Diagnosis of cognitive impairment is difficult to achieve in primary care, but early diagnosis allows patients and families to plan for future needs. This practice improvement project teaches medical assistants to offer cognitive impairment screening to patients 75 and older, when they come to see their primary care provider.
Author Supplied Keywords
Cognitive impairment, Dementia screening, Medical assistants, Primary care
Medical screening; Mild cognitive impairment; Nursing--Study and teaching
Citation: Pilot Scholars Version (Modified MLA Style)
Stell, Cassandra, "Voluntary Cognitive Impairment Screening in Primary Care" (2016). Nursing Graduate Publications and Presentations. 18.