Webinar Date: 
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Course CE Credits: 
1 Nursing Contact Hour
Course Format: 
Recorded webinar
Course Target audience: 
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Healthcare Professionals
Course Description: 

Assessment of memory changes with age - the NIA just released a detailed list of instruments to detect cognitive impairment in older adults. It is a list of 100 published instruments with references, cost, time involved, etc. to assess Alzheimer’s Disease and cognitive impairment in older adults. We will highlight some of the assessment tools and describe relevancy in our own practice or in literature reviews. We will navigate the website in the webinar. 

Course Learning Objectives: 
After viewing this webinar, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe why it is important to use standardized and validated tools
  • Explain why and how to become expert in at least one tool and use it consistently.
  • Interpret an assessment tool/instrument and put it into action
Course Disclaimer: 

The presenter has no conflict of interest. This activity has no commercial support or sponsorship.

The New York University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Author: Martha S. Anderson, DNP, CNS, FNGNA and Beth Mastel-Smith. PhD, RN,