{{ moduleVm.status }} How to Try This: Screening Older Adults for Executive Dysfunction

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:

  1. understand the nature of executive cognitive function and why screening for dysfunction is important.
  2. summarize the development of brief tests that screen older adults for executive dysfunction.
  3. outline the administration and scoring of three such tests.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Expires: 5/31/2015
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: December 2008
Authors: Gary J. Kennedy MD, Carole A. Smyth MSN, ANP-GNP, APRN, BC
Categories: Geriatrics
Topics: Dementia