This course designed to enhance the medical examiner administrative assistant's knowledge, level of professionalism, and ability to assist the medical examiner. Although the medical examiner administrative assistant certification is not mandated by the FMCSA, this course was developed in response to a demand to provide a training and certification courses for the Medical Examiner Administrative Assistant.
This course complements the SAPAA medical examiner training course and includes, as a companion learning resource, the Medical Examiner Administrative Assistant Handbook. This resource provides critical information and guidance in a searchable format helpful to both the medical examiner administrative assistant and the medical examiner who performs the commercial driver medical examination.
To become a SAPAA certified medical examiner administrative assistant, you must:
Be licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable state laws and regulations to assist a medical examiner in the performance of physical examinations.
- Log onto the National Registry System and receive a unique identifier as confirmed by the certified medical examiner whose supervision you work under.
- Complete required training and pass the SAPAA medical examiner assistant self-assessment test.
Additional information about the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is available here.
For technical information on SAPAA's Training Institute online courses, please click here.