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)]