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Pharmacy Residency Program

Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1)

This 12-month residency provides training in a variety of areas of pharmacy practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of clinical skills through direct interaction with patients, physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers.

Experiences
The resident will gain experience in a variety of practice areas, including:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Oncology
  • Family Medicine
  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Quality Improvement/Medication Safety
  • Drug Information/Investigational Drug Use
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Research
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Transitions of Care
  • Psychiatric Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Additional experiences will be available throughout the 12 months, including:

  • Completion of the teaching certificate program through Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
  • Precepting clinical pharmacy students
  • Adverse drug reaction reporting and drug utilization evaluation
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Writing for pharmacy newsletter
  • Staff development presentations

Residents will be required to staff every third weekend. Residents will also be required to work one major and one minor holiday.


Date Updated: 10-APR-2013



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