Mayo-ATRI NRCME Impact Survey: National Registry Sharply Criticised and CME Incompetence Ranked Third in Motor Carrier Concerns

New Study Finds National Registry Not Reaching it’s Potential and Some Certified Medical Examiners Incompetent.

DOT Physical Rules-Regulations| Randolph Rosarion M.D.

The Mayo Clinic and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released a joint study to gauge the experience of medical examiners, and trucking industry professionals (drivers and motor carriers) with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME).   The Mayo Clinic conducted the survey in the winter of 2016, two years after the NRCME went into effect on May 21, 2014, and released a sample summary of it’s findings on April 17, 2017.  The study looked at 1,242 medical examiners from all 50 states, with 44% of examiners in the survey indicating that they have performed commercial driver examinations for more than 10 years.   The full survey is yet to be released in peer reviewed journals.

Part I- Mayo Clinic Sample Overview Summary of Findings Mayo-NRCME-White-Paper_Brief_April-2017 (1)

1. Examiner Satisfaction with national Registry

Although most examiners reported that they found the process of training, testing, and getting…

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About Randolph Rosarion M.D.

Board Certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Certified National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) Certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) USCIS designated Civil Surgeon

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