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Pharmacy Residency Curriculum

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Post Graduate Year One Community-Based Practice Curriculum for PharmacistsCommunity Health Care logo

Orientation and Concentrated Learning
These areas are to be covered in the first several weeks of the residency and are to build on foundational resident knowledge. The resident is expected to acquire the following general skills necessary to care for patients in required rotations and longitudinal experiences.

  • Basic System Skills and Tools
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Pain Management
  • Renal Dosing Adjustment

Required Patient Care Learning Experiences
– Practice and Administrative Management
– Dyslipidemia Management
– Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Management
– 340B Drug Pricing Program
– Diabetes Management
– Hypertension Management
– Anticoagulation Management
– HIV Management (Ryan White Program)
– Hepatitis C Management

Elective Experiences
– Smoking Cessation
– Immunizations and Travel Medicine
– Community Health Plan of Washington
– Teach Certificate (University of Washington)

Required Longitudinal Experiences
–┬áMulti-disciplinary Committee Involvement
– Didactic Teaching
– Drug Utilization Evaluations
– Presenting to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committees
– Pharmacotherapy issues
– Medication Safety
– Patient Care Coordination
– Community Outreach

Required Residency Project
Residents will conduct a focused project aimed at improving a process, developing a new program, or solving a management-related issue. Projects will be presented at the Western States Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors. Furthermore, residents will be encouraged to submit their projects for publication on the state and/or national level.