SLU Mental Status Exam
The Saint Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) exam is an assessment tool for mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Before administering the SLUMS, the training video should be viewed and then annually reviewed. The tool is intended for use by social services, reflections/passages program coordinators, licensed nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, residence supervisors, and other qualified health care professionals. Instructions for use of the tool, including supplemental videos, are available on this web page. The tool is available in 23 different multi-language versions.