This is a multi-site residency with one position in each of the following sites: American Pharmacy Services Corporation (APSC) and Kroger Pharmacy Lexington. APSC is a cooperative of over 400 independent community pharmacies. The resident in this site would have the opportunity to visit advanced practice sites throughout this region and provide patient care services in one specific pharmacy, Wheeler Pharmacy, in Lexington, KY focusing on medication therapy management, immunizations, and health/wellness, as well as gaining an extensive experience in pharmacy ownership and government affairs. This site also has a specialized program called Home Connection offering medication management and adherence services for older adults. Kroger Pharmacy is a supermarket chain pharmacy that has 92 pharmacies in five districts in the Louisville Division. The Kroger Lexington site is located in Lexington, KY providing MTM, immunizations, and employee wellness/coaching programs. Additionally, the Lexington site has an American Diabetes Association-recognized program delivering diabetes education and prevention programs. The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy assists the resident with practice-based project and teaching experiences.
Graduate of accredited school or college of pharmacy. Licensed or eligible for licensure in Kentucky for 144515 (Kroger Pharmacy Lexington) and 144522 (American Pharmacy Services Corporation). In addition to PhORCAS requirements for application, the program requires the following: a) Describe a significant current event (e.g., an advocacy initiative, new legislation, large collaborative efforts involving health initiatives or partnerships, etc.) at the local, state, or national level that impacted or has the ability to impact the advancement of pharmacy practice; and b) References should be provided by an employer, a preceptor, and a faculty member. If the applicant cannot obtain references from an employer, please choose another preceptor from an ambulatory/community Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience.
About University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program (CPRP)
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Residency Program (CPRP), established in 2001, is dedicated to developing community practitioners who are providers of direct patient care services and innovators in the advancement of community pharmacy practice. The program will equip the residents to:
Provide direct patient care in community pharmacy settings
Effectively communicate with / educate student pharmacists, pharmacists, patients, and other healthcare professionals
Manage advanced patient care practices
Be a leader and role model for pharmacists, other healthcare professionals, and student pharmacists in advancing the profession of pharmacy
Utilize core management skills to effectively operate a community pharmacy