Psychological Evaluation and Mental Status Examination

Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Apply quantitative assessment tools to evaluate symptoms, levels of functioning, and quality of life. 

2. Compare and contrast evidence-based tools to evaluate mental status. (e.g., Mini-Mental Status Examination [MMSE], Mini-Cog, Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination, Montreal Cognitive Assessment, etc.) 

3. Determine a plan to incorporate universal screening for behavioral health conditions into practice. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Scott A. Fields, Ph.D. – Professor; Director of Behavioral Science, West Virginia University School of Medicine – Charleston Division; Department of Family Medicine, Charleston, West Virginia

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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