Cognitive Assessment Tools for Older Adults

4 hours

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)
Respondent Burden
Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)
Trail Making Test B
Clock Drawing Test (CDT)