Driver Assessment & Rehabilitation – 100% Online – JUN 24 & 25

$760.00

Course Description:

This course provides training for driving instructors who wish to specialise in rehabilitation of drivers with medical conditions, disabilities and injuries. Driving instructors often work in this area with occupational therapy driver assessors. Driver rehabilitation programmes involve teaching drivers with cognitive difficulties (e.g., due to a stroke or brain injury), physical impairments (e.g., due to loss or paralysis of a limb), vision impairments (e.g., due to loss of vision in one eye), anxiety, and mental health conditions.

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Description

Topics Presented:

  • The driver rehabilitation team and process
  • Common physical, cognitive and vision impairments and implications for driving
  • Ageing, mental illness, and anxiety and driving
  • Vehicle modifications (includes on-road trial and display of modified vehicles)
  • Licensing policies and procedures for drivers with medical conditions
  • Working with occupational therapists in on-road assessment of drivers with impairments
  • Teaching methods / remediation for specific impairments (e.g., Autism, brain injury, vision loss, learning difficulties etc.)
  • Vehicle ergonomics / pain management
  • Working with NDIS participants
Suitable For:

Attendees must be qualified driving instructors

Course Delivery 100% Online:

This is a 2 day information course. A certificate is provided on completion. There are no assessments.(9am to 4:30pm)

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