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The PGY1 residency is composed of four major elements: Patient Care Advancing Practice and Improving Patient Care Leadership and Management Teaching, Education and Dissemination of Knowledge St. Elizabeth Dearborn offers a unique experience for residents. Our community hospital provides multiple services, giving residents the opportunity to become a well-rounded clinical practitioner. Residents will participate in multidisciplinary rounding, be responsible for various clinical consults, manage inpatient anticoagulation and pharmacokinetic dosing, provide drug information for healthcare providers, participate on committees, precept pharmacy students, and more. The program design is open to giving residents the opportunity to experience all that St. Elizabeth Dearborn has to offer, as well as any special areas of interest. Program Structure The structure of the residency program at St. Elizabeth is based around monthly 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 other weekend. Rotations St. Elizabeth Dearborn’s PGY1 program offers a selection of diverse patient care rotations, allowing for the flexibility to pursue individual goals. During each rotation, the resident is expected to perform independently and demonstrate an increasing proficiency in pharmacy practice. The resident will develop critical thinking skills, while monitoring patient progress and medication therapy. All residents will be required to complete Critical Care at the St. Elizabeth Edgewood facility. Residents could, at the discretion of both Residency Program Directors, complete up to two elective rotations at one of the other St. Elizabeth Healthcare locations should the resident be interested in a specialty our facility does not provide. Required Rotations: Orientation Acute Care Operations Internal Medicine Infectious Disease Critical Care (Dearborn) Critical Care (Edgewood) Outpatient Pharmacy Required Longitudinal Rotations: Pharmacy Practice Community Wellness & Education Health System Pharmacy Management Professional Development/ Leadership Teaching Grand Rounds Quality Improvement Project Elective Rotations: Special Care Lunch and Learn 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 Residents will complete 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. This program will allow the resident to gain a broad understanding of issues in pharmacy education and opportunities to practice their teaching skills.