Cognitive Assessment Tools for Older Adults
At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:
- Identify when and why to use cognitive assessment tools
- Interpret cognitive tests
- Describe scientific and ethical considerations related to use of clinical tools
- Employ cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner
Who should attend?
Health care providers resposible for or interested in conducting cognitive assessments of older adults.
Tools and topics discussed include:
When Should We Use These Tests and Why?
Standardized Mini Mental State Exam (SMMSE)
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)
Trail Making Test B
Clock Drawing Test (CDT)