About Our PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Find a Location Find a Doctor For Health Professionals Physician Services & Medical Affairs If you need to verify privileges on a provider please click the link below. Verification of Privileges Medical Leadership Physician Services Medical Affairs Provider Network Physician Opportunities/APP Careers Relevant Information for Providers Education & Training Career Training Continuing Education in Nursing Instructor/Student Guidelines Nurse Aid Training Course School of Medical Technology Course Description & Program Schedule Admission Requirements Lisa Ann Marshall Scholarship Tuition & Fees Family Medicine Residency Training Benefits and Compensation Contact Us and Application About Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Message from the President and CEO Faculty Third Year Residents Second Year Residents First Year Residents Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship Pharmacy Residency About Our PGY1 Pharmacy Residency About Our PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency About Our PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Application Information Pharmacy Services Meet Our Residents EMS/Pre-hospital Care Patient Care Follow-Up Certifications & Recertifications Medical Direction & Control Calls EMS Resources PulsePoint Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Resources Associate Self Service Laboratory Services VPN/Remote Access Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at St. Elizabeth Healthcare is an ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) accredited program. The residency is a 12-month structured training program designed to develop advanced skills and competence in providing pharmaceutical care for ambulatory patients. The PGY2 residency is composed of seven major elements: Patient Care Advancing Practice and Improving Patient Care Leadership and Management Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge Treatment of Hospitalized Patients Specialty Pharmacy Medication Use Evaluations Program Structure The structure of the residency program at St. Elizabeth is based around longitudinal learning experiences (rotations). Staffing experiences will occur on the weekends with residency specific activities occurring Monday through Friday. The typical resident schedule is Monday through Friday and every third weekend. Rotations The St. Elizabeth PGY2 Ambulatory Care program offers a diverse selection of patient care rotations, allowing for the flexibility to pursue individual goals. During each longitudinal rotation, the resident is expected to perform independently and demonstrate an increasing proficiency in ambulatory pharmacy practice. The resident will develop critical thinking skills, while monitoring patient progress and medication therapy. Longitudinal Rotations Family Medicine Primary Care Specialty Pharmacy and Clinic Population Health Grand Rounds Quality Improvement Project Inpatient Clinical Pharmacy Staffing Cost Management Project Elective Longitudinal Rotations Academia Diabetes Management Transitions of Care Quality Improvement Project Completion of a quality improvement project is a required component of the residency program. The purpose of this requirement is to introduce the resident to the principles of scientific method including the design, preparation, performance, and interpretation of a quality improvement project. The resident will learn and apply knowledge with regard to institutional review boards, data collection, and analysis. The resident will also gain experience in the preparation of a manuscript for publication as well as the opportunity to improve his/her public speaking skills through formal presentation. Teaching Certificate Program Though not a program requirement, residents have the opportunity to participate in the Teaching Certificate Program (TCP) affiliated with the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy (University of Cincinnati). Residents participate in formal seminars on precepting philosophy and technique, teaching experiences at the college of pharmacy, and the development of a teaching portfolio program. This program will allow the resident to gain a broad understanding of issues in pharmacy education and opportunities to practice their teaching skills.