Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure Short-Form

The University of Florida is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 5208. This distance learning is offered at .1 CEUs, introductory educational level, category 1 – Domain of OT – Occupations/ IADL. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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Shabnam Medhizadah, MSc, BSc

In this course, the author summarizes the development, use and clinical utility of the Fitness-to-Drive Screening Short-Form for identifying at-risk older drivers. Specifically, this training will examine the measure’s purpose, use, validity and reliability, development, and validation.

Target Audience

This course is well-suited for occupational therapists, and other professionals with a background in rehabilitation and an interest in utilizing a tool to detect risk in older drivers.

Educational Level

Introductory: Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject. Focus is on providing general introductory information.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe and summarize the utility of the Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure Short-Form based on the measure’s purpose, use, validity and reliability, development, and validation.
  • Appraise the application of the Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure as a screening tool for identifying at-risk older drivers in clinical and community settings.

AOTA Classification Codes

  • Category 1: Domain of OT – Occupations/ IADL

Completion Requirements

0.1 AOTA CEUs (1 Contact Hour for State of Florida Occupational Therapy practitioners) will be awarded upon a successful completion of a multiple choice post-test. Participants will be able to print a certificate of completion after completing a short course evaluation in addition to the post-test.

Disclosure Statement

Instructors have stated that they have not received funding to support this training.

Instructional Methods

One (1) hour course during which the learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.