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ANCDS Continuing Education Webinar: Mild Cognitive Impairment: Guidelines and Considerations for Early Identification and Assessment
Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

Mild Cognitive Impairment: Guidelines and Considerations for Early Identification and Assessment


Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP
Graduate Program Director; Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Appalachian State University

Live Broadcast:

Wednesday, October 25, 2023; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central

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For those unable to attend the live broadcast, an archived webinar will be made available shortly thereafter.


Research has shown that language performance deficits are key early indicators of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).  The focus of this session will be a review of reported deficits and guidelines for effective clinical assessment of this growing population of at-risk individuals.

Learner Outcomes:

The learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the need for early identification of MCI.
  2. Explain the evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing MCI.
  3. Identify relevant and effective assessment tools for MCI.
  4. Discuss the research indicating that subtle language performance deficits are an early marker of MCI.
  5. Identify factors to consider in interpreting test performance and counseling clients.

Speaker Bio:

Kim McCullough, PhD, CCC-SLP, is Graduate Program Director and Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Appalachian State University.  She teaches courses in adult neurogenic communication disorders.  Her clinical activities and research interests include developing clinically efficient assessment and treatment protocols for individuals with cognitive impairments.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial Disclosures: Dr. McCullough receives a salary from Appalachian State University.  Dr. McCullough receives royalties from authorship of a textbook as well as from presentations.

Non-Financial Disclosures: Dr. McCullough is currently developing a treatment program for adults with cognitive-communication impairments with a publishing group.  The program will not be mentioned in the presentation, and no royalties have been received.


ANCDS Members: No charge!
Non-Members: $50


Live Webinar Attendees:

If you would like to receive credit for attending, please complete and submit the program evaluation form after the webinar by Wednesday, November 1, 2023.

Please note: CEU information is submitted to ASHA on a monthly basis.  Therefore, it may take 6-8 weeks for your course to show up on your ASHA CE transcript.  If it has been more than 8 weeks since you took a course and you have not seen your course posted, please contact [email protected].

Recorded Webinar:

The recorded version of this course will be available 11/1/2023 - 12/31/2023.