Course Learning Objectives:

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners

  • Value of OT

    Explain the unique value occupational therapy expertise brings to driving rehabilitation

  • Meaning of Driving

    Explain the meaning of driving from the client, DRS, and individual perspective

  • OT Practice Framework & OT DRIVE

    Apply the OT Practice Framework & OT DRIVE to identify key performance skills needed for the task of driving

Course Description

Occupational therapy practitioners are positioned to address driving and community mobility. Our philosophical underpinnings, clinical tools and focus on meaning and function, uniquely qualified occupational therapy practitioners to support driving fitness and community mobility. In this course, gain a deeper understanding of how your role as an occupational therapy practitioner prepares you to address the driving and community mobility needs of your patients. Be inspired as you gain a deeper understanding from a client and experienced DRS. Spend time reflecting on your own journey with driving. Then, learn to apply the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to provide a guide for the analysis of the occupation of driving and the skills and components that facilitate safe and effective driving task performance. This foundational course is a must for any practitioner looking to gain confidence and knowledge for addressing your patient’s driving goals.
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Course Agenda

  • 1

    Key Concepts: Course Handouts, Resources, & References

    • Welcome!

    • Course 1 Handout: Key Concepts

    • Course References

  • 2

    Module Introduction

    • Introduction to Driver Rehabilitation (M1 MIA1)

    • Meaning of Driving: Client Perspective (M1 MIA 2)

    • Meaning of Driving: DRS Perspective (M1 MIA3)

    • Self-reflection: You as a Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (DRS) (M1 MIA4)

  • 3

    Lesson 1: The Occupation of Driving

    • Introducing the Occupation of Driving (M1 L1 A1)

    • Examining the Occupation of Driving (M1 L1 A2)

    • Reflecting on the Occupation of Driving (M1 L1 A3)

  • 4

    Lesson 2: Driving & the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework (OTPF)

    • Using the OTPF to Address Driving & Community Mobility (M1 L2 A1)

    • Providing a Framework for the New DRS (M1 L2 A2)

    • Observing Performance Skill Factors for Driving Fitness (M1 L2 A3)

    • Applying the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework to Driving Fitness (M1 L2 A4)

    • Demonstrating the Impact of the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework on Driving Fitness (M1 L2 A5)

    • Applying the Practice Framework to Performance Skills for Driving Fitness (M1 L2 A6)

    • Lesson 2: Applying the Practice Framework to Driving Fitness (M1 L2 A4 A5 A6 Handout)

  • 5

    Lesson 3: OT DRIVE, An Occupational Therapy Practice Frame of Reference for Driving & Community Mobility

    • OT DRIVE Infographic

    • Understanding & Using the OT DRIVE to Address Driving & Community Mobility (M1 L3 A1)

    • Applying to the OT DRIVE to Practice (M1 L3 A2)

  • 6

    Module Summary

    • Linking Occupational Therapy to Driving Rehabilitation (M1 MS A1)

    • Linking Occupational Therapy to Driving Rehabilitation (M1 MS A2)

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    • 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

  • Date & Location: ongoing, online

  • Level of learning/education level: introductory

  • 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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Adaptive Mobility Services is committed to providing high quality, evidence based, education infused with practical experience, real & hypothetical case studies, a range of learning opportunities. It is our goal to help you reach your goals. Whether you are an OT looking to expand your practice in the clinic or ready to become a driver rehab specialist in the car, we are here to help! If you have any questions, comments, or would just like to say hello, email us!
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