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Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop

Program Overview

This facilitated half-day virtual workshop will allow participants to engage with geriatric experts and participate in a small interactive group setting.

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

  • Identify when and why to use cognitive assessment tools
  • Describe scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools
  • Employ cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner
  • Interpret cognitive tests

Who should attend?

Health care providers responsible 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)

Upcoming Offerings

  • When: May 9, May 14, June 8, June 16, July 18, Aug 18, Aug 29, Sept 17, Sept 26, Oct 14, Oct 22, Oct 24, Nov 2, Nov 23 (all virtual). Evening and weekend options available.
  • Cost: $150.00 CAD
  • Registration: Now open for all 2022 dates through our events page.

For more information: email rgpcinfo@hhsc.ca or call 905-777-3837 x 12436.