Cognistat Assessment System (CAS-II)
The Cognistat Assessment System is a computer-assisted on-line version of the original test
Cognistat is a recognized gold standard for domain-specific cognitive screening and testing that was developed at a Stanford teaching hospital by a neurologist, neuropsychologist and a neuropsychiatrist. More than 300 peer-reviewed articles describe its power in assessing the cognitive functioning of patients with a broad range of medical, neurological, psychiatric and substance-related illness.
What Cognistat Assessment System Tests
Cognistat has long been recognized as the leading cognitive screening instrument for assessing the five major ability areas:
- spatial skills
Cognistat also examines the three foundational areas:
- attention span
- registration (learning)
How Cognistat Assessment System Can Be Administered
The test can be administered by a range of health care clinicians, including
- speech therapists
- social workers
Testing can be done at home, in a clinic, in private offices and remotely via Zoom.
Cognistat Assessment System:
- Is administered by a health-care professional
- Guides clinicians in identifying information regarding state factors that have the potential to impact patient performance.
- Provides detailed information on medications that may impact test performance.
- Provides automatic scoring.
- Automatically generates a graphic profile that highlights areas of impairment and relative intactness
- Contains an embedded copy of the Cognistat Manual, which provides real-time help to the examiner on all aspects of test administration, including the phrasing of questions and evaluation of answers..
- Creates a patient electronic data record (EDR) that can be used to generate longitudinal data and facilitate data analysis, comparisons and trending.
- Permits the user to create custom cognitive profiles that represent local normative populations.
- Allows data to be shared between and among clinical groups.
- Runs on Windows, Mac and iPad Systems.
- Is fully HIPPA, HL7 and Part 11b compliant."
The Cognistat Assessmemnt System (CAS-II) can be administered in the following languages