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6/3/2016: Availability of Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04-08: Medical Certification Standards, Medications and Medical Review Process

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The Coast Guard announces the availability of Change-2 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04-08, Medical Certification Standards, Medications and Medical Review Process.

Change-2 to NVIC 04-08 contains revisions to Enclosure (1) Medical Certification Standards, Enclosure (4) Medications, and Enclosure (6) Medical Review Process. The revisions to Enclosures (1) and (6) reflect process and procedural changes related to centralization of the evaluation of credential applications at the National Maritime Center and implementation of the final rule that aligned Coast Guard regulations with amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and made changes to national endorsements. The revisions to Enclosure (4) provide more detailed guidance on medications that are subject to further review.

For more information on the revisions, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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