How to Try This: Screening Older Adults for Executive Dysfunction
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: December 2008
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To instruct registered professional nurses in the use of various tests that screen older adults for executive cognitive dysfunction.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- understand the nature of executive cognitive function and why screening for dysfunction is important.
- summarize the development of brief tests that screen older adults for executive dysfunction.
- outline the administration and scoring of three such tests.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.