TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice
Merchant mariner medical examinations are performed using the United States Coast Guard’s guidelines and regulations. This session will cover proper use of the guidelines and regulations, medical waivers for certain conditions, and medical information needed by the National Maritime Center to determine mariner fitness. Attendees will learn the
most recent and proposed changes to the guidelines and regulations and will be given the tools to gather the information needed to answer the questions, “Is this mariner fit for sea duty?” This session may be
of particular interest to residents and recent graduates. This session is sponsored by the Transportation Special Interest Section.