Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine. As a scholarly discipline, medical ethics encompasses its practical application in clinical settings as well as work on its history, philosophy, theology, and sociology.
As a car driver, you are required to meet certain medical standards in order to legally drive. As well as the initial eyesight test that forms part of the driving test.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking for public review and comments for the core curriculum that could be used by training providers in implementing the proposed National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
On Dec. 1, 2008, the agency published a proposal to implement the registry, which included minimum training requirements for medical examiners.