The ASHP-accredited PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Practice Residency program at Idaho State University focuses on development of skills in a mostly underserved, rural population and practice-advancement activities including pharmacist independent prescribing and CPESN development. Patient care activities are split between community practice and ambulatory care. Training sites for the residency include Bengal Pharmacy, Idaho State College of Pharmacy, Health West ISU, and clinical partners in rural southeastern Idaho. Bengal Pharmacy is located on Idaho State's campus and has four telepharmacy locations spread across the state. Duties of the resident include provision of pharmacy services, MTM, pharmacy management, quality improvement initiatives, and leadership activities within CPESN-ID. The academic portion of the residency includes supervision of students, classroom and small group instruction, rural outreach activities, a teaching certificate, and a residency project.
Completion of ACPE- accredited PharmD program
Eligibility for licensure in Idaho
Submission of: Pharmacy school transcripts, Curriculum Vitae, Letter of intent, Three professional letters of reference
Registration and participation in the national matching service and PHORCAS
About Idaho State University Bengal Pharmacy
ISU's Bengal Pharmacy offers a PGY1 Community-Base Residency Program with longitudinal community and Ambulatory Care clinical components. Benefits include: Medical Insurance (with dental and vision benefits), Fifteen days of paid leave, Eleven paid federal holidays, Financial assistance for meeting attendance and training, $40,000/year stipend
Pocatello has a low cost of living, a family-friendly atmosphere and world-class outdoor recreation activities. Salt Lake City, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Sun Valley, Idaho, Jackson Hole, Wyo., the world-famous Lava Hot Springs and the largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states are all within a 3-hour drive from Pocatello. The weather is relatively mild for an area situated at 4,600 feet and consists of four seasons where clear, sunny and dry days are the norm.