The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Augusta Health is an extensive 12-month program designed to develop a confident, well-rounded, and independent pharmacy practitioner. Our program is designed to ensure a broad hospital pharmacy practice experience in a community teaching setting while incorporating the interests and goals of the individual resident. Our team of dedicated pharmacists will build on the resident’s education and help develop the necessary skills to be an effective and confident clinical practitioner. The resident will be exposed to a wide variety of patient care settings through numerous core and elective learning experiences and will become an integral part of the interdisciplinary team. The foundation of the program is built upon Augusta Health’s core values of excellence, teamwork, patient and community-centeredness, and professionalism.
Required Learning Experiences: • Orientation • Patient Care • Adult General Medicine • Critical Care • Ambulatory Care • Pharmacy Administration/Leadership
Required Longitudinal Experiences: • Residency Project • Medication Use Evaluation • Formal Educational Presentation • Poster Presentation Staffing • 3-4 weeknights per month • Every 3rd to 4th weekend • One weekday off the week after a scheduled weekend • 4 Holidays (2 major, 2 minor
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