Cognitive Assessment Tools for Older Adults

$150.00
4 hours
Face-to-Face/Virtual

This workshop will allow participants to engage with geriatric experts and participate in a small interactive group setting. Participants will understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools, how to interpret cognitive tests, and have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner.

Tools and topics discussed include:

When Should We Use These Tests and Why?
Standardized Mini Mental State Exam (SMMSE)
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)
Respondent Burden
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)
Trail Making Test B
Clock Drawing Test (CDT)

This course is only offered a few times throughout the year. Follow the Regional Geriatric Program Central (@RGPcentral) and Geriatric Certificate Program (@geriatriccp) on Twitter for course updates, or join the RPGc email list by contacting Michelle Doherty (doherty@hhsc.ca).