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RXPP 6330: Clinical Practice Intensive III Physical Assessment Test: Student Demonstration | via NMSU
Saturday, September 14, 2024, 9:00 AM to Sunday, September 15, 2024, 6:00 PM CDT
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RXPP 6330: Clinical Practice Intensive III Physical Assessment Test: Student Demonstration | via NMSU
(13.5 Hours)

The Iowa Psychological Association is pleased to partner with New Mexico State University's Clinical Psychopharmacology Post- Doctoral Masters Degree Program to offer Continuing Education (CE) training to IPA members.

RXPP 6330: Clinical Practice Intensive III Physical Assessment Test: Student Demonstration

Credit Hours: 13.5 CEUs (Provided by NMSU, Sponsored by APA) NMSU is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NMSU maintains responsibility for the program and its content

Location: Online

September 14 & 15, 2024
9:00am - 6:00pm CST

Stephanie Lynch PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC,FNP-BC (Las Cruces, NM)

$300: IPA Member
$200: IPA Lifetime Member
$200: IPA ECP Member
$130: IPA Retired Member
$0: IPA Student Member
$450: Non-Member

About This Workshop

This FINAL hands-on training will continue our focus on physical assessment, and the incorporation of pathophysiology and clinical medicine, that is required of prescribing psychologists. Methods of medical history taking, including documentation of pertinent medical history, complete medication information, including past and current medications and drug allergies, chief complaint, determination of vital signs and basics of the physical exam will be covered. Basic to advanced laboratory studies that complement the patient visit and care continuum will be introduced.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:
1. Identify and perform the 5 step patient centered interviewing skills and apply scenarios
2. Recognize and be prepared to defend the difference between at least 2 open ended and close ended questions
3. List the 7 pertinent elements of the objective part of the client encounter CC, HPI, PMHX, Past Surgical HX, Social Hx and risk factors, ROS (pertinent positives and negatives)
4. Distinguish the difference between History and Physical Notes and a Focused Exam and give examples when each is used
5. Practice documenting the Information obtained in at least 2 patient interviews
6. Synthesize at least 3 findings of patient history and physical exam into a working assessment statement and treatment plan in the note component of the course
7. Identify and perform in 8 major components of a basic physical exam: General Appearance, Vital signs, HEENT, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Abdomen, Neuro (including MMSE, PHQ9 and MOCA), Musculoskeletal
8. Identify at least 2 personal protection equipment when engaging in contact precautions.
9. Develop and practice motion economy and basic familiarity with at least 4 techniques. Such as inspection, percussion, palpation and auscultation in performing the physical exam on multiple systems. More detailed proficiency will be developed and practices in later courses 10. Name and perform/measure 4 major vital signs. Then demonstrate basic interpretation of this data
11. Learn how to document and chart findings from 1 physical exam
12. Synthesize findings of patient history and physical exam into a working assessment statement
13. Learn how to submit at least 1 medical-legal document for reimbursement
14. Name at least 5 recommendations or procedures to ensure proper contact precautions and hygiene
15. Practice at least five fundamentals of skilled interviewing
16. Perform at least 10 blood pressure readings
17. Compare and contrast 1 abnormal feature of systolic versus diastolic blood pressure
18. Interpret at least 2 cardiovascular diagnostic tests
19. Perform at 4 aspects of a pulmonary physical assessment.
20. Identify at least two medical instruments used in an assessment of the pulmonary system.
21. Interpret at least 1 pulmonary diagnostic test.
22. Identify 4 components of an abdominal examination.
23. Interpret at least 2 diagnostic tests of the GI/Abdominal System.
24. Name 12 cranial nerves and the associated steps in the examination of the nervous system.
25. Describe and perform at least 8 steps in the Musculoskeletal Screening Examination.
26. Articulate at least 3 features of a Head/Neck, Ears, Nose, and Throat Examination.
27. Explain how physical assessment techniques vary across the lifespan.
28. Learn at least 5 laboratory tests commonly used in the process of differential diagnosis.
29. Understand when to order such tests based on clinical exam findings and history gathering.
30. Analyze lab results that explain/assist in determining the nature of psychiatric symptoms in practice cases.
31. Test out of 1 head-to-to physical examination sequence without use of a checklist. And verbalize all steps. Perform remedial training as needed.

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Course Materials and Continuing Education

NMSU will email registrants course materials, and a link to join the live training two business days before the training.

Upon completion of the training, NMSU will email registrants the training evaluation. Upon completion of the training evaluation, the NMSU will email the registrant the CE certificate.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We understand, sometimes things come up!

IPA will offer a full refund to registrants who cancel their registration 7 days prior to an event/course. If a registrant would like to cancel their registration within 7 days of the event, no refund will be offered.

Contact: Suzanne Hull, [email protected]