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

    • Low Technology Adaptive Equipment

  • 3

    Lesson 1: Spinner Knob & Steering Devices

    • Using Steering Devices (M6 L1 A1.1)

    • Steering Devices with Electronic Controls (M6 L1 A1.2)

    • Steering Device Installation Video (M6 L1 A2.1)

    • Steering Device Key Points (M6 L1 A2.2)

    • Steering Device Technique (M6 L1 A1.3)

    • Steering Device Training (M6 L1 A2)

    • Steering Device Case Studies (M6 L1 A3)

  • 4

    Lesson 2: Left Foot Accelerator

    • Introducing the Left Foot Accelerator (M6 L2 A1)

    • Left Foot Accelerator Installation (M6 L2 A2)

    • Luke: Left Foot Accelerator Case Study (M6 L2 A3)

    • Left Foot Accelerator Training Session Continued (M6 L2 A3)

    • Decisions Regarding Left Foot Accelerator (M6 L2 A4)

  • 5

    Lesson 3: Hand Controls

    • Introduction to Hand Controls (M6 L3 A1.1)

    • Installation of Instructor Push Rock Hand Control (M6 L3 A1.2)

    • Installation of Instructor Push Pull Hand Control (M6 L3 A1.3)

    • Strategies for Training with Hand Controls (M6 L3 A2.1)

    • Video of Hand Control Training (M6 L3 A2.2)

    • Hand Control Case Study (M6 L3 A3)

  • 6

    Lesson 4: Pedal Blocks & Chest Straps

    • Pedal Blocks & Pedal Extensions (M6 L4 A1)

    • Example of Removable Pedal Blocks & Platform (M6 L4 A1.2)

    • NHTSA Air Bags & On-Off Switches (M6 L4 A1.3)

    • Chest Straps (M6 L4 A2.1)

    • Example Chest Strap Order Form (M6 L4 A2.2)

    • Seat Belt & Cushion Modifications (M6 L4 A3)

    • Apply Your Knowledge: Case Studies (M6 L4 A4)

  • 7

    Lesson 5: Mirrors

    • Mirrors to Improve Fitness to Drive (M6 L5 A1)

    • Demonstrating Mirror Selection (M6 L5 A2)

  • 8

    Lesson 6: Mechanical and Electronic Controls

    • Reviewing Mechanical & Electronic Secondary Controls (M6 L6 A1)

    • Demonstration of Crossover Turn Signal (M6 L6 A2)

    • Part 1: Case Study (M6 L6 A3.1)

    • Part 2: Case Study (M6 L6 A3.2)

  • 9

    Module Summary

    • Summary of Adaptive Equipment Considerations (M6 MS A1)

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