Geriatric Assessment Tools discussion

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The two assessment tools are:

General practitioner assessment of cognition (GPCOG)

Primary care PTSD screen (PC-PTSD)

Choose two assessment tools that are appropriate for primary care (excluding depression, anxiety and pain screening tools) and discuss the following:

  • explain the purpose of the tool
  • scoring guidelines
  • how you apply the assessment in practice
  • APA style
  • articles must be published within the last 5 years

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Running head: GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT TOOLS
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Geriatric Assessment Tools
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GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT TOOLS

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General practitioner assessment of cognition (GPCOG)
The GPCOG is a tool that is designed for family doctors, primary care physicians and
general practitioners with the main purpose of screening for cognitive impairment. It is a very
reliable and efficient tool to screen for dementia in primary care setting as it performs like the
standard screening...


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