AMA Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers
This Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers was developed by the American Medical Association in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The guide is in PDF format. Please note that the title pages of each chapter may appear blank; scroll down until you reach the content.
- Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Safety and the Older Driver with Functional of Medical Impairments: An Overview
- Chapter 2: Is the Patient at Increased Risk for Unsafe Driving?
- Chapter 3: Assessing Functional Abilities
- Chapter 4: Physician Interventions
- Chapter 5: The Driver Rehabilitation Specialist
- Chapter 6: Counseling the Patient Who is No Longer Safe to Drive
- Chapter 7: Ethical and Legal Responsibilities of the Physician
- Chapter 8: State Licensing and Reporting Laws
- Chapter 9: Medical Conditions and Medications That May Affect Driving
- Chapter 10: Moving Beyond This Guide: Future Plans to Meet the Transportation Needs of Older Adults
- Appendix A: CPT® Codes
- Appendix B: Patient and Caregiver Educational Materials
- Appendix C: Continuing Medical Education Questionnaire and Evaluation
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The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.