New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician

  • Friday, September 23, 2016
  • Sunday, September 25, 2016
  • Domenici Center, IHSC Bldg. RM 1412 - UNM College of Pharmacy
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  • Pharmacists with previous clinical experience can take the exam to meet the requirements for credentialing.
  • Resident Fee (Letter requested from Preceptor)
  • Pharmacists who have previously taken training and need to update their training and experience.

Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician

This program is full! Please contact Christine Munoz to be included in the wait list for 2017. 

UNM Spring PhC course - Tentative dates have been scheduled... 4/30 - 5/6/17 so please email Christina Munoz at to be on the wait list.

Training is available to Pharmacists only!

The program is ACPE accredited for 30 Contact hrs. / 3.0 CEUs. 

The program is cosponsored by the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy.


Date/Time:    (must attend all dates and times)

Fri., Sept. 23       5:00pm - 9:00pm                             

Sat., Sept. 24     8:00am - 5:00pm

Sun., Sept. 25    8:00am - 5:00pm


Fri., Oct. 7           5:00pm - 9:00pm

Sat., Oct. 8         8:00am - 5:00pm

Sun., Oct. 9        8:00am - 5:00pm


Fri., Oct. 21        5:00pm - 9:00pm

Sat., Oct. 22       8:00am - 5:00pm

Sun., Oct. 23      8:00am - 5:00pm

Course Syllabus and Schedule

PhC Course Syllabus Fall-2016 8-19-16.pdf

Course Schedule, Fall 2016


Joe R. Anderson, PharmD, PhC, BCPS

Patricia Marshik, PharmD

Jeff McCollum, MSN, CFNP

James Nawarskas, PharmD, PhC, BCPS 

Melanie Dodd, PharmD


Julie Weston

New Mexico Pharmacists Association                 

2716 San Pedro NE, Suite C

Albuquerque, NM  87110

(505) 265-8729/(800) 464-8729

Domenici Center, IHSC Bldg. RM 1412

Fax:  (505) 255-8476


Objectives:  After attending each of the practice-based sessions, the pharmacist should be able to:

1)  Gather, document and assess patient information.

2)  Demonstrate proper and appropriate physical assessment techniques.

3)  Use these techniques to monitor a patient’s response to drug therapy and the presence of adverse effects.

4)  Document findings for specific patients.

Required Text: Bickley L. Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 11th ed., Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 2012.

Required Equipment: Stethoscope and blood pressure cuff

Statement of Credit:  ACPE continuing education credit will be entered into the CPE Monitor System within 60 days based upon completion of the program evaluation, Patient History write-up, and Oral Structured Clinical Examinations.

Disclosure Statement: None of the presenters have any disclosures they wish to disclose.

The New Mexico Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this practice-based training has been assigned for the 30 contact hrs./3.0 CEUs offering is #0104-9999-14-057-B04-P.  NMPhA will input the CPE credits into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on evaluation form. 

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