Occupational Therapy Association of California Annual Conference
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.
Li, Kitsum and Myers, Kristin, "Mild Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure Affects Care Transition" (2015). Collected Faculty and Staff Scholarship. 101.