Screening the At-Risk Driver: Tools for the OT- Group Access

Screening the At-Risk Driver: Tools for the OT- Group Access


Functional deficits may affect a person's ability to drive safely. Although some occupational therapists are specialized in the evaluation of driving safety, all occupational therapists working with an adult clientele need to be able to determine if such an evaluation is appropriate for their client. Screening the at-risk driver is a challenging task, but as our population ages, it is paramount that front-line healthcare professionals are equipped to determine whether a client poses a risk behind-the-wheel. This webinar will introduce the prerequisite skills that are required for safe driving and will highlight those functional deficits that are most likely to impair a driver's ability. Screening approaches and tools that are both evidence-based and realistic for an occupational therapist's clinical practice will be presented.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will:

1. Participants will be able to identify functional impairments which may render the driving task unsafe;
2. Participants will understand the basic principles of the screening process as it relates to the driving task;
3. Participants will be able to determine which of their clients should be referred for further assessment.

This purchase is for the January 29, 2013 practice evidence webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately immediately.

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Dana Benoit

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