Have You Ever
• questioned a patient’s fitness to drive?
• wondered how decisions are made by the SGI Medical Review Unit in assessing fitness to drive?
• considered your responsibility as a practitioner to report to SGI?
• thought about what adaptive driving equipment options are available?
Learn the medical-legal requirements to effectively evaluate and report medically at-risk drivers
Log in to the online course with your NSID and password (You will receive an NSID - Network Services Indentification number and password after registration is completed)
The Fitness to Drive course is a comprehensive course that lasts approximately seven hours, and offers detailed information in the following main areas:
Module 1: Introduction: Overview of the Purpose and Function of the Fitness to Drive Program
Module 2: Cognitive Impairment
Module 3: General Medical Conditions
Module 4: Physical Impairment
Module 5: Alcohol, Drugs, Psychiatry
Module 6: Miscellaneous Cases
Module 7:Wrap Up Session: Summarizes the modules and deals with any outstanding questions or concerns
Each area provides several cases that highlight how one should proceed and even queries you on what you should do. The course also provides a segment on Screening Tools, Miscellaneous Resources and a Glossary. Finally there is a short quiz at the end of each module to test your knowledge and Discussion topics to discuss key areas of content in the course.
Physicians and Allied Health Professionals
This course is now open to continuous registration. The next iteration of the course will begin February 15, 2021 and run until April 15, 2021. Please note that you should expect to spend between 12 - 15 hours working through the course materials and most learners will complete this in an 6 - 8 week period.
Registration Fee: $100.00 (plus GST)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Royal College)
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Section 3: Self-Assessment Accreditation Statement
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Continuing Medical Education Division, University of Saskatchewan. You may claim a maximum of 2.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Participants are reminded that the 3 hours of video presentations are a valuable source of Section 2 Credits in the MOC framework- Self-Learning. Video, audio or Podcast learning activities can be claimed for 0.5 credits per activity.
Learners are reminded to document their learning in MAINPORT. Click the link provided to be taken to the MAINPORT site.
Accredited Royal College MOC Section 1 and Section 3 credits are eligible for certified Mainpro+® credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle; any additional credits are eligible as non-certified Mainpro+® credits. MOC Section 3 accredited activities can be claimed at 3 credits per hour up to the cycle maximum.
Learners are reminded to document their learning in Mainpro+®. Click the link provided to be taken to the Mainpro+® site.
Any questions concerning accreditation can be directed to:
Continuing Medical Education
College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan