The Brief Cognitive Status Exam helps evaluate global cognitive functioning in patients with dementia, mild MR, TBI, or suspected Alzheimer’s disease. This brief, reliable test is a stand-alone version of the optional Brief Cognitive Status Exam found in the WMS®-IV (Wechsler Memory Scale®, Fourth Edition).
The Brief Cognitive Status Exam is used by clinical psychologists, medical professionals, and other mental health professionals in hospitals, mental health facilities, and assisted living facilities.
- Covers seven cognitive domains: Orientation, Time, Mental Control, Planning and Visual- Perceptual Processing, Incidental Recall, Inhibitory Control, and Verbal Productivity
- Designed to yield a performance classification focused on impaired rather than normal or superior performance (Average, Low Average, Borderline, Low, Very Low)
- Provides classifications stratified by age and years of education