Performing a Quick and Helpful Physical Assessment

Title: Performing a Quick and Helpful Physical Assessment

Presenter: Pam Dickerson, PhD, RN, NPD-BC, FAAN

Description: This 30-minute webinar is a great refresher for performing a quick physical assessment.  It discusses Montana’s Board of Nursing rules, investigatory questions to ask, and helpful tips and tools to guide you through efficient functional and physical assessment processes.  This excellently structured webinar ends with walking through what to look for regarding the head, respiratory system, cardiac system, GI tract, and extremities to assess neuromuscular function.


  1. There is no conflict of interest for anyone with ability to control content of this activity.
  2. Criteria for successful completion include watching the webinar and answering the evaluation questions.
  3. Montana Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The live versions of the activity were jointly provided with the Ohio Nurses Association; the recorded versions are provided by MNA.
  4. This activity is available for contact hours through 12/31/21.

Contact hours awarded upon successful completion: 0.5

Certificate will pop up upon completion of the quiz. It will also be emailed to you, and available in your account for you to download.

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