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Live Training - St. Louis, Missouri on October 12-13, 2024

Live DOT Accredited Training

Critical training to pass the NRCME certification test on the first try!

Fully Accredited NRCME In-Person Training for Both
Initial Certification and 10 Year Recertification.

Same Day Certificate & Proof of Participation | Valid for DCs, MDs, DOs, PAs, and NPs

8 PACE Chiropractic CE credits, 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or ANCC
Live Training in St. Louis, Missouri

Training Will Occur on October 12-13, 2024

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Fully accredited NRCME training valid for 10 year recertification or initial certification.
8 PACE Chiropractic CE Credits, 8 CEUs for DCs, or 7 AMA PRA Cat 1 Credits or ANCC.
Training Date & Location
October 12-13, 2024

Hotel TBD

$30 discount is available for all PMP members, contact info@passmyphysical.com for coupon code.

Early Bird Special! Only $349 until September 22nd, 2024. $389 after September 22nd, 2024.

Pass Rate

In Person

Training / Certificate
* Pass rate based on actual customer feedback of those that completed the training.

How FMCSA Medical Examiner Certification Works

Becoming a new CME or completing a 10 year recertification is the same process!*

1

Complete Training*

Start by registering for our NRCME Accredited Training course (live or on-demand). Once complete, you will receive a certificate of completion that is valid for 3 years. Upload this to your NRCME account at least 24 hours before registering for your NRCME certification test.
2

Choose Testing Site

Register for your NRCME certification test with Prometric or PSI. If you are looking for 10 year recertification, register anytime within 1 year or your expiration date.

Prometric: https://www.prometric.com/
PSI: https://candidate.psiexams.com/
3

Pass the NRCME Test

Once you pass your certification test, the FMCSA will notify you via email and include an official certificate indicating your status as a CME on the national registry.

Click to View FMCSA Details
* If you are new to the National Registry, you must register for a national registry number before registering for your certification test by clicking this link.
Testimonials

Feedback from our medical examiners

“I find it very informative and actually fun”

Thank you for your help! I have been doing your course almost daily. I find it very informative and actually fun. The questions are challenging and the answers informative. The way you have laid it out keeps it from being boring or even feeling like you are studying. It feels more like playing a challenging game. Again thanks for all your help     
- Ilene C., MD

“I love the interactive format”

I have not taken the 10-year RECERT FMCSA exam yet, but I have taken 2 other FMCSA prep courses and signed up for the PASS My Physical Recert Training last week. Just to take this course to be a better FMCSA examiner is worth it! I love the interactive format as it helps to recall and remember the most current information. The other training did not offer this reinforcement. I highly recommend this training as I already feel better prepared for the RECERT test, but more importantly to make better decisions for the drivers that we examine each day. Thank you, Dr.Thorpe!     
- Dr. Annette S., DC

“Thank you for the outstanding course”

Thank you for the outstanding course, review and testing. It really helped me learn how to retake tests and read through the questions carefully and solidify the knowledge base. Taking the tests is a learning experience due to the outstanding realistic scenarios and CDL driver presentations.
- Betty L., NP

Instructor

Dr. David Thorpe

Trained

Over 5000 Medical Examiners

Performed

Over 4000 DOT Physical Exams per year
Meet the instructor

David Thorpe

Dr. David Thorpe is President of Pass My Physical and has worked in occupational medicine for over 30 years, was involved with the development of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME), and has trained greater than 5000 medical examiners to prepare them to sit for the NRCME certification examination. David is considered a DOT Medical subject matter expert. 

Frequently asked questions

Does This Course Work for the NRCME 10 Year Recertification?

Yes! This course is approved for BOTH first time certifications and the 10-year recertification requirement.

Can I Use This Course for the NRCME Initial Certification?

Yes! This course is approved for BOTH first time certifications and the 10-year recertification requirement.

How Does the NRCME 10 Year Recertification Work?

  • The 10 year recertification training is essentially the same as first time certification.
  • Begin by completing the NRCME training with Pass My Physical (live or on-demand works!).
  • Upon completion, log into to your NRCME account and upload your training certificate.
  • If you are 1 year from your expiration date or less: Contact an approved testing organization (Prometric or PSI) and schedule your exam.
  • Take and pass the recertification exam before your expiration date (except if your certification expires within 2023. Those expiring in 2023 will be granted extra time in order to complete retraining and testing. The added time will begin with an additional 12 months if your expiration date is in January of 2023, and be reduced by 1 month each successive month up to December of 2023 whereby you will receive only 1 additional month to recertify).  If you have an expiration date of 1/1/2024 or later, you must complete recertification by your expiration date OR YOU WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE NATIONAL REGISTRY.

  • 10 Year Recertification - When Can I Start My NRCME Training?

    Although you may begin prior, you must complete your NRCME Training with Pass My Physical and testing within your 9th year but prior to your expiration date.

    For Example, if your expiration date is November 1, 2025, you must complete your training and register for your NRCME Certification Test after November 1, 2024.

    10 Year Recertification - When Can I Take the NRCME Certification Test?

    You may start your NRCME Training with Pass My Physical anytime but you must complete training to register for the testing in your 9th year.

    For Example, if your expiration date is November 1, 2025, you cannot register for your NRCME Certification Test until November 1, 2024.

    What Happens if I Fail My Recertification Exam?

    All Medical Examiners currently certified and listed on the National Registry may continue to perform DOT Physicals until their initial certification expires (unless your expiration date is in 2023. Those that expire in 2023 will be granted up to 12 months beginning in January of 2023, decreasing by 1 month each successive month throughout the year with December only being granted 1 additional month).

    Therefore, you can fail the recertification exam and continue to perform exams until that date. Furthermore, unlike your initial certification testing where you must wait 30 days to retake the exam, medical examiners who are attempting to recertify no longer must wait the 30 days and can register to take the test again even on the next day!

    Where Do I Check My Expiration Date?

    This is available in your National Registry account, in your profile, and under the certification expiration line item.
    Live Training

    Daily Training Schedule

    Saturday

    12:00 PM
    Registration Desk Opens

    1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Introduction to training, The FMCSA, Interstate vs. Intrastate drivers, Federal Regulations, Classes of CMVs, Inter/Intra State Commerce, Foreign Drivers, School Bus Operations, The CDL Driver, The NRCME.

    2:15 PM to 2:30 PM
    Break

    2:30 PM to  3:30 PM
    The Healthy Driver Physical & Certification, Regulations to Remember, Discretionary vs. Non-Discretionary Standards, The Role of the Medical Examiner. 

    3:30 PM to 3:45 PM
    Break

    3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
    Introduction to Certification Periods, Use of Determination Pending, Use of Temporary Certifications, Certification periods for defined medical conditions, Introduction to Waiting Periods, Waiting Periods for defined medical conditions, Required medical clearance for defined medical conditions, Required/Recommended Testing, Counseling requirements.

    5:00 to 5:45 PM
    BONUS SESSION – BUILDING YOUR DOT MEDICAL PRACTICE


    Sunday

    7:30 AM
    Registration Desk Opens

    8:00 AM – 9:15 AM
    Waivers, Exemptions, Skill Performance Evaluations, Alternative Standards, Disqualifying Medical Conditions, Disqualifying Medications/Medications of Concern, Medical Examiner Decision Making.

    9:15 AM – 9:30 AM
    Break

    9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Review including Practice Scenarios and Case Studies including their understanding of regulations and guidelines for non insulin dependent diabetics, depression, Flat Effect, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Hypertension,  Hearing loss, Medical Compliance issues, Post MI.

    10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
    Break

    10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
    Continued Review including Practice Scenarios and Case Studies including: CABG, COPD, Sleep Apnea, Abnormal Urinalysis Findings, SPEs, MS, Brain Bleed, and time for final questions and answers.  


    PACE & PIM Accreditation

    This course is jointly approved through the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine (PIM) and Providers of Accredited Chiropractic Education (PACE) of the Federation for Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) in up to 38 States (See Link Below).

    Earn 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM, ANCC, or 8 Chiropractic PACE approved Credits (state dependent).

    Pace Pre-approved States: https://pacex.fclb.org/pages/BoardRequirements.php

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Pass My Physical. 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, no 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.

    Below is an alphabetical list of stats approved for Chiropractic CE credit:
    Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode, Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Washington, Wyoming.
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