Start Your Own - OT Clinic Based - Driving Risk Assessment

Take this 25 hour, online training to sharpen your OT assessment skills. Learn to complete a Driving Risk Assessment, explore therapy interventions, and know how & when to refer to a driver specialist. BONUS gain the foundational skills to progress onto Part 2: OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist training.

  • 25 hours online.

    Enjoy learning at your own pace, online, on-demand.

  • Education for the OT

    Learn the ins & outs of how to establish & complete your own OT driving risk assessment.

  • Gain Foundational Skills

    Build a strong foundation. Continue onto Part 2 Training to become a driver specialist.

Part 1 Driving Risk Assessment Training

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the unique value occupational therapy expertise brings to driving rehabilitation.
  • Apply current occupational therapy evidence-based research/practice to assess driving risk.
  • Explore and compare/contrast the components of a driving risk assessment completed by the generalist and comprehensive driving evaluation completed by a specialist (clinical evaluation & behind-the-wheel evaluation).
  • Given a client scenario, select the most appropriate evaluation techniques and treatment interventions to assess a client's potential.
  • Recognize impairments in performance skills that indicate the need for driving retirement and practice specific strategies for addressing this difficult topic.
  • Explore basic driver rehab technology equipment options used by an OT DRS. 
  • Identify the value of developing collaborative relationships with industry vendors and regulatory bodies, and the strategies that can be used to support community mobility for your clients. 
  • Identify characteristics of quality documentation and resources, including code of ethics and practice standards, to shape documentation and program development.

Adaptive Mobility Services is Your Approved Provider!

AOTA Approved Provider CE #6874 & ADED CHAP Provider #63563136

Adaptive Mobility is Your Approved Provider

Presenters & Authors: Susan Pierce, OTR/L, SCDCM, FAOTA, CDRS. Susan Touchinsky, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS. Wendy Starnes, OTR/L, SCDCM, DRS.

  • AOTA CEUs/Contact Hours: 2.5 CEU/25 contact hours

  • Online Publication: 12/2018. 1/2021 update; Date & Location: ongoing, online.

  • Level of learning/education level: introductory. No prerequisites.

  • Instructional Method: online course, independent learning.

  • AOTA Classification Codes: OT Process (evaluation) & Domain of OT (area of occupation, performance skills).

  • Course Completion Requirements: Learner will review full presentation, handout, & complete post exam and AOTA APP provider survey.

  • CE Provider & Contact: Adaptive Mobility Services, CE Administrator:

  • Adaptive Mobility Services, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

  • Adaptive Mobility is an ADED Contact Hour Associate Provider (CHAP). The assignment of ADED CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by ADED.

Looking for more?

Follow Our 3 Part Process to Advance Your Career. Part 1 Driving Risk Assessment. Part 2 OT Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Training. Part 3 Mentorship.

Cancellation, Refund, & Disclaimer: Please visit main page for full details.