"One of the foundational building blocks of developing a good driver rehab program is understanding the liability risk and protection." Susan Pierce

You must have a clear understanding of your liability BEFORE you get into the car with a client. This course will help you to understand your liability so you can be proactive and limit your risk.

Course Description

Liability Considerations & Risk Management Strategies for Driving

This 2 hour online course examines current liability issues for a driver evaluation and training program and for a practicing driving specialist. Relevant legal definitions are presented with preventive risk management strategies and tactics through lecture and real and hypothetical case presentations. The presenter is well-known in the industry as a unique lecturer on this topic and brings her experience and knowledge to a lively and open discussion of this important topic.

Gain valuable knowledge so you are prepared!

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners & Managers

  • Be Knowledgeable

    Identify liability potential and risk management strategies for a driving program

  • Be Ready

    Learn & understand legal terminology relevant to the profession so you are ready

  • Be Prepared

    Benefit from real & hypothetical case study discussions to prepare you for challenges down the road


Susan Pierce, OTR, SCDCM, CDRS

Course Details

Following this course, the participant will be able to: • identify legal terminology relevant to a professional • identify liability potential and risk management strategies for a driving program. • identify risk management strategies for a driving program • explain ethical considerations for driving recommendations and supporting foundational resources.

  • Instructor: Susan Pierce, OTR/L, SCDCM, CDRS

  • AOTA APP Provider CEUs/Contact Hours: 0.2 CEU/2 contact hours

  • Instructional Method: online course, independent learning

  • Level of learning/education level: introductory

  • Prerequisites: none

  • Date, Location, & Registration: ongoing, online

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

  • AOTA Classification Codes: Professional Issues (legal, legislative, regulatory, & reimbursement issues), OT Process (Outcomes – occupational justice)

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

  • Recorded in: Orlando, Florida

Course curriculum

    1. Course Handout

    2. Course Description

    3. Part 1 Understanding Liability Risk & Protection

    4. Part 2 Legal Definitions

    5. Part 3

    6. Part 4 Case Studies

    7. BONUS - Considerations when encountering an attorney for trial or deposition

    8. Discussion Board

    9. Stay Connected!

    10. Course Exam

    11. © Copyright Statement

    12. Course Objectives - PLEASE SAVE a copy of these objectives with your certificate!

    13. Course Evaluation & Certificate

About this course

  • $199.00
  • 13 lessons
  • 4 hours of video content

Be Proactive

Whether you are building a new driving program, expanding your services, or keeping up to date, this course will keep you on your toes for liability considerations & risk management issues.

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