Clinical training

Training for administering the UDS

Essential UDS reference documents

Coding guidebook — initial visit (PDF)

Detailed, annotated explanations of each form on an item-level basis, with instructions, operational definitions, and references

Coding guidebook — follow-up visit (PDF)

Detailed, annotated explanations of each form on an item-level basis, with instructions, operational definitions, and references

Instructions for the neuropsychological battery (PDF)

Detailed instructions for administration and scoring of the neuropsychological tests

Other UDS training materials

Knight ADRC Public CDR® Training

Form B4: CDR® (links to Washington University in St. Louis

Clinician Walkthrough Webinar, Forms B8 and D1

Webinar recording related to Form B8: Neurological Examination Findings and Form D1: Clinician Diagnosis

NPI-Q Interviewer Certification Module

Form B5: NPI-Q Interviewer Certification Module


UDS 3

Questions and answers about UDS3

Guidance for general, Neuropsychological battery and and Initial Visit Packet.


T-cog training

Questions and answers about the new Telephone Follow-up Packet

Guidance for general and Neuropsych test administration


Down Syndrome Module training

ABC-DS Case Consensus Process

For reference, Alzheimer's Biomarkers Consortium — Down Syndrome (ABC-DS) case consensus process for determination of Alzheimer's Disease clinical status.

Consensus Conference Form

Companion case consensus form that can be used alongside the recommended guidelines for case consensus outlined in the DS-Module guidebooks.

Training videos

Neuropsycological test administration guidance videos
(a NACC account is mandatory to access this section)


Training for administering the FTLD Module

Essential FTLD reference documents

Coding guidebook — Initital visit (pdf)

Detailed, annotated explanations of each form on an item-level basis, with instructions, operational definitions, and references

Coding guidebook — Follow-up visit (pdf)

Detailed, annotated explanations of each form on an item-level basis, with instructions, operational definitions, and references

Instructions for the neuropsychological battery (pdf)

Detailed instructions for administration and scoring of the neuropsychological tests

Presentations from the 2011 FTLD Module training meeting

Overview of the FTLD Module (PDF)

Presentation by David Knopman, MD, Chair of the ADRC FTLD working group

The family history/genetics form: A3F (PDF)

Presentation by NACC Director Walter A. Kukull, PhD

Neuropsych battery: Language tasks (PDF)

Presented by Sandra Weintraub, PhD

Neuropsych battery: Visuospatial tasks (PDF)

Presented by Joel Kramer, PsyD

Neuropsych battery: Behavioral assessments (Forms C2F – C6F) (PDF)

Presented by Kate Rankin, PhD

Clinical forms: B3F and B9F (PDF)

Supplemental neurological exam; bvFTD and PPA diagnoses. Presented by David Knopman, MD, Chair of the ADRC FTLD working group

Clinical form: B9F (PDF)

Overview of the PPA diagnosis. Presented by M.-Marsel Mesulam, MD; see also link to accompanying video, below

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