DOT Physical Certification after a Stroke

DOT Physical Certification after a Stroke

The NADME DOT certification training course states that the recommendation for DOT certification following a stroke is one year.  One of our providers has since been told that the recommendation is 6 months…She wondering which is correct. The recommended (not...
Cardiovascular Issues in DOT Commercial Drivers

Cardiovascular Issues in DOT Commercial Drivers

Cardiovascular questions that come up on DOT exams: With history of unrepaired aortic aneurysm or thoracic aneurysm, am I to require ultrasound at the yearly recert?  what about echocardiogram every 2-3 years with aortic valve replacement? With an unrepaired aortic...
Temporary Hypertension Certificate on DOT Exam

Temporary Hypertension Certificate on DOT Exam

When a driver comes in for a re-certification check durring a 1-time, 3-month certificate for HTN what paperwork is required to be completed?  Do you complete the Medical Examination Report Form or what do you do since a full physical is not being completed? In a...
Hypertension in Commercial Drivers

Hypertension in Commercial Drivers

Why are the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension important? These criteria are important because there is strong prospective, randomized clinical-trial evidence that hypertension markedly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and that effective treatment...