Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Journal or Conference Title

Occupational Therapy Association of California Annual Conference

Location

Sacramento, CA

Publication Date

10-2015

Department

Occupational Therapy

Abstract

Objectives

After attending the presentation, the audiences will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of cognition in everyday activity and the cognitive hierarchy to guide practice.
  • Recognize the incidence of mild cognitive impairment in individuals with heart failure.
  • Understand how mild cognitive impairment may affect heart failure self- care practice and hospitalization readmission.
  • Identify the evidence that support use of cognitive screen to identify mild cognitive impairment in individuals with heart failure.
  • Compare the evidence among three cognitive screens (Mini-mental Status Exam, Montreal Cognitive Assessment and St. Louis University Mental State Exam).
  • (Using Montreal Cognitive Assessment as an example)Identify cognitive components assessed in a cognitive screening tool
  • Individualize care transition program that target individual’s cognitive impairments and address individual’s learning needs.

Comments

Presented at the Occupational Therapy Association of California Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

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