Preventative Health

Stroke TIA



You must provide your medical examiner with the following information:

    Date onset of Stroke / TIA.


    Name and location of treating health care professional.

    What interventions have been done.

    Medications you are taking.

    Treatment plan / frequency of testing

    Last dose of Anticoagulant / Antiseziure medication (If taking)

    Last INR: if on Warfarin (Coumadin)

    Side effects of medication. 

    Associated Seizure Activity?


To include presenting symptoms, course, duration of resolution, sequelae including motor weakness, sensory loss, disturbances of emotion or cognition, memory impairment, speech impairment, location of CVA/TIA.



w  Certify if: normal examination, clearance from treating neurologist, completed waiting period with no seizures or use of seizure medication

w  Waiting period:  One year

w  Monitoring:  none

w  Certification period: one year

w  Disqualify for: use of anticoagulation, use of anti seizure medication



w  Certify if:  Completed waiting period, normal neurologic exam including neuro-ophthalmological and neuro –psychological exams or if abnormal, no deficits that would interfere with safe CMV operation, clearance by treating neurologist.

w  Waiting period:  One year for cerebellar or brain stem strokes, 5 years for cortical/subcortical stroke

w  Monitoring:  None

w  Certification period:  One year

w  Disqualify for:  Residual impairments affecting safe operation of a CMV, use of anticoagulant or anti seizure medication, history of seizures