Cognitive Screening Tools and
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
4:00 pm ET, 3:00 pm CT, 2:00 pm MT, 1:00 pm PT
Registration deadline November 1, 2017.
Aging Life Care Professionals® often use cognitive screening tools like the MMSE (Mini-Mental State Examination) and MoCA (Montreal Cognitive Assessment) as part of the assessment process. In this webinar, geropsychiatrist Dr. Hossein Samadi will address how to utilize cognitive screening tools for maximum benefit to the client and family, and to better understand the client's strengths and weaknesses. Dr. Samadi will also discuss how cognitive screening tools can help you evaluate the client's cognition as it changes over time, as well as how these tools correlate with basic neuroanatomy.
Participants will be able to:
- administer tools for bedside assessment of cognitive decline
- learn how to track changes in cognition over time
- better understand basic neuroanatomy and correlations with cognitive assessments
Continuing Education Credit Hours
ALCA has been approved for 1 CE contact hour from CBRN, NACCM, and NYSED, and has applied for approval from NASW and CCMC.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 15884, for 1 Contact Hour.
Aging Life Care Association, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0166. This event has been approved for 1.0 contact hour (ALCAWB17-04).
Attendee must attend entire webinar to receive any CE certificates. Attendees requesting a CE Certificate for Social Work (NASW or NYSED) must successfully submit and pass a post-test prior to receiving CE certificate.
About the Presenters
Hossein Samadi, MD
Windward Life Care
Dr. Hossein Samadi is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of mental diseases. He earned his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and completed his residency and fellowship geriatric psychiatry training at UCLA. Dr. Samadi has been practicing in San Diego County since 2011. During that time, he has served as a physician and assistant clinical professor at UCSD as well as a clinical psychiatrist in a variety of practice settings throughout San Diego county.