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Assessing 'Fitness to Drive' in older people

Event Details

Date:

2 November 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Region:

Penrith

Audience:

General Practice

CPD Allocation:

2 Category 2 RACGP points

Venue:

Wentworth Healthcare

Address:

Wentworth Healthcare, Suite 1, Level 1, Werrington Park Corporate Centre, 14 Great Western Highway, Kingswood

Key Presenter/s:

Dr Meng Chew, Staff Specialist/Geriatrician, Blue Mountains Nepean Aged Care Assessment Team
Nick Rosser, HealthPathways Manager, Nepean Blue Mountains PHN

Overview

While many factors contribute to safety on the road, driver health and fitness is an important consideration. Drivers must meet certain medical standards to ensure their health status does not unduly increase their crash risk.

Topics include:

  • Driving assessments and criteria for patients over 75 yrs old
  • Special examinations and test for assessing fitness to drive
  • Resources and downloads for assessing fitness to drive - where to find?
  • HealthPathways - discussion and ideas around the Falls Clinical Working Group held last May

Program

12.30pm l Registration and light lunch

1.00pm l Dr Chew presentation

1.50pm l Nick Rosser presentation

2.00pm l Finish

For further information, contact Barbara on 4708 8100

RSVP date:

31 October 2018

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