New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician 5/18 - 5/24/24 REGISTRATION DEADLINE 4/18!

  • Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, May 24, 2024
  • 6:00 PM
  • 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.



Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician

May 18 - May 24, 2024


Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Center (IHSC)

Dates/Times:    (must attend all dates and times)

Saturday, May 18, 2024            8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 19, 2024              8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, May 20, 2024             8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024             9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024        8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 23, 2024           8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 24, 2024               9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Required Text: Bickley L. Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, 13th ed., Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 2012.  

Here’s a link to the publisher.  You can get used version or older version.

Required Equipment: Stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, reflex hammer, penlight




Payment is required at registration.  Please register before 4/18/24 in order to reserve your spot!  A $50 non-refundable application fee is included with the full registration fee.  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 less the $50 non-refundable application fee, you must cancel by 4/14/24.  If not cancelled by 4/14/24, a $375 administrative fee for the Full training will be charged or $75 for the Exam-only portion.  No refunds after 5/3/24.

Training is available to Pharmacists, Residents & Students!

This Certificate-based program is cosponsored by the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy.


Joe R. Anderson, PharmD, PhC, BCPS

Patricia Marshik, PharmD

James Nawarskas, PharmD, PhC, BCPS 

Melanie Dodd, PharmD, PhC, BCPS, FASHP

Amre Elmaoued, PharmD, PhC, BCPP

Tamara J. Shannon, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE


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 #0104-9999-21-036-B04-P & CPN #0104-21-002-CP.  NMPhA will input the CPE credits into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on evaluation form. 

Program Release Date:  8/13/21 Expiration Date:  8/13/24

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