In this rapidly changing arena it is crucial for MROs to be up to date in the latest technologies, procedures and regulations. MROCC's challenging and innovative manuals and CME activities are written by leaders in the field of drug testing, and provide practical and detailed learning experiences for MROs in both regulated and non-regulated testing programs. All of our manuals are published by OEM HEALTH INFORMATION (OEM PRESS) - the leader in OEM publications.
All MROCC CME activities offer AMA PRA Category 1 credit and may be used to fulfill state requirements for CME updating. The American Board of Preventive Medicine has approved these activities for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit. Visit the ABPM Website for additional information on MOC. These CME activities are based on the The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC's Guide to Drug Testing, 5th edition available from OEM Press.
For those who need to recertify, this activity consists of reading the MRO Manual and 49 CFR Part 40, completing the CME evaluation, and passing the MROCC Recertification Examination - All from the convenience of home! This is the most cost-effective means to recertification - and there is absolutely no need to travel to a training course or an examination site! The cost of this activity is $665 ($170 CME/$495 Recertification Examination) and includes the online recertification examination plus 25 Hours of Category 1 CME (and 25 hour of MOC credit for ABPM Diplomates). The price for this activity does not include the manual, which must be purchased separately from OEM Press. This activity fulfills both DOT & MROCC recertification requirements. To start this activity, follow the steps below:
For those who don't need to recertify but want MRO Specific CME, this activity consists of reading the MRO Manual, completing the Self-Assessment questions, and submitting the CME Evaluation (Recertification exam is not included). This convenient activity is for certified MROs who are not seeking MROCC recertification at this time but who wish to keep abreast of the latest techniques and methods within the MRO arena, or who need Category 1 CME to meet State Board or other licensure requirements. The total cost for this self-assessment activity is $170 (plus the cost of the MRO Manual) and offers 15 Hours of Category 1 CME credit, as well as 15 hours of MOC credit for ABPM diplomates. This activity can be used to fulfill the retraining prerequisite for recertification at a later date as long as it completed in the 5 years preceeding recertification. To start this activity, follow the steps below:
Our CME activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and MROCC. ACPM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The following CME offerings are educational opportunities that may be of interest to the practicing MRO. These are not acceptable to fulfill the educational requirement for becoming certified or recertified as an MRO.
As a registered NRCME training provider and a long-time leader in medical examiner education, ACOEM is a well-qualified resource for those seeking to be listed on the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Led by Dr. Natalie Hartenbaum for more than a decade, the highly successful Commercial Driver Medical Examiner (CDME) course assumes participants have had extensive medical training and licensure which should have included training in taking medical histories, conducting physical examinations, and determining differential diagnosis, treatment, and medical management