The PGY1 Residency at West Kendall Baptist Hospital (WKBH) is structured to provide a strong foundation for pharmacy practice in a community teaching hospital environment. The WKBH Department of Pharmacy Services is designed in accordance with the ASHP Pharmacy Practice Advancement Model. The contemporary practice model encourages the assimilation of clinical pharmacy services as an integral part of the interdisciplinary health care team. In addition, the PAI encourages clinical pharmacists to provide integrative services that extend from drug distribution, to the provision of around-the-clock comprehensive clinical services throughout the continuum of care. Residents are trained by Clinical Staff Pharmacists, Clinical Specialists and Pharmacy Leaders in a program designed to foster professional growth and independence while providing mentorship and supervision. Core rotations include Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Pharmacy Practice, Transition of Care, Pharmacy Administration and Medication Safety/Quality. Ambulatory Care and Research are longitudinal rotations. Elective rotation choices include: Cardiology, Corporate Pharmacy Administration, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy Informatics Residents have the option to pursue a Teaching Certificate from Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy.
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