Driving and Dementia
Kristoffer Rhoads, PhD
Department of Neurology
Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington School of Medicine
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Identify the most prevalent cognitive risk factors threatening driving skills.
Describe screening measures for cognitive function with combined ecological validity and suitability for primary and specialty care settings.
Identify resources and referral processes for further evaluation and additional community mobility services.
[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]