Brief Cognitive Status Exam - Australian and New Zealand Language Adaptation (BCSE A&NZ Language Adaptation)
Assess cognitive abilities quickly and reliably
Test Forms & Reports
Age range: 17 years to adult
Qualification level: B
Administration time: 15-20 minutes
Administration type: Individual; paper-and-pencil
The Brief Cognitive Status Exam helps evaluate global cognitive functioning in patients with dementia, mild intellectual disability, or suspected Alzheimer’s disease. This brief, reliable test is a stand-alone version of the optional Brief Cognitive Status Exam found in the WMS®-IV (Wechsler Memory Scale® – Fourth Edition–Australian and New Zealand Language Adaptation).
Users & Applications
The Brief Cognitive Status Exam is used by clinical psychologists, medical professionals, and other mental health professionals in hospitals, mental health facilities, and assisted living facilities.
Features & Benefits
- Covers seven cognitive domains: Orientation, Time, Mental Control, Planning and Visual- Perceptual Processing, Incidental Recall, Inhibitory Control, and Verbal Productivity
- Designed to yield a performance classification focused on impaired rather than normal or superior performance (Average, Low Average, Borderline, Low, Very Low)
- Provides classifications stratified by age and years of education