Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop

Program Overview

The Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop is a comprehensive, interactive training event designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively utilize common cognitive assessment tools in clinical practice. This workshop will focus on the selection, administration, and interpretation of cognitive assessments to support the identification, diagnosis, and management of cognitive impairments in patients.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify when and why to use cognitive assessment tools
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer and score cognitive tests in a standardized manner
  • Understand and apply basic psychometric properties of cognitive testing

What is included?

This facilitated half-day virtual workshop will allow participants to engage with geriatric experts and participate in a small interactive group setting. The CAT workshop has been reviewed and endorsed by McMaster University.

Topics and tools covered:

  • 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)

Who should attend?

Health care providers responsible for or interested in conducting cognitive assessments of older adults.

Registration and Pricing

Course dates:

  • May 15, 2023: Sold out!
  • June 17, 2023: Sold out!

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Cost: $150.00 CAD

For more information: email or call 905-777-3837 x12436.

What Patients Tell Us

I finally gathered enough courage to ask for your help regarding memory loss. I am 75 years old and have been noticing memory loss for the past year. I have an older brother who has Alzheimer’s and I would like to get help before I reach that stage.

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