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Pharmacy Residency Curriculum

Pharmacy Residency Curriculum at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Pharmacy Residency Curriculum

Core Learning Experiences:

  • Pharmacy Patient Aligned Care Team  (PACT) clinic (8 weeks)
  • Anticoagulation (5 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Mental Health (6 weeks)
  • Practice Management (3 weeks)
  • Drug Information (4 weeks)
  • Geriatrics (Longitudinal)
  • Pharmacy Staffing (Longitudinal)

Electives:

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (5 weeks)
  • Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)     (5 weeks)
  • Pain Management (5 weeks)
  • Oncology (5 weeks)
  • Diabetes Clinic (5 weeks)
  • Academic Detailing (5 weeks)
  • Pharmacy Informatics/Pharmacoeconomics (5 weeks)
  • Teaching Certificate in affiliation with Wilkes University (Longitudinal)

Other Activities:

  • Residency project
  • Precept APPE students
  • Non-formulary drug reviews
  • Adverse drug  reporting system
  • Pharmacy newsletters
  • Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
  • Criteria for drug use
  • Medical grand rounds
  • Nursing in-service
  • Journal club & Case presentations
  • Topic Discussions
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