Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy(LUCOP) have formed a collaboration to offer a post-graduate year one (PGY-1) general inpatient pharmacy practice residency. This unique residency merges inpatient and outpatient care with academia. The majority of the resident’s four to six-week clinical rotations will occur at MRMC, a 255-bed regional medical center located in Columbia, Tennessee.The resident will become an expert in managing a variety of disease states and caring for a wide range of populations from premature infants to geriatric patients. The resident will provide in-services, journal clubs, pharmacy continuing education, as well as didactic and clinical teaching. Appointment is contingent upon graduation, pharmacy licensure in the state of Tennessee and successful completion of MRMC required health testing.
Through collaboration with LUCOP, the resident will complete a teaching and learning certificate and provide lectures and topic discussions to current LUCOP students.Additionally, each resident will complete a research project and have the opportunity to present their research at a local, regional and/or national meeting.
• Critical Care
• Infectious Disease
• Internal Medicine
• Practice Management
• Transitions of Care
• Ambulatory Care
The resident provides staffing every third weekend and is also apart of the holiday staffing rotation.
The MRMC pharmacy provides comprehensive medication services to all patients and health care providers. Our staff is trained to provide safe and effective patient-centered pharmaceutical care 24 hours a day. The pharmacy is dedicated to supporting the mission of the hospital through a variety of initiatives in patient care and safety:
• Combined clinical and distributive functions in both centralized and decentralized practice environments to promote optimal patient care
• Beacon pick to light barcoding inventory control system to ensure patient safety and inventory management
• Multidisciplinary rounding teams, transitions of care through medication reconciliation services and pharmacist-led discharge education in select patient populations
• Precepts approximately 60 pharmacy students per year from various ACPE-accredited doctor of pharmacy programs
• Utilization of clinical surveillance software, IV toPO, renal dosing and pharmacokinetics service
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) andPediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Certification
• Committee involvement through pharmacy nursing, medication safety team, and Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T)
• Monitoring of safety, efficacy, andcost-effectiveness of new and current therapies through drug monographs and medication use evaluations (MUE)
• Annual institution-specific protocol reviews
• Response to drug information requests from clinical staff
• Longitudinal research project
• Contribution of pharmacy policy and medication updates to nursing newsletter
• Antimicrobial stewardship and penicillin allergy testing service
• Community wellness initiatives including administration of flu vaccines to employees,HIV and HCV testing, and outpatient diabetes education
Three Letters for Recommendation
Letter of Intent
All materials should be submitted through PHORCAS.
About Lipcomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy is a private, christian university