Continuing Medical Education Information

This training is jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, the Providers of Accredited Chiropractic Education (PACE), and TeamCME.

The FMCSA Accredited National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners Training is approved for 12 continuing medical education credits (1 CME/module). The estimated time to complete the entire course is 12 hours.

It is intended for Doctors of Medicine(MD), Doctors of Osteopathy(DO), Doctors of Nursing Practice(DNP), Nurse Practitioners(NP), Physician Assistants(PA), Advanced Practice Nurses and Registered Nurses(APN & APRN) and Chiropractors.

Faculty:

Dr. Michael Megehee, NRCME Champion, FMCSA Medical Examiner Education WIPT

Release date:  August  17, 2020 Expiration date:  August 17, 2022

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, the participant should be better able to:

  • Recognize current medical standards, advisory criteria, and guidelines
  • Describe the role of Certified Medical Examiners
  • Apply the FMCSA medical standards in determining driving status
  • Utilize physical examination resources to detect driver medical conditions
  • Pass the NRCME certification test
  • Council drivers regarding medical standards for driver medical conditions
  • Students will be familiar with the FMCSA and MRCME mission
  • Effectively communicate with drivers and motor carriers regarding FMCSA medical standards
  • Council drivers regarding their medical condition and short and long term aspects that could affect safe driving

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 Continuing Education Credits are provided by the Providers of Accredited Education (PACE) program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards in up to 28 states (see link below). Prior to attending, check with your State Licensing Board regarding the acceptance of
PACE CE programs.

[VIEW] a list of states that accept PACE.


Method of Participation and Certificate of Completion:

During the period allotted for training, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures and study the educational activity.

Upon completion of the training and evaluation form, a certificate of acknowledgment for completing this activity will immediately be available to download and/or print a copy for your own records. This certificate will also continue to be accessible through your personal learning portal.

Media: Internet

Mobile: iPhone/iPad & Android

Computer System Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XPSP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

Browser: Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Firefox 3 or higher, Google Chrome

Player: Adobe Flash Player 9+

Mac System Requirements:

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher

Browser: Safari 3 or higher, Firefox 3 or higher, Google Chrome for Mac

Player: Adobe Flash Player 9+

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

 Faculty: The faculty members have nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers: The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. 

Hardware Requirements:

Bandwidth: 128 kb/s Minimum; 512 kb/s Recommended

Speakers or headphones (courses contain audio)

Software Requirements:

Program Permissions / File Types Required to open and view MP4 (for Media), PDF and/or DOC (for attached documents)

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 

Disclaimer:

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.  Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.