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W-S Health Care PGY1 Residency - Ambulatory Care

Careers Pharmacy residency programs W-S Health Care PGY1 Residency - Ambulatory Care

The Novant Health Winston-Salem Health Care PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program strives to prepare pharmacist clinicians for patient care positions or postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Upon graduation the resident is able to provide safe and effective patient care while exhibiting professional leadership qualities.

Program description

The Novant Health Winston-Salem Health Care PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program consists of 12 months of training with learning experiences in a variety of care settings, with a focus on ambulatory care. The residency program promotes experiences with patient interaction, interdisciplinary collaboration, project management, teaching, and development of oral and written communication skills. The program also encourages personal and professional growth, as well as commitment to the pharmacy profession. The program allows flexibility to meet the interests of each resident.

Program curriculum

Rotational experiences

  • Orientation
  • Internal medicine
  • Population health
  • Administration
  • Discharge counseling
  • Residency project
  • Geriatrics/Academia
  • Specialty pharmacy oncology
  • Stroke Bridge (resident must complete an inpatient Neurology rotation as a prerequisite)
  • *Inpatient rotations are available (i.e. infectious disease, emergency medicine, behavioral health, internal medicine)
  • *Resident may repeat a required rotation or elective

Longitudinal experiences

  • Staffing every 3rd weekend and 1 evening per week
  • Anticoagulation clinic 1 day per week
  • Osteoporosis clinic
  • Medication safety
  • Administration
  • Chief resident
  • Student precepting
  • Seminars, lectures, in-services, patient education lectures
  • Teaching certificate (through Shenandoah University)
  • Cardiac Bridge clinic
  • Paid vacation/holiday
  • Sick leave
  • Health/life insurance
  • Reimbursement for professional meetings
  • Access to online and hospital libraries
  • Free parking

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