Date & Time: Thursday 23 August, 2012 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM AEST
(Philippine time – 23 August 2012, 11AM – 12NN)
Duration: 45 minutes plus question time
Driving is a complex task involving physical, cognitive, visual and psychosocial skills. For an aging population, any loss of function in these areas can pose a risk to community safety as well as individual wellbeing.
Pearson Clinical invites you to attend our complimentary webinar, providing information and insights on factors health professionals should look out for when assessing fitness to drive.
If you are an Occupational Therapist and/or work with adults in aged care, rehabilitation, or where cognitive ability may be in question, please join this webinar to learn more.
Presented by Lynnette Kay and Beth Cheal, this webinar will cover:
- Common medical conditions affecting cognition and the potential impact on driving
- Identifying but not over-identifying ‘at risk’ drivers (sensitivity and specificity)
- A critical review of cognitive screening tests
- Licensing policies & procedures / medico-legal implications (what to do with results of testing / implications / when to refer on and how)
- Case studies