Tele-Assessment: The Research & Practice of Remote Testing

Course Materials

Unit 2: Logistics & Preparation
Unit 3: Administration
Unit 4: Administration - Specific Measures


Reviews, Guidelines, Meta-Analyses:

Brearly, T. W., Shura, R. D., Martindale, S. L., Lazowski, R. A., Luxton, D. D., Shenal, B. V., & Rowland, J. A. (2017). Neuropsychological test administration by videoconference: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuropsychology review, 27(2), 174-186.

Grosch, M. C., Gottlieb, M. C., & Cullum, C. M. (2011). Initial practice recommendations for teleneuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25(7), 1119-1133.

Miller, J. B., & Barr, W. B. (2017). The technology crisis in neuropsychology. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32(5), 541-554.

Individual Studies:

Barcellos, L. F., Bellesis, K. H., Shen, L., Shao, X., Chinn, T., Frndak, S., … & Benedict, R. H. (2018). Remote assessment of verbal memory in MS patients using the California Verbal Learning Test. Multiple Sclerosis Journal,24(3), 354-357.

Barton, C., Morris, R., Rothlind, J., & Yaffe, K. (2011). Video-telemedicine in a memory disorders clinic: evaluation and management of rural elders with cognitive impairment. Telemedicine and e-Health, 17(10), 789–793.

Cullum, C., Weiner, M., Gehrmann, H., & Hynan, L. (2006). Feasibility of telecognitive assessment in dementia. Assessment, 13(4), 385–390.

Cullum, C., Hynan, L., Grosch, M., Parikh, M., & Weiner, M. (2014). Teleneuropsychology: evidence for video teleconference-based neuropsychological assessment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 20(10), 1028–1033.

de Jager, C. A., Budge, M. M., & Clarke, R. (2003). Utility of TICS‐M for the assessment of cognitive function in older adults. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 18(4), 318-324.

DeYoung, N., & Shenal, B. V. (2019). The reliability of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment using telehealth in a rural setting with veterans. Journal of telemedicine and telecare, 25(4), 197-203.

Galusha-Glasscock, J. M., Horton, D. K., Weiner, M. F., & Cullum, C. M. (2015). Video teleconference administration of the Repeatable Battery for the assessment of neuropsychological status. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Grosch, M. C., Weiner, M. F., Hynan, L. S., Shore, J., & Cullum, C. M. (2015). Video teleconference-based neurocognitive screening in geropsychiatry. Psychiatry Research, 225(3), 734-735.

Gurnani, A. S., John, S. E., & Gavett, B. E. (2015). Regression-based norms for a bi-factor model for scoring the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone (BTACT). Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 30(3), 280-291.

Harrell, K. M., Wilkins, S. S., Connor, M. K., & Chodosh, J. (2014). Telemedicine and the evaluation of cognitive impairment: the additive value of neuropsychological assessment. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 15(8), 600–606.

Hildebrand, R., Chow, H., Williams, C., Nelson, M., & Wass, P. (2004). Feasibility of neuropsychological testing of older adults via videoconference: implications for assessing the capacity for independent living. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 10(3), 130-134.

Jacobsen, S. E., Sprenger, T., Andersson, S., & Krogstad, J. M. (2003). Neuropsychological assessment and telemedicine: a preliminary study examining the reliability of neuropsychology services performed via telecommunication. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 9(3), 472-478.

Kirkwood, K. T., Peck, D. F., & Bennie, L. (2000). The consistency of neuropsychological assessments performed via telecommunication and face to face. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 6(3), 147-151.

Lachman, M. E., Agrigoroaei, S., Tun, P. A., & Weaver, S. L. (2014). Monitoring cognitive functioning: Psychometric properties of the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone. Assessment, 21(4), 404-417.

Loh, P. K., Ramesh, P., Maher, S., Saligari, J., Flicker, L., & Goldswain, P. (2004). Can patients with dementia be assessed at a distance? The use of Telehealth and standardised assessments. Internal Medicine Journal, 34(5), 239-242.

Loh, P. K., Donaldson, M., Flicker, L., Maher, S., & Goldswain, P. (2007). Development of a telemedicine protocol for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 13(2), 90-94.

Montani, C., Billaud, N., Tyrrell, J., Fluchaire, I., Malterre, C., Lauvernay, N., … & Franco, A. (1997). Psychological impact of a remote psychometric consultation with hospitalized elderly people. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 3(3), 140-145.

Parikh, M., Grosch, M. C., Graham, L. L., Hynan, L. S., Weiner, M., Shore, J. H., & Cullum, C. M. (2013). Consumer acceptability of brief videoconference-based neuropsychological assessment in older individuals with and without cognitive impairment. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 27(5), 808–817.

Tun, P. A., & Lachman, M. E. (2006). Telephone assessment of cognitive function in adulthood: the Brief Test of Adult Cognition by Telephone. Age and Ageing, 35(6), 629-632.

Unverzagt, F. W., Monahan, P. O., Moser, L. R., Zhao, Q., Carpenter, J. S., Sledge, G. W., & Champion, V. L. (2007). The Indiana University telephone-based assessment of neuropsychological status: a new method for large scale neuropsychological assessment. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13(5), 799-806.

Vestal, L., Smith-Olinde, L., Hicks, G., Hutton, T., & Hart, J. (2006). Efficacy of language assessment in Alzheimer’s disease: comparing in-person examination and telemedicine. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 1(4), 467-471.

Wadsworth, H. E., Galusha-Glasscock, J. M., Womack, K. B., Quiceno, M., Weiner, M. F., Hynan, L. S., et al. (2016). Remote neuropsychological assessment in rural American Indians with and without cognitive impairment.

Citations: all research discussed during this presentation can be found on this page from the IOPC


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