DOT Training Services

All medical examiners who conduct Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations for Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers must complete training on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) physical qualification standards. To become a certified Medical examiner listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), health care professionals must complete the necessary training and testing to meet the certification requirements for the evaluation of CMV drivers.


DOT Training Objectives

These high-quality training courses engage DOT medical examiners in an interactive and focused learning experience, and will help medical examiners become more knowledgeable about DOT regulations and driver medical and physical qualifications for safely operating commercial motor vehicles (CMV).  Medical examiners can utilize the curriculum to prepare for the exam set by the FMCSA to be listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Topics include: the medical examiner’s role, driver medical history and examination, testing, certification, and reporting.

  • 1.     Introduction

  • 2.     Overview

  • 3.     Vision

  • 4.     Hearing

  • 5.     Cardiovascular

  • 6.     Hypertension

  • 7.     Respiratory

  • 8.     Neurological

  • 9.     Musculoskeletal

  • 10.   Diabetes Mellitus

  • 11.   Other Diseases

  • 12.   Psychological

  • 13.   Drug Abuse & Alcoholism


You may contact Roy P. Johnson, MD, MSPH at 1-866-213-5148 if you have any questions about the Internet CME Activity.


Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality Occupational Medicine Network Incorporation and The Office of Lifelong Learning (CME) at Meharry Medical College is committed to protect the privacy of its members and customers. Occupational Medicine Network Incorporation and Meharry Medical College CME maintains its internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals and the public. Occupational Medicine Network Incorporation and Continuing Medical Education at Meharry Medical College will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CME internet based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside of Occupational Medicine Network Incorporation and Meharry Medical College CME program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.


Permission has been received to use copyright material from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration , Washington DC .



Meharry Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.


Credit Designation:

Meharry Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.   Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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