The occupation of driving and community mobility among older adults experiencing the health effects of aging and age-related illnesses are reviewed in this course. The roles, responsibilities, and professional skills of occupational therapy practitioners are explained to optimize mobility and community engagement for older clients.
Course created on January 9, 2023
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 05950; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-932575; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Geriatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the contribution of driving and community mobility to the health and quality of life for their aging clients.
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish the role of the generalist occupational therapy practitioner from the specialist in driving and community mobility to enhance collaboration and address client needs throughout the continuum of care.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify clinical assessment tools predictive of determining fitness to drive or use transit and intervention approaches to optimize performance.
|5-20 Minutes||Meaning of driving and contribution to health|
|20-40 Minutes||Role of generalist versus specialist in driving and community mobility|
|40-85 Minutes||Assessments of driving and predictability of assessments|
|85-115 Minutes||Intervention approaches to optimize driving and community mobility|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Wendy B. Stav, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA received a BS in occupational therapy from Quinnipiac University and a PhD in occupational therapy from Nova Southeastern University. For more than 20 years her work focused on driving and community mobility specific to clinical practice, program development, medical reporting, driver licensing, and assessment predictability. Dr. Stav was named to the AOTA Roster of Fellows in 2009 for her contributions to driving and community mobility practice. Her focus on driving was grounded in her passion for occupation and the role of community mobility as an occupation enabler. So, in 2015 she transitioned her research line to occupation-based practice and has since developed a practice model, an assessment to measure practice, and completed two occupation-based clinic makeover studies. Dr. Stav recently relocated to St. Louis to serve as the Chair of the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 05950. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.