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Using the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS) for MDS Assessment and Cognitive Screening

Course: #10857Level: Introductory 1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Mar 26, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT

The rationale for using the BIMS assessment tool and its relationship to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) assessment are described in this course. A demonstration of accurate administration of the BIMS, including effective scoring, is provided. Case studies are utilized to illustrate appropriate selection of screening and assessment measures for patients in cognitive decline.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Mar 26, 2024 at 3:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Professional; IACET/1.0; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the rationale for BIMS and how it relates to MDS assessment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to effectively score the BIMS assessment, and the impacts of incorrect scoring.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate cognitive screening and assessment measures to use in case examples of patients with cognitive decline.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Background and rationale for the BIMS
10-30 Minutes Administration of BIMS
30-40 Minutes Frequent errors and scoring
40-50 Minutes BIMS and other assessments for cognitive decline
50-55 Minutes Case studies
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amber Heape was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: Amber serves ASHA as the State Advocate for´┐╝Medicare Policy for South Carolina, and also serves on the SIG 15 (Gerontology) Coordinating Committee. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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