The following videos are provided by ACT on Alzheimer's®. These screening, assessment, diagnosis, and care coordination videos can be used in your work with patients who have memory concerns and their care partners. Using clinic settings and real patients, the videos include an introduction to cognitive screening; administering and scoring the Mini-Cog, SLUMS, and MoCA assessments; delivering an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis; and discussing post-diagnostic care coordination strategies. These tutorials represent best and emerging dementia care practices.

 

Clinical Provider Tools

Introduction to Cognitive Screening Administration and Scoring

Instructional webinar focusing on cognitive screening. actonalz.org

 
 

Communicating cognitive assessment results

Download Template Letters: client/family and health care provider (letter format or checkbox format)

 
 

Mini-Cog Administration and Scoring

This video depicts the delivery of a Mini-Cog cognitive assessment during a doctor visit, as well as a recommendation for a follow-up visit to further assess the patient's cognitive status.

This video depicts the delivery of a Mini-Cog cognitive assessment during a doctor visit, as well as a recommendation for a follow-up visit to further assess the patient's cognitive status.

Instructional webinar on the administration and scoring of the Mini-Cog. To see the Mini-Cog being administered to a real patient in a clinic setting, watch the Mini-Cog demonstration videos with Sam and Colleen here. 

 

St. Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) Administration and Scoring

Administering the St. Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) during a medical visit. The SLUMS was conducted as a result of the patient failing the Mini-Cog assessment. To learn how to score the SLUMS using Colleen's test as an example, watch the SLUMS administration and scoring video here.

Instructional webinar on the administration and scoring of the St. Louis Mental Status exam. To see the SLUMS being administered to a real patient in a clinic setting, watch the SLUMS demonstration video with Colleen here.

 
 

Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) Administration and Scoring

This video depicts the administration of the MoCA cognitive assessment instrument, conducted as a result of the patient failing a Mini-Cog. To learn how to score the MoCA using Sam's test as an example, watch the MoCA administration and scoring video here. 

Instructional webinar on the administration and scoring of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA). To see the MoCA being administered to a real patient in a clinic setting, watch the MoCA demonstration video with Sam here.

 

Delivering a Diagnosis

This video depicts the delivery of an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis.

 
 

Care Coordination

This video depicts a post-diagnostic visit with a care coordinator in a medical setting. An Alzheimer's disease diagnosis and post-diagnostic care strategies are discussed. actonalz.org 

Uploaded by ACTonALZ on 2015-04-02.

Uploaded by ACTonALZ on 2015-04-02.

 
 

 

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