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Last approved: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 17:41:38 GMT

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PHRG 4161 : Physical Assessment Lab
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Physical Therapy (PT)
PHRG
4160
Introduction to Physical Assessment
Intro Physical Assessment
Fall 2015
1
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Discussion Group
Lecture
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How pharmacists use physical assessment in the patient care process. The fundamentals of physical assessment necessary for the practice of pharmacy. Medical terminology, medical abbreviations, documentation of physical assessment findings, and wellness and preventive health. Taken as part of the sequence PHRG 4160-PHRG 4161.
This course enables the student to: 1. Discuss the role of physical assessment in the practice of pharmacy and patient care process. (SLO 6.2, 8.4) 2. Distinguish the components of a generalized assessment and the role of inspection, palpitation, auscultation, and percussion in performing physical assessment. (SLO 6.2) 3. Differentiate between normal and abnormal and identify factors that may alter results for each vital sign (blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, weight, height). (SLO 3.1, 6.2, 6.3) 4. Describe the role of point of care testing for pharmacists delivering patient care. (SLO 6.6) 5. Identify and recall common medical abbreviations and terminology used to document physical assessment findings in a medical chart. (SLO 1.2) 6. Recognize the systems-based approach to a physical exam and understand when a focused exam is indicated. (SLO, 6.2, 6.3) 7. Identify appropriate wellness and preventive recommendations for a patient. (SLO 1.6, 3.1, 6.3, 10.2)

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Course revised and approved by Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee in January 2015 and approved by HSCC in March 2015
gharris (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:59:01 GMT): Rollback: Please approve course description as edited for GW Bulletin style: How pharmacists use physical assessment in the patient care process. The fundamentals of physical assessment necessary for the practice of pharmacy. Medical terminology, medical abbreviations, documentation of physical assessment findings, and wellness and preventive health. Taken with PHRG 4161 as part one of a two-part sequence.
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