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Private: North American Fatigue Management Program Virtual Train the Trainer Course

August 31, 2022

Course and General Information

Target Audience

The target audience is motor carrier instructors from CVSA industry members and non-members; specifically, fatigue management instructors who train or expect to train CMV drivers and their families. 

Class Size

This virtual course is limited to 20 students.

Prerequisites

  1. Completion of Module 1 (Introduction and Overview) and completion of Modules 3 (Driver Education), 4 (Driver Family Education) and 8 (Driver Sleep Disorders Management) with an 80% or higher exam score on the NAFMP eLearning Platform. You may register for this course now and then complete the prerequired NAFMP modules before the registration deadline. 
  2. Knowledge of CMV driving, personal experience driving a CMV and previous experience training CMV drivers. 
  3. Ability to model appropriate fatigue management behaviors, ability to relate well with other drivers and their families, and enthusiasm for CMV driver fatigue management. 

What to Expect

  • This virtual course will include instructor-led training, a session to complete presentations on assigned topics and individual quizzes/exam.  
  • All training materials will be provided electronically. 
  • Students will be given a post-exam. A score of at least 80% on the post-exam is required to pass the course and receive a certificate of completion. A participant who scores lower than 80% or chooses not to take the final exam will receive a certificate of attendance.

Schedule

The virtual course will be delivered Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT. 

Training Delivery 

  • To take this course, you will need access to Zoom and the NAFMP eLearning platform. 
  • You will be sent a Zoom link prior to the start of the training course. You will receive instruction, and view and conduct presentations in Zoom. 
  • You will need to establish a user account in the NAFMP eLearning platform and complete the prerequired coursework before taking this course. 

Virtual Events Code of Conduct

CVSA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all virtual meeting participants. All participants, without exception, are expected to abide by this virtual events code of conduct across any and all technologies used to execute a CVSA virtual event. All participants must comply with the instructions of the host(s), moderator and CVSA staff. CVSA has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants. 

Examples of unacceptable behavior are: 

  • Unauthorized sharing of login credentials with another user, including unregistered users 
  • Recording, copying and/or sharing of any media, including screenshots 
  • Engaging in unsafe practices while participating in a virtual event, such as driving a car 
  • Harassment, disrespect, intimidation or discrimination in any form 
  • Verbal or written abuse of any participant, including, but not limited to, comments related to race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, etc. 
  • Sharing inappropriate, nude and/or sexual images 
  • Threatening or stalking a participant 

To report an incident of unacceptable behavior, please contact CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney or CVSA Deputy Executive Director Adrienne Gildea. CVSA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior. CVSA may also, at its discretion, prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person. 

Media Policy

Members of the press understand that no individual may be quoted by name, rank, jurisdiction or title concerning comments made during this virtual conference or any other virtual meetings. If any member of the press wants to use or obtain a quote, they may only do so with written permission of that individual and the Alliance. CVSA’s conferences and meetings – whether conducted in-person or online – are opportunities for CVSA members and industry stakeholders to speak freely, discuss topics and issues, and share ideas and perspectives without concern of print or online attribution. For more information, contact CVSA Manager of Communications Nicole Leandro. 

Consent to Multimedia Use

Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. 

Copyright Acknowledgement

By registering and attending the event, an attendee may participate or contribute to discussions regarding the Standards and CVSA Materials (“work product”) and hereby acknowledges that it is their intent and understanding that the intellectual property, including copyright in and to the work product, and all derivative works and/or any modifications and variations of the work product, did, does and will vest solely in CVSA. To the extent that an attendee contributes to the work product during the event, they do not claim any ownership in the work product and instead hereby completely assign any and all copyrights and any other intellectual property rights in their contributions to CVSA. 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, contact Fatigue Management Program Specialist Rodolfo Giacoman at rodolfo.giacoman@cvsa.org or 301-830-6155.