New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, May 25, 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • Domenici Center, IHSC Bldg. RM 1412 - UNM College of Pharmacy
  • 4


  • 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

MAY 19 - MAY 25, 2018

2018 NMPhA Fall PhC course - Please email Julie Weston at  to be on the wait list.


REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY:  Payment is required in advance.  Please register

at least 60 days prior to the scheduled program date in order to reserve your spot!  If we don’t receive 10 or more registrations, the class will need to be rescheduled at a later date.  In case

the program you have registered for is rescheduled or cancelled, you will be entitled to a full refund.  Also, if you need to cancel and wish to receive a full refund, you must cancel at least 60 days prior to the event.  If 60 days notice is not provided, a $375 administrative fee for the Full training will be charged or $75 for the Exam-only portion.

Training is available to Pharmacists only!

This Practice-based  program is ACPE accredited for 60 Contact hrs. / 6.0 CEUs. 

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

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

Sat., May 19  8:00am - 6:00pm                             

Sun., May 20  8:00am - 6:00pm

Mon., May 21  8:00am - 6:00pm

Tues., May 22  8:00am - 6:00pm

Wed., May 23  8:00am - 6:00pm

Thurs., May 24  8:00am - 6:00pm

 Fri., May 25  9:00am - 6:00pm

Course Syllabus and Schedule TBA...


Joe R. Anderson, PharmD, PhC, BCPS

Patricia Marshik, PharmD

Jeff McCollum, MSN, CFNP

James Nawarskas, PharmD, PhC, BCPS 

Melanie Dodd, PharmD

Wesley Campbell, 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 and plan recommendations for specific patients.

Required Text: Bickley L. Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 12th 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 60 contact hrs./6.0 CEUs offering is #0104-9999-17-036-B04-P.  NMPhA will input the CPE credits into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on evaluation form. 

2018 Course Syllabus & Schedule not yet available.  2017 information is linked below for your review.  2018 course information will be posted as soon as rec'd by the Instructors.

PhC Course Syllabus July 2017.pdf

Physical Assessment Course Schedule July 2017.pdf

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