Wellness Screening Information

The annual wellness screening will be held in February.  Dates for 2014 are: February 11, 12 19, 20, 25 and 26.  One month prior to the screening dates, information will be sent to all participants with the dates and times available.  The screening appointment takes approximately 30 minutes.  You will be scheduled at a date and time that is convenient for you.  The screening results are completely confidential.  If you have any questions, please call Jana Peterson, Wellness Director at 271-2027.

Screening Components:

  1. Resting Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
  2. Height and Weight Measurement
  3. Body Composition Measurement
  4. Blood Profile - lipids and glucose
  5. Personal Wellness Profile Questionnaire

Screening Guidelines
(please follow these to receive the most accurate results from your screening)

  1. No food or beverages (except water) 12 hours prior to your appointment.
  2. Beginning 3 days prior to your appointment drink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water.  Dehydration may affect your screening results.
  3. No heavy activity, caffeine, or alcohol 12 hours prior to your screening appointment.
  4. Prescription medications should be taken as normal.
  5. NO smoking 30 minutes prior to the screening.
University News
April 21, 2014
John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.