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Nurse Practitioners, Truckers and Highway Safety - Be a Part of Keeping Drivers Healthy!

Posted almost 4 years ago by Jean Aertker

When you take off on vacation this summer, you will probably be in your car or van and you will be sharing the road with some big 18-wheelers!  Have you ever stopped to think about the men and women who drive those big-rigs and more importantly who provides thier medical certification to be deemed fit to drive? Well many of the examiners are Nurse Pracititoenrs who have become federally certifed to do these special exams. Hear the newest pod cast from the Campaign for Action to learn about teh NPs, the reseach and the concerens for this population of workers in the trucking industry!

Click here:  PODCAST:  Truckers, Nurse Practitioners, & Road Safety featuring Karen Heaton, PhD, CNP, UAB Faculty, Mona Shattell, PhD, RN Rush University, and Wendy Paracka ARNP,

Click here: Mona M. Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN host of “Health on the Highway”, her exclusive Trucker Territory podcast, addresses a topic rarely discussed in trucking circles— psychological health and wellbeing.

Intreseted in becoming a certified CMV driver examiner? Do so at the FNPN Conference (FNPN.Org) on August  16th or take the course online at AANP CE Center at your own pace. Add a new revenue stream and new patients to your business to help keep these hard working folks healthy!!