Dr. Ralph Kiernan's Blog
The Clinical Process Approach
In this second video in the series the concept of the clinical process approach is introduced.
The Psychometrician and the Clinician
In Part 3 of the series the important differences between psychometric and clinical approaches to neuropsychological assessment are presented.
Objectivity and its Limitations
In Part 4 of this series on Cognitive Assessment Dr. Kiernan discusses his evolution as a neuropsychologist and the need for greater clinical involvement with patients.
The New Scientific Objectivity
The fifth video in this series by Dr. Ralph Kiernan on best practices for Cognitive Assessment. In this segment the role of objectivity during Cognitive Assessment is discussed.
In Part 6 of this series on Cognitive Assessment the importance of understanding the context of the neuropsychological exam is discussed.
In Part 7 of this series, Dr. Kiernan emphasizes the importance of understanding the broader context of a patient's life experience.
In Part 8 of this introduction to cognitive assessment Dr. Kiernan discusses the importance of the clinical relationship with the patient.
Part 9 of this continuing series emphasizes the importance of the working relationship between the neuropsychologist and the patient.
The important concept of False Validity is presented in Part 13 of this introductory series of talks Dr. Ralph Kiernan on cognitive assessment.
Dr. Kiernan discusses the importance of Clinical Utility in Part 14 of this series introducing the concept of cognitive assessment in neuropsychology.