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Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care


Thuan Ong, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify common screening tools used in primary care to identify cognitive impairement in adult patients.
  • Describe limitations of common screening tools used in primary care to identify cognitive impairement in adult patients.
  • Recognize the impact of cognitive assessments on your patients.

[From the Spring 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]