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Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit

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Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit

American Geriatrics Society
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Sponsor: 
American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
POGOe Id: 
21188
Date Posted: 
07/11/2012
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
07/11/2012
Abstract: 

The Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit was developed by the Education Committee and the Teachers Section of the American Geriatrics Society to provide the tools necessary to learn and be able to demonstrate the ability to screen and evaluate older patients with dementia, delirium and depression; demonstrate competency in formulating a treatment plan for a patient with abnormal cognitive function, with special attention to patient safety.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Demonstrate competency in administration of validated screening or assessment tools;
  2. Formulate a differential diagnosis and recommend an evaluation and treatment plan for an older adult with a cognitive/behavioral problem; and
  3. Utilize an educational tool kit to promote or implement a competency assessment project in home institution.
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Suggested Citation:
Lisa Granville, Zaldy Tan and Hal Atkinson. Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders (CBD) Assessment Tool Kit. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21188