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 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: [email protected]

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.

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