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Cognitive Health Assessment (CHA) Trainings

The cornerstone of our program is a training on an annual screening tool for people 65 or older called the cognitive health assessment (CHA)

What is the cognitive health assessment?

The cognitive health assessment is an approach to screening older adults for dementia in primary care. It can be used like any annual approach to screening, including within the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit. It can also be used as the start of an evaluation for someone with symptoms of dementia. The assessment is completely free and uses instruments validated in primary care that are easy to score and available in multiple languages. And if someone screens positive, the CHA is the start of the next steps in a more thorough assessment and outlines the beginning of a brain health plan.

Take the cognitive health assessment training today!

By taking the training, learners will:

  1. Learn about dementia and screening tools for dementia.
  2. Have the confidence to screen for dementia in older adult patients in a primary care setting through examples of real-world implementation of the cognitive health assessment.
  3. Know how to start a brain health plan with a patient.
  4. Be able to bill for the assessment, including in patients with Medi-Cal only coverage using CPT code 1494F
  5. Receive FREE CE and CME/MOC

The cognitive health assessment training is available in two modalities.

1. Online Course: The self-paced e-Learning course includes modules that can be completed over more than one sitting. Eligible trainees can claim 1.5 CE/CME/MOC credit. Click below to sign up for the eLearning course.

2. Live Monthly Virtual Training:¬†Join us for the cognitive health assessment training on Zoom! ¬†Dementia Care aware offers the CHA training as a FREE 1-hour virtual session multiple times each month to make it easy to find a training that fits your busy schedule. Led by Dementia Care Aware partners at the Alzheimer’s Association and University of California, Irvine and open for anyone who is interested. Eligible trainees can claim 1 free CE/CME/MOC credit with live attendance.¬†

Sign Up for Upcoming Virtual CHA Trainings

Learners only need to attend one live-virtual CHA training. Eligible learners can only claim one CE credit for the CHA training. No additional CE and CME/MOC is awarded should a learner attend more than one training.

CHA in Action

These videos illustrate the CHA in action - take a look and sign up for today!

Sign Up for the Cognitive Health Assessment eLearning Course Today

Equip your practice with the knowledge and resources to screen patients and make care plans.

Have questions about dementia care? Call our warmline for clinicians today at 1-800-933-1789!