How To Try This: The Mini-Cog
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 10/14 (71%)
Published: December 2007
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present registered professional nurses with detailed guidelines for using the Mini-Cog to screen for cognitive impairment in its earliest stages.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- review the background information essential for understanding the usefulness of the Mini-Cog.
- describe the administration and scoring of the Mini-Cog.
- outline the effectiveness and the outcomes of the Mini-Cog.
The author and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.