Driver Screening for Health Professionals Course – 100% Online -June 19 2024

$180.00

Course Description:

A full-day workshop is provided for medical and health professionals in screening patient fitness to drive. 

 

This course is also suited to occupational therapists who are not specialists in driving but who address driving as a part of their clinical role or who are asked by medical teams to decide if clients require a referral for further driving assessment.

Course Delivery:

This course is offered:

  1. 100% Online Via Zoom;
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Description

Topics Presented:
  • Screening cognitive fitness to drive: reliability, predictive validity and practicality of existing tools for use in practice, including touchscreen DriveSafe DriveAware
  • The role of occupational therapists in assessing fitness to drive
  • The impact of stroke, brain injury, aneurysm and other neurological impairments on driving capacity and potential for return to driving
  • Applying the Austroads Medical Guidelines / Working within licensing authority policies and procedures
  • Assessing physical capacity for driving
  • Vehicle modifications for patients with injuries and disabilities
  • Driver remediation for common medical conditions and disabilities.
  • Withdrawing driving privilege/conflict management
  • Further driver assessment referral pathways
Suitable For:

Medical and health professionals, occupational therapists who are not driver assessors.

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