Online Education | Geriatric Healthcare 2016 | ADRD Series | Driving and Dementia

How to test for cognitive function in relation to driving.

How to earn contact hour credit

This course is 1.5 contact hours and includes a lecture video, self-assessment post-test, and evaluation. To earn contact hours, watch the lecture, complete the post-test, and submit the online evaluation. You may take the post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%.

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Target Audience

This course is designed for nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, long term care workers, residential care coordinators, caregivers and other interested professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify most prevalent cognitive risk factors threatening driving skills.
  2. Identify screening measures for cognitive function with combined ecological validity and suitability for primary and specialty care settings.
  3. Identify resources and referral processes for further evaluation and additional community mobility services.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours

Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD
Co-Director, Memory Wellness Clinic, Viginia Mason Medical Center Neurosciences Institute, Seattle    

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours


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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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