Author(s) : Mark Walterfang and Dennis Velakoulis
Publisher : ACER Press, 2008
SKU : PG_NUCOG
Purpose: Provide a multidimensional profile of an individual's cognitive status
Age: 18+ years
Time: 15 minutes
The Neuropsychiatry Unit Cognitive Assessment Tool (NUCOG), is a cognitive screening tool that combines a thorough coverage of major cognitive domains (attention, memory, language, executive and visuospatial function) with relative brevity and ease of use.
Validated in a wide variety of psychiatric, neurologic and general medical populations, the NUCOG provides a multidimensional profile of an individual's cognitive status.
When integrated with a clinical assessment, this can greatly assist in the diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders and serve as a guide to more in-depth formal neuropsychological testing.
The NUCOG can be used and administered by: