Clinical User Guide
Mini Mental State Examination

See also: Assessments

Use this tool to assess the probability of cognitive impairment based on the results of a set of structured questions. The results of the questionnaire are recorded in the patient's Progress Notes and a score is saved to the patient's record allowing the information to be graphed over time.

1.      From within the Clinical Window, select Assessment > Mini Mental State Examination. The first screen of the Mini Mental State Examination appears.


2.      Complete the questionnaire based on the patient's responses. There are 11 steps, with each requiring the patient to perform a task or answer a question. Click Next and Back to move through the questionnaire.

o      To view a graph of results over time, click Previous Results.


3.      When all pages have been completed, click Save  A score is recorded and an indication of the probability of depression is given.