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Cognitive Assessment Tools Workshop

Program Overview

This half-day workshop will allow participants to engage with geriatric experts and participate in a small interactive group setting. Participants will understand when and why to use cognitive assessment tools, how to interpret cognitive tests, and have insight into balancing the scientific and ethical considerations related to the use of clinical tools. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to use cognitive assessment tools in a standardized and consistent manner.

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: August 18th, 2021 from 1:00-5:00pm EST
  • Where: Virtual workshop via Zoom
  • Cost: $150.00
  • Registration: ***THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL***
  • When: November 2021
  • Where: Virtual workshop via Zoom
  • Cost: $150.00
  • Registration: To open late summer.

This course is offered a few times throughout the year. Follow the Regional Geriatric Program Central (@RGPcentral) and Geriatric Certificate Program (@geriatriccp) on Twitter for course updates, or join the RPGc email list by contacting Michelle Doherty (doherty@hhsc.ca).