For the Earliest and Most Accurate Detection of Cognitive Impairments
The MoCA Test was validated in the setting of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and has been subsequently adopted in numerous clinical settings. The sensivity of the MoCA for detecting MCI is 90%, compared to 18% for other leading cognitive screening tools such as the MMSE.
The MoCA assesses:
Short term memory
Attention, concentration and working memory
Orientation to time and place