How to Become a DOT Certified Medical Examiner

Do you want to further your healthcare career? Performing physical examination for DOT truck and bus drivers can be a rewarding career. However, you will need a certification to perform this job. Follow these three simple steps to jump on the path towards certification.

Register with the NRCME

You will need to with NRCME in order to receive your unique identifier number which will be required proceed with the certification process. Start by going to the NRCME website and enter you personal information into the link that is designated for those who are seeking a certification as a DOT medical examiner. DOT medical examiners perform physical qualification examinations for truck and bus drivers. Earning the certification shows that you have met the requirements established by NRCME for healthcare professionals to perform DOT medical exams.

Complete your training

You can complete DOT medical examiner training online from the comfort of your own home. The training covers the entire driver physical and is delivered via HD video that is embedded within 18 hours of instruction. You will find quizzes at the end of each chapter along with a post-test. Critical medical advisories are also available for download. After completing the training, you will get a certificate of completion which is also eligible for 18 CME credits. At this point, you are ready to make an appointment to sit for the certification exam by contacting NRCME.

Sit for the exam

Now you are on to the exciting part of the process. To register for the exam, you will visit the same website that you created your unique identifier number. Click on the link that allows you to find a testing organization. Once you find a location that is conveniently located, give them a call and provide your unique identifier number and be sure to have your certificate of completion.

Ultimately, if you are looking for a way to expand your skills and abilities in the healthcare industry, think about earning your DOT medical examiner certification. You can do so by simply registering with the NRCME, completing your training and sitting for the exam.