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.
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.
Introductory: Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject. Focus is on providing general introductory information.
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
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. The UF Occupational Therapy Department will enter the Contact Hour into the CEBroker database for Florida licensed occupational therapy practitioners.
Instructors have stated that they have not received funding to support this training.
One (1) hour course during which the learner will view a streaming video presentation, reference PowerPoint® slides, and take a multiple choice post-test.