Designated medical examiner

Designated medical examiner means a licensed physician, licensed physician's assistant, or licensed nurse practitioner who has been trained and approved to conduct medical and physical examinations of merchant mariners on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard and may be delegated limited authority to grant waivers and approve physical/medical suitability for service.


46 CFR § 10.107

Scoping language

With respect to part 16 of this subchapter only, if the definitions in paragraph (b) of this section differ from those set forth in 16.105, the definition set forth in 16.105 applies.

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