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Did anyone here recently take the NRCME course,and if so, can you PLEASE recommend a particular institute that offers good, over all NRCME training online. I have found one website ( nrcmetraininginstitute.com ) but they charge 350 USD, and offer only 500 practice questions. Is there another online institute you would recommend, or should I stick to this one? If possible, please recommend ANY study tips, and resources for this particular examination, thank you very much in advance.
Like many other PAs ,I have been perforning DOT exams for decades. It's a pretty straight forward examination with well defined parameters . As of May 2014, only Certified Medical Examiners will be able to perfom DOT exams. To become a Certified Medical Examiner you must: Be licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable State laws and regulations to perform physical examinations Log onto the National Registry System and receive a unique identifier Complete required training Pass the Medical Examiner certification test Report results of driver exams every month via the national registry system Submit to periodic monitoring and audits Maintain certification by completing periodic training every five years and recertify by passing the ME certification exam every 10 years As it turns out the "required training" ranges anywhere from $425-$590 for eligibility to sit for the required examination. Even for those who have been doing these exams for decades, there is no opt out of the training to qualify for the exam.(not even a self study model is offered) I have no problem with requiring competency with DOT exams, but requiring all applicants to support redundant training has raised my hackles. Leave it to the federal government to makes this process as expensive and burdensome as possible. National Registry of Medical Examiners
I'm just curious.... I am taking an NRCME online course right now for DOT. I start my new position in Occ Med and UC soon. How long did you study the NRCME materials after taking the course before you took the exam? I did a NRCME practice test before even knowing any of the material and got a 61%, so I'm not too worried about the test at the moment..... Just kind of want the test phase out of the way.