Friday, June 07, 2013
This is something they don't teach in medical school. This Friday, June 7, doctors and other health professionals will get up close and personal with an 18-wheeler as part of a continuing education course.
WHAT: Continuing Medical Education Course for health professionals who perform physicals for truck drivers. As part of the training the health professionals will get an overview on how semi-trucks work on a real semi parked at the Kierland Resort.
WHERE: Kierland Resort parking lot, South Terrace lot, 6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
WHEN: Friday, June 7 at 10 a.m.
WHY: The course will give medical professionals an idea of the physical demands associated with operating a large commercial vehicle with a semi-trailer. Mayo Clinic offers this in-person training for health care professionals who perform physical examinations for Commercial Motor Vehicle drivers.
Contact: Julie Janovsky-Mason, 480-301-4222
On site contact: Gloria Cadden, 480-221-9714 and Barb LeSuer, 480-388-1022
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