This course instructs the student how to methodically obtain and evaluate subjective and objective patient information for all of the body systems. Students learn specific patient interviewing skills and questions in order to appropriately obtain subjective information. Students also learn theoretical and practical aspects of objective patient information including physical examination and clinical laboratory data. Patient case scenarios are utilized to assist students in comparing and contrasting normal from abnormal physiologic functioning and to expose them to patient assessment skills that are commonly used to provide pharmaceutical care. P: MIC 541, OTD 215, PHA 320 and BMS 404.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016