Course Learning Objectives

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners

  • Evidenced-Based Research

    Apply current occupational therapy evidenced-based research and practice to driving rehabilitation evaluation process

  • Clinical Evaluation

    List and explore the foundational elements of an occupational therapy based driving evaluation in the clinic.

  • Driving Assessments

    Identify key performance skills needed for the task of driving & occupation based assessment tools to enhance your clinical evaluation

Course Description

Explore the clinical driving evaluation! This course provides the occupational therapy practitioner with the skills and insight needed to complete a successful clinical evaluation. Lessons review components of the clinical evaluation, key points and tips for a thorough clinical evaluation, and value of occupation-based assessments. Common assessments and goals used by the primary practitioner addressing driving and community mobility are introduced, as well as opportunities for collaboration between the occupational therapy practitioner and the driver rehabilitation specialist. Lessons & examples explore strategies for individualizing the clinical evaluation process and application of critical thinking during the evaluation. Enjoy a variety of learning activities from videos, to discussion boards, case studies, and more. Take this course as part of the In the Clinic Curriculum Bundle or on it’s on.
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Course Agenda

  • 1

    Key Concepts: Course Handouts, Resources, & References

    • Welcome!

    • Course 2 Handout: Key Concepts

    • Course 2: References & Resources

    • OT DRIVE Infographic

  • 2

    Module Introduction

    • Defining the Gold Standard for the Driving Evaluation (M2 MI A1)

  • 3

    Lesson 1: Introduction to the Clinical Evaluation

    • Components of the Clinical Evaluation (M2 L1 A1)

    • Key Points & Tips for Clinical Evaluation (M2 L1 A2)

    • Clinical Evaluation & the Role of the Occupational Therapy Practitioner (M2 L1 A3)

    • Occupational Therapy Practitioner & Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Collaboration (M2 L1 A4)

    • Discussing Occupational Therapy & Driver Rehabilitation Specialist Collaboration (M2 L1 A5)

  • 4

    Lesson 2: The Critical Thinking Process of Evaluation

    • Individualizing the Evaluation Process (M2 L2 A1)

    • Demonstrating Critical Thinking During Evaluation (M2 L2 A2)

    • Critically Thinking Through a Client Case (M2 L2 A3)

    • Critically Thinking Through a Client Case Study (M2 L2 A3 part 2)

  • 5

    Module Summary

    • Summarizing the Driving Evaluation Process (M2 Ms A1)

    • Overview of the Driver Evaluation & Rehabilitation Process (M2 MS A2)

    • Ready to learn more?

    • Course Certificate

AOTA Approved Provider #6874

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.

  • Presenter & Author: Susan Touchinsky, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS, Wendy Starnes, OTR/L, SCDCM, DRS

  • AOTA CEUs/Contact Hours: 0.15 CEU/1.5 contact hours

  • Online publication: 12.2018

  • Level of learning/education level: introductory

  • Date & Location: ongoing, online

  • Prerequisites: none

  • 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 all course lessons, participation in discussions, review handouts, & complete post exam and AOTA APP provider survey.

  • CE Provider & Contact: Adaptive Mobility Services, CE Administrator: susie@adaptivemobility.com

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