Certified Medical Examiner Certification

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  Certified Medical Examiner Training Course

Friday, 2/28/14,  4-8 pm
Thursday, 3/6/14,  1-4 pm
Saturday, 3/29/14,   1-4 pm

Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center, Classrooms 1-3
Registration fee: $300 per person, per session. Due at least one week prior to respective training date to guarantee a seat.
For more information: https://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov

Training Course Objectives

Medical examiners offering Commercial Drivers License (CDL) physicals will be required to complete certification training and achieve certification beginning May 14, 2014.  At the conclusion of this training program, participants eligible for certification should be able to:

    • Demonstrate an understanding of FMCSA physical qualification requirements and the demands of commercial driving, driver tasks and the work environment.
    • Perform driver certification examinations in accordance with FMCSA physical qualification requirements and medical guidelines.
    • Apply knowledge of FMCSA’s driver physical qualifcations standards and advisory criteria to findings gathered during the driver’s medical exam to make sound determinations of the driver’s medical and physical qualifcations for safely operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in terstate commerce.

About the Speaker:

Andrew Morton, MD, attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residency training in family medicine at the Naval Hospital Pensacola.  He practices at Floyd Memorial Medical Group-Harrison Family Medicine in Corydon, Indiana.

He is currently the medical director for the Lanesville, Indiana Volunteer Fire Department, assistant medical director at Corydon Nursing & Rehab, and head health officer for Harrison County, Indiana.

Dr. Morton received his CDL trainer certification in November 2013.

Registration

To register for this course, call or email Debbie Tackett in the Floyd Memorial Medical Staff Services office at (812) 948-7572 or debra.tackett@fmhhs.com.
Registration is limited to 85 participants per class.
Send $300 payment to:

Debbie Tackett, CPCS, Medical Staff/CME Coordinator
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services
1850 State Street
New Albany, IN 47150.

Please make checks payable to FMHHS CME Department.

Speaker statement/conflict of interest:

Dr. Morton does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products/devices during this activity. No commercial interests were identified.

Designation statement:

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Servces designates this live activity for a maximum of four (4) AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.