Online Test

Senior Drivers: Assessment & Management - PT - 4 Hour

INSTRUCTIONS

You will need to answer 14 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Older driver crashes are most frequently related to inattention or slowed speed of visual processing. (p.5)

2. Older drivers have the highest fatality rate per mile drive. (p.5)

3. Which of the following is NOT individually considered a red flag for unsafe driving? (p.8)

4. Which of the following medications have the potential to impair driving ability? (p.10)

5. What should a clinician do if a patient is suspected of unsafe driving and they refuse to have their functional driving-related abilities assessed? (p.11)

6. The Assessment of Driving-Related Skills (ADReS) is _______. (p.12)

7. In ADReS, visual fields are measured using _______. (p.14)

8. Regarding contrast sensitivity, older adults require about three times more contrast than young adults to distinguish targets against their background. (p.14)

9. Crystallized memory tends to decline with age, while working memory remains relatively intact across the life span. (p.15)

10. The Trail Marking Test, Part B, is utilized to assess _______. (p.17)

11. Which of the following is NOT one of the motor function assessments included in the ADReS? (p.18)

12. The Rapid Pace Walk is a measure of _______. (p.18)

13. If an individual has visual acuity of less than 20/70, the clinician should recommend an on-road assessment by a DRS to evaluate the patient's driving performance. (p.24)

14. A time for completion of greater than _______ minutes on the Trail-Making Test, Part B, signals a need for intervention. (p.25)

15. Clock Drawing Tests have been found to correlate significantly with traditional cognitive measures, and to discriminate healthy individuals from those with dementia. (p.26)

16. A Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (DRS) _______. (p.30)

17. What is the most frequently cited reason an individual stops driving? (p.31)

18. What should a therapist do if their patient needs additional help in securing resources and transitioning to a life without driving? (p.35)

19. A patient with seizure disorder should not drive until he/she has been seizure-free for _______. (p.45)

20. Some of the highest crash rates have been noted with long-acting benzodiazepines when prescribed to older adults. (p.50)