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: Sept 17, Oct 24 & Nov 2 (all virtual).
  • Cost: $150.00 CAD

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

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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