What Does Physical Assessment Mean in a Community Pharmacy?

On-Demand Video Session
Recorded from 2017 Western Pharmacy Exchange


Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, FAAIM, University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy

This program will focus on practical, real-life discussion of providing advanced pharmacist care and ways to perform physical assessment in a community pharmacy. Attendees will see photos of real pharmacies, hear a discussion on the research, and will learn how to interact with colleagues to improve the physical assessment process in community pharmacy.

Learning Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe options for providing private and semi private physical assessment spaces in community pharmacies.
  2. List at least 3 common errors in providing physical assessment services in community pharmacies.
  3. Determine how pharmacy technicians and other support personnel can improve workflow in advanced pharmacist services.
  4. Discuss patient expectations from physical assessment service.

Continuing Pharmacy Education
The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded 1.25 hours (0.125 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit. Please allow 4 weeks for processing of CPE credits to the CPE monitor. UAN:  0113-0000-17-023-H04-P, 0113-0000-17-023-H04-T

Activity Type:  Knowledge-based
Target Audience:  Pharmacists and Technicians in all practice settings
Release Date: 1/9/2017
Expiration Date: 1/9/2020

CPhA Member – $49
Non-member – $99



  2017 Western Pharmacy Exchange Bundle Deal: $300
This session is one of 11 sessions in the bundle deal.
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