Course Description:

This course will provide OTs and OTAs with current evidence-based literature that assists practitioners in identifying the appropriate screens, assessments and intervention approaches used for those neurological clients presenting with deficits in functional cognition. Relevant populations include, but are not limited to, ABI, TBI, CVA, NCD and other neurological populations with cognitive impairments impacting occupational performance. This course will include synthesis of current literature regarding cognitive strategies and approaches including use of neurofunctional approach, skill-habit training, and the CO-OP model. Participants will apply the didactic knowledge through use of case studies by demonstrating competency in administration of multiple performance-based cognitive assessments to facilitate integration into practice. Learning outcomes to be assessed by lab participation, class discussion and post-session quiz.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and describe at least 3 cognitive screens and/or assessments used to measure functional cognitive deficits impacting occupational performance
  • Explain the purpose of and difference between cognitive screens and cognitive assessments identifying instances in which to use each
  • Demonstrate use and application of at least 2 performance-based cognitive assessments to integrate into clinical practice using current evidence
  • Utilize and understand proper decision-making process for identification of appropriate cognitive intervention strategy and approach through application of case studies

Course Education Level: Intermediate



Contact Hours:

This course has been approved for 4.5 contact hours by the following boards:

  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

Continuing Education credit for each participant who meets the satisfactory course completion requirements (licensed in FL) will be automatically uploaded to CE Broker, which means the Florida Boards will have record of your attendance, even if you do not have your own personal CE Broker account. Course certificates will be provided at the completion of the course for those that meet the course completion requirements. Certificates will be mailed for courses that include a post-course test.

Intended Audience:

The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, Speech Language Pathologist Assistants, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses and Social Workers

Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details at If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email and we will be happy to help clarify!

If you are a Brooks Clinician and want to pay by cost center, please fill out this registration form and return the check and form to the Brooks IHL.

Satisfactory Course Completion:
Full course attendance (including signing the attendance sheet each day), performance demonstrations and question and answer session.

Course Evaluation/Survey:
Within 48 hours of course completion, you will receive a post course survey. The IHL values your feedback and we thank you in advance for taking the survey.