Course Learning Objectives

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy Practitioners

  • Tests & Measures

    Identify clinical tools and strategies for evaluation of cognition and cognitive-perceptual performance skills for driving

  • Evidenced Based & Best Practice

    Apply current occupational therapy evidence-based research & best practice to driving rehabilitation to address cognitive performance skills

  • Evaluation & Treatment Techniques

    Given a client scenario, select the most appropriate evaluation techniques and treatment interventions to assess a client's fitness to drive

Course Description

Please see Part 2 In the Car: Take the Wheel for the full course description.
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Course Agenda

  • 1

    Key Concepts: Course Handouts, Resources, & References

    • Welcome

    • Course Handout - Please download

    • Course References & Resources

  • 2

    Module Introduction

    • Preparing the Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (M3 MI A1)

  • 3

    Lesson 1: Eye Check Mirror & Supplemental Rear-View Mirror

    • Using Supplemental Mirrors (M3 L1 A1)

    • Installing Supplemental Mirrors (M3 L1 A2)

    • Resources for Setting Mirrors

    • Resources for Purchasing Mirrors

  • 4

    Lesson 2: Driving from the Passenger Seat

    • Driving from the Passenger Seat (M3 L2 A1)

    • Demonstrating Position of Readiness (M3 L2 A2)

    • Demonstrating Management of Supplemental Controls (M3 L2 A3)

    • Practicing DRS Techniques (M3 L2 A4)

  • 5

    Lesson 3: Instructor Brake & Instructor Gas

    • Introduction to Instructor Brake & Instructor Gas (M3 L3 A1)

    • Demonstration of Instructor Brake & Instructor Gas (M3 L3 A2)

    • Introducing Emergency Vehicle Management (M3 L3 A3)

    • Preparing for Vehicle Management (M3 L3 A4)

  • 6

    Module Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge

    • Summary of DRS Vehicle Management (M3 MS A1)

    • Ready to Learn More?

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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. CE Provider & Contact: Adaptive Mobility Services, CE Administrator: APP Provider #: 6874

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

  • AOTA CEUs/Contact Hours: 0.3 CEU/3.0 contact hours

  • Online Publication: 5/2019; 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 (client factors, performance skills)

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

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