Course Code: REL-PAC-CA-AMMAMSC
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2024
Identify at minimum 2 types of tools used to assess mental status.
Identify the 4 components of a mental status exam.
Recognize 3 clinical indicators that may be contributing to a change in mental status.
Section 1: IntroductionInstructor:
About This Course
Section 2: Completing a Mental Status Evaluation
Assessing Current Mental Capacity
Cognitive Assessment Components
Section 3: Nursing Care
Chronic vs Acute Mental Status Change
Section 4: Conclusion
Lynda Welch, RN
Lynda Welch is a registered nurse with an extensive career history in long-term care management. She provides general administrative and clinical nursing consultative services to staff in long-term care homes. Lynda is also a legal nurse consultant. Her understanding of operational and clinical issues related to long term care, combined with her ability to read and interpret government standards and legislation, provides plaintiff, defense and labour lawyers with an objective, evidence-based opinion related to relevant standards of care.
Disclosure: Lynda Welch, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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