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Driving and Dementia


Kristoffer Rhoads, PHD

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center

Harborview Medical Center / University of Washington

School of Medicine

Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington School of Medicine


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify most prevalent cognitive risk factors threatening driving skills
  • Identify 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

[From the Winter 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias); NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]

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