Middle-aged veterans with potential traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Middle-aged veterans with potential traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Project One Overview

For the clinic specialty provided, select an article, and target population from the options provided below to complete your Project One Milestone and Project One assignments.

Clinic SpecialtiesProvided Article for Annotated Bibliography Select one article to use in your milestone that corresponds with the clinical specialty you select.
Working/Short-Term Memory                                                     · The Influence of Cognitive Training on Older Adults’ Recall for Short Stories https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3882333/   · Mnemonic Strategy Training Improves Memory for Object Location Associations in Both Healthy Elderly and Patients With Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22409311/   · Examining the Protective Effects of Mindfulness Training on Working Memory Capacity and Affective Experience https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20141302/   · The Effect of Acute Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Working Memory https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19276839/

Select One Target Populations

· School-age children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or other attention disorders

· Middle-aged veterans with potential traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

· The elderly: Those who show signs and express concerns about memory loss or attention deficits, but who are without a clinical diagnosis

· The elderly: Those with a diagnosed memory disorder such as Alzheimer’s disease, different forms of dementia, or attention deficits

· A population of your choice that is associated with a well-defined cognitive impairment

For Project One Milestone, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  • The “Working/Short-Term Memory” has been preselected from the category of the clinic’s specialty (Attention, Working/Short-Term Memory and Long-Term Memory) options provided; explain why Working/Short-Term Memory is selected from that option.
  • Select a target population for your clinic from the options provided and explain why you selected that option.
  • Create an annotated bibliography entry for the primary source provided. Sources should be described in your own words for a general audience. Your entry should include a summary of the following:
    • The problem addressed
    • The methodology, measurements, and sample
    • The findings
    • Conclusions and limitations of the research design
  • Create an annotated bibliography entry for the primary source of your choice. Sources should be described in your own words for a general audience. Your entry should include a summary of the following:
    • The problem addressed
    • The methodology, measurements, and sample
    • The findings
    • Conclusions and limitations of the research design
  • Compare and contrast the cognitive interventions presented in your articles (at least one intervention per article) and explain why you think they would be effective. Include the following in your comparison:
    • The respective strengths of each intervention
    • How the articles address your target population. If they do not, what would need to be modified in the intervention?