About Our PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Program 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 Program About Our PGY2 Ambulatory Care Program About Our PGY2 Internal Medicine Program About Our PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Program 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) Health-System Pharmacy Administration Program The PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration (HPSA) Residency at St. Elizabeth Healthcare is an ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) candidate for accreditation. The residency is a 12-month structured training program designed to allow the resident to build upon experience from their PGY1 year as well as gain new experience in a variety of areas within health-system pharmacy administration. The PGY2 residency is composed of six major elements: Safe and Effective Medication-Use Methodology to the Management of Pharmacy Services Human Resources Health System Pharmacy Financial Performance Leveraging Technology and Automated Systems Development of Personal Leadership Qualities and Business Acumen Program Structure The structure of the residency program at St. Elizabeth is based around multiple one month 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 HPSA Residency program offers a diverse selection of leadership, administrative, finance, drug policy, and informatic rotations. Throughout the residency, the resident will gain knowledge and understanding of regulations, finance, personnel management and leadership practices. During each rotation, the resident is expected to demonstrate an increasing proficiency in pharmacy practice management. The resident will develop project management skills through a quality improvement project and a cost management project. The resident will also have opportunity to collaborate on multidisciplinary committees. Required Rotations Orientation Clinical Practice Operations Business Management Sterile and Non-Sterile Products Ambulatory & Retail Pharmacy Informatics & Technology Management Inventory Management & Purchasing (2 weeks) Director Administration System Pharmacy & Leadership Technician Management (2 weeks) Medication Safety Required Longitudinal Rotations Grand Rounds Quality Improvement Project Pharmacy Staffing Cost Management Project Drug Policy Development System Pharmacy & Leadership Elective Rotations Education Specialty Pharmacy 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.