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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (Acute Care)

Prisma Health Richland Hospital – University of South Carolina

One-month experiences

  • Adult general acute care (internal medicine, family medicine, geriatrics)
  • Adult specialized acute care (cardiology, neurology, oncology)
  • Ambulatory care
  • Infectious disease (adult stewardship, pediatric stewardship or ID consult)
  • Medical intensive care or coronary care unit
  • Pediatrics (general pediatrics, PICU, pediatric antimicrobial stewardship, pediatric hemetology/oncology)
  • Pharmacy operations/orientation 

Longitudinal experiences

  • Education and presentation (Grand Rounds, Non-pharmacist Presentation, Case Conference)
  • Leadership and practice management
  • Major research project
  • Medication use policy
  • Medical emergencies
  • Outpatient clinic
  • Staffing

Elective experiences

  • Administration
  • Clinical Teaching Certificate Program through USC College of Pharmacy
  • Cardiovascular intensive care unit
  • Drug information/informatics
  • Emergency medicine
  • Heart failure clinic
  • HIV outpatient
  • Medication use/quality improvement
  • Neonatal intensive care unit
  • Neuroscience intensive care unit
  • Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE (geriatrics)
  • Surgical/trauma unit

Other requirements

  • Must have South Carolina pharmacist’s license by Aug. 1 
  • Major project: MYCM poster, SERC presentation
  • Precept pharmacy students
  • Staffing: distribution and clinical
  • MUE completed and presented