Episode 3: Diagnosing, Documenting, & Screening

Episode Description

In today’s episode, Dr. Raj Shah and Dr. Eukesh Ranjit discuss what it means for healthcare professionals to understand dementia objectively and how healthcare professionals can diagnosis and document dementia objectively, utilizing screening assessments for improved early diagnosis.

Host: Dr. Eukesh Ranjit
Guest: Dr. Raj Shah

Learning Objectives:
(1) Understand what a dementia is, and the importance of documenting a dementia screening assessment objectively on patient charts
(2) Delineate between utilizing diagnostic tools and screening tools in a neurocognitive evaluation
(3) Discuss commonly used cognitive screening tools and the pros and cons of these assessments