Brief Cognitive Status Exam


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.

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    Starter & complete kits, print & digital

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  • Test forms & reports

    Booklets, record forms, answer sheets, report usages & subscriptions

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  • BCSE Complete Kit (Print)
    0158896866 Qualification Level B

    Includes Scoring Template (Print), Administration/Stimulus Booklet (Print), and 25 Record Forms (Print)


  • BCSE Complete Kit (Print) / TFLS Complete Kit (Print) Combo
    0158896890 Qualification Level B

    Includes BCSE Complete Kit [Scoring Template (Print), Administration/Stimulus Booklet (Print), 25 Record Forms (Print)] and TFLS Complete Kit [Manual (Print), 25 Record Forms (Print), 25 Response Booklets (Print), Stimulus Cards (Print), Simulated Phone Book (Print), and Bottle with Lid]


  • BCSE Record Forms Qty 25 (Print)
    0158896882 Qualification Level B


  • BCSE Administration and Stimulus Book (Print)
    0158896874 Qualification Level B


  • BCSE Q-global Administration and Stimulus Book (Digital)
    A103000232648 Qualification Level B

    Once ordered, the digital asset is accessible by logging into Q-global and visiting the Q-global Resource Library. It is a view-only digital file.



Publication date:
Age range:
Individuals 17 and older
Qualification level:
Completion time:
15–20 minutes

Product Details

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.


  • 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.


Brief Cognitive Status Exam covers multiple cognitive domains:

  • Orientation
  • Time
  • Mental Control
  • Planning and Visual-Perceptual Processing
  • Incidental Recall
  • Inhibitory Control and Verbal Productivity


The following training events are available for BCSE. 

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