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NTDP - Patient Assessment

UAN: 0101-0000-21-007-H01-P
CREDIT: 2 contact hours (0.2 CEUs)
This activity was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists enrolled in the Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy Nontraditional Doctor of Pharmacy Pathway.
This knowledge-based online home-study activity consists of recorded lectures with PowerPoint slides and notes, readings in textbooks and online assessments/exams.
The goal of this activity is to present the fundamentals of patient assessment and its impact on the practice of pharmacy.  This course will assist pharmacists in assessing their patients and making appropriate decisions concerning needed healthcare interventions for their patients. 



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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

Pharmacists must complete the following items by the due dates specified in the online academic course that correlates to this activity to receive CPE credit:
  1. Review all online lectures associated with this activity.
  2. Complete and submit all assignments associated with this activity.
  3. Complete all online assessments/quizzes associated with this activity with an average score of at least 70%. Participants will only have one opportunity to access each assessment/quiz and must complete the assessment/quiz within the allotted time limit. 
  4. Complete the online CPE evaluation for this activity.





  • Exhibit basic assessment, communication and problem-solving skills in the patient care environment.
  • Describe physical assessment skills appropriate for a pharmacist to assess a disease state or medication efficacy or toxicity.
  • Identify and collect information needed through history, laboratory and other means to prevent or resolve medication-related problems and to respond to drug information requests.
  • Formulate and document a patient care plan utilizing critical thinking skills and pertinent items from a medical record appropriate for the healthcare setting.
  • Perform and document a patient medication history.
  • Identify information relevant to a patient and/or caregivers regarding the proper use and effects of medication or medical goods and devices as appropriate to the disease state.
  • Identify information relevant to healthcare professionals for drug therapy decisions.

Activity Number


Release Date: Jul 13, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jul 13, 2024

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