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.
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.
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.