Adult Physical Assessment Workshop for Healthcare Professionals

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

RNs, LPNs, RN Refresher Students, Pharmacists, EMTs, Paramedics, Physical Therapists and other interested healthcare professionals


*This workshop is being offered in cooperation with UNC- Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

Healthcare professionals in the Adult Physical Assessment Workshop will expand upon their current knowledge and skills in order to more comfortably perform a basic physical assessment of the adult. Using an interprofessional learning format, participants will briefly review basic anatomy and physiology, observe and participate in a demonstration of physical examination techniques and then practice those techniques. Common health deviations will be reviewed.

Participants will need to bring stethoscope if possible & wear comfortable clothing.


JoAn Stanek RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Learning Outcomes
Participants will be able to accurately perform an adult physical assessment, distinguishing between normal and common abnormal findings.

Through interdisciplinary case study activities, participants will learn with, about, and from other healthcare professionals to determine plan of care.

12.0 contact hours/ 1.2 CEUs

The University of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The program ACPE# 0046-9999-18-316-L04-P (Pharmacist)provides 12.00 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

To receive CE credit, you must complete the CE attendance form and the evaluation of the program. Statement of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor. Statements of CE Credit will be processed in approximately 4 to 6 weeks. No partial credit will be available.

12.0 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours will be provided to those who attend at least 90% of the workshop. Partial credit is not provided.

Charlotte AHEC Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Physical Therapy
Charlotte AHEC, NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy for continued competence.


  • List significant components of the normal anatomy and physiology (A&P) of skin, ear, nose, throat, head, neck, heart, lungs, abdomen, musculoskeletal and neurological systems.
  • Explain the 6 elements that are a part of an adult’s health history.
  • Identify the techniques that are a part of an adult's health assessment based upon knowledge from anatomy and physiology.
  • Outline appropriate techniques to fully assess the skin, ears, eyes, nose, throat, head, neck, heart, lungs, and abdomen.
  • Illustrate screening examinations of the musculoskeletal and neurological systems.
  • Interpret assessment findings, distinguishing between normal and common abnormal findings.
  • Translate health assessment findings from case-study discussions into healthcare goals and plans of care by working with interprofessional teams


Sophia Moore-Dennis


Nov 4 - 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
JoAn Stanek, MSN RN ANP-BC
Nov 4 - 5, 2019
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
12.00 - Contact Hours
12.00 - ACPE
12.00 - CNE Contact Hours
12.00 - NCBPTE Contact Hours
Charlotte AHEC
Classroom 14
Nov 4 - 5, 2019
Charlotte AHEC
Classroom 14
Registration; Lunch will be provided both days
Charlotte AHEC RN Refresher Students Only-Special Code Required
CNE Contact Hours
Contact Hours
NCBPTE Contact Hours