The PGY1 pharmacy residency is designed to help the resident learn comprehensive patient care in the following settings: acute care, which includes cardiology, intensive care; pharmacokinetics, inpatient oncology, and infectious diseases. It will also prepare the resident to become a clinical pharmacist in an ambulatory care setting providing anticoagulation management and other disease state management of chronic diseases including, but not limited to, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart failure and oral chemotherapy.
Program Outcomes Residents completing this program will be expected to:
Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams
Develop process improvement skills
Develop project management and leadership skills
Provide medication and practice-related education/training
Develop skills in teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge
The post-graduate year one pharmacy residency (PGY1) is conducted at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center which is the largest hospital in our system, and is the flagship of the organization. Located in Corvallis, Oregon, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is licensed to operate 188 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center. With more than 22 medical specialties located on one campus, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center offers patients a comprehensive level of care.
Pharmacy services are equally comprehensive. We operate five inpatient pharmacies, four retail pharmacies and a home infusion pharmacy. Additionally, we manage a pharmacist-run anticoagulation program and ESA program, as well as the PGY1 pharmacy residency program. We accept applications via the centralized application system PhORCAS.
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