Occupational Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions that have been answered to date:

  1. When is it Appropriate to Use a MMSE?
  2. When is it not Appropriate to do a Cognitive Screen such as MMSE? What do I do if I do not agree with the Request for a Specific Test e.g. the MMSE?
  3. How do I Determine What Type of Cognitive Assessment I need to Use?
  4. When Should Capacity be Assessed?
  5. Is it appropriate to use the MoCA for all persons with stroke regardless of the mechanism of stroke?
  6. Is the MoCA appropriate for use throughout the continuum of stroke care?
  7. What are the differences between delirium, depression and dementia?
  8. Can I Unbundle Tests (i.e., use only certain items) or Modify a Test?
  9. What are the Most Pertinent Questions to Ask Family?
  10. What is Delirium?
  11. What is the relationship between Depression and Impaired Cognition?

Use of Cognition  FAQs and Tools on O.T. Intranet Site Survey

Please take a couple of minutes to complete this very short survey.  Your responses will help us determine the utility of the FAQ's to therapists.  This survey should take you less than 10 minutes.

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