Initial screening tool for cognitive changes. The 3-item brief standardized cognitive measure “Mini-Cog” is a well validated starting point that can be done at the annual wellness visit or for patients with cognitive complaints that takes < 5 minutes. This resource includes validated lists of words that can be used for recall component as well as a second page with large circle for the clock draw.
Mini-cog Demonstration video
ACT on Alzheimer's® has a collection of training videos for administering cognitive assessments and reviewing diagnostic pitfalls that can occur.