSA forms, documentation, and reporting requirements
  • Roles of the driver, the motor carrier, and the medical examiner
  • Determination Pending
  • Medical Examination Standards
Presenters

Dr. Michael Megehee, President of TeamCME. Dr. Mike was one of the original consultants who collaborated with the FMCSA to develop a core curriculum, identifying the critical knowledge and skills needed for those performing DOT physical exams. He was also part of the NRCME Working Integrated Product Team that created the first pool of actual test questions. He has provided training for medical examiners since 2003.

Dr. Jeffrey Carlson, Chief Medical Officer of TeamCME. Dr. Jeff works side-by-side with Dr. Mike to create and present both online and in-person training to perform DOT-related services. He is tirelessly striving to improve all aspects of TeamCME to better serve drivers and add value to medical professionals’ practices.

Greg McDermand, CRTT, Vice President of Interstate Sleep Apnea Solutions. Greg is the past Chief Executive Officer of Interstate Sleep Apnea Solutions. He specializes in providing support, testing and treatment services to commercial drivers.

CE Credits
This training is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Team CME. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. They can be contacted by calling 1-800-423-3576.

Chiropractic CE Credits are provided by Northeast College of Health Sciences and the Providers of Accredited Education (PACE) program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards
License Renewal: While applications relating to credit hours for license renewal in selected states have been executed for these programs, it remains attendees’ responsibility to contact the state board(s) from whom they seek continuing education credits for purposes of ensuring said board(s) approve both venue and content as they relate to any seminar/course/lecture/webinar /online presentation (event). Neither a speaker’s or exhibitor’s presence at said event, nor product mention or display, shall in any way constitute Northeast College endorsement. Northeast College’s role is strictly limited to processing, submitting, and archiving program documents.

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Registration cancellations prior to 03/13/2023 are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations occurring after this date will be eligible for a partial refund.