“I chose this PGY1 residency program because it was the most innovative and unique program around! This program significantly expanded my knowledge base and confidence level to prepare me for success as an independent clinical pharmacist.”
Nicole Wurm, Pharm.D.
Residency Program Graduate
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
The post-graduate pharmacy residency emphasizes five distinct learning experiences for residents:
- Pharmaceutical Care and Practice Management
- Teaching & Learning
- Project Management
- Ambulatory Care Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Gain Experience, Confidence & Support
This residency program provides residents with experience, conﬁdence and support to:
- participate in the provision of pharmaceutical care and community pharmacy services by providing direct patient care; participating in practice management; developing, implementing or enhancing pharmacy services; and, providing drug information resources and consults to other health care providers
- develop educational skills including small group, large group and clinical precepting through participation in the NEOMED College of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Curriculum
- participate in professional development through attending local and national organization meetings, participation in pharmacy organizations and collaboration with other providers, faculty members and students
- design and implement a major project that will be submitted for publication in an appropriate journal as well as presented at a regional residency conference and one national conference
Where You Will Spend Your Time
About 80% of the residency is spent at the practice site. Pharmaceutical care services provided at the practice site include:
- Disease State Management (Diabetes, hypertension)
- Medication Therapy Management
- Anti-coagulation Management
- Spirometry Testing
- Pain Management
Approximately 20% of the residency is spent at NEOMED under the guidance of the residency program director. NEOMED responsibilities include:
- Teaching large and small group as assigned.
- Participating in committee work as assigned.
- Attending college and department meetings.
In addition to fulﬁlling the residency program goals, residents will also be required to participate in a program orientation, complete research training, actively participate in program recruitment efforts, and engage in self-evaluations and assessments.