The PGY2 Critical Care resident will develop the knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary to become an advanced pharmaceutical care practitioner in the area of critical care. The program is structured to suit the individual needs of the resident and provide an environment of quality training in pharmaceutical care.
With the growing number of PGY2 programs, Loma Linda University is dedicated to the necessary training of competent clinical pharmacists in specialized areas.
Loma Linda University PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program is fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Resident responsibilities in the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency include:
Participate in ICU patient care rounds, monitor patients, and assess the appropriateness of drug therapy.
Provide drug information to patients, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals.
Participate in the Critical Care Committee and other critical care meetings.
Develop critical care-related guidelines and provide education to health care professionals and students.
Precept pharmacy students and/or PGY1 pharmacy residents.
Deliver didactic instruction and facilitate small group discussions.
Successfully complete a research project and present at The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Annual Congress or comparable platform.
Prepare a manuscript suitable for publication.
Participate in community service events with the student professional organizations.
Loma Linda University (LLU) is a Seventh-day Adventist educational health sciences institution with more than 4,000 students located in Southern California. Eight schools compromise the University organization, with more than 55 programs offered including Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health, and Religion.
The Pharmacy Residency programs at Loma Linda University are under a joint collaboration between Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy.