PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Programs build on Pharm.D. education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
In keeping with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) standard, the Womack Army Medical Center Pharmacy Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) residency will provide the opportunity for the resident to:
1. Develop professionally beyond entry-level professional competence in patient- centered care and in pharmacy operational services, further developing leadership skills that can be applied in any position and in any practice setting.
2. Acquire substantial knowledge required for problem-solving while refining the resident’s current problem-solving strategies.
3. Strengthen professional values and attitude, and advance the growth of the resident’s clinical judgment skills.
Minimum Completion Requirements for the Awarding of a
In order to receive a residency certificate, the resident must meet the following criteria:
1. Resident must progress over the course of the residency to be more efficient, effective, and able to work independently in providing direct patient care and must achieve 89% of program-specific goals and objectives by the completion of the residency program.
2. Satisfactorily complete a residency project, to include a publishable manuscript, (or alternate publication assignment if determined appropriate by the Pharmacy Residency Advisory Committee (RAC) in addition to any other assigned duties or projects as specified by the program director in conjunction with the RAC.
3. Satisfactorily complete a residency project presentation at an appropriate forum to include pharmacy peers. The usual forums for presentation are the WAMC Research Symposium, Fayetteville-Lumberton Integrated Residency Training (FLIRT) event, and the Southeastern Residency Conference for Residents (SERC).
4. Resident must be in good standing with the WAMC health system and credentials committee and be in compliance with Army standards.
Extensions may be granted on a case by case basis as deemed appropriate by the RAC.
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