Starting a Community Pharmacy Residency Program: Tips of the Trade


Community-based Pharmacy Residency Programs serve a critical role in effectively training future community-based pharmacist practitioners. This session will equip you with information about the requirements for engaging in these programs and an understanding what it takes to develop and implement a quality education and training experience. The session will cover highlights of requirements within the PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Accreditation Standard, competency area training and emphasis, and tools and resources to help you get started.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the purpose and scope of PGY1 Community-based pharmacy residency training.
  2. List potential benefits of engaging in PGY1 Community-based pharmacy residency training from the perspective of your practice, patients, and pharmacists.
  3. Describe PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy accreditation standard program requirements required to develop and implement a quality residency education and training program.
  4. Describe PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy accreditation standard requirements for practice sites to engage in these programs.
  5. Identify tools, resources and programs that provide information and direction on effectively designing and implementing a community-based pharmacy residency program.
Nicole Olenik, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, LDE, MLDE
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Purdue University College of Pharmacy
Jean-Venable Goode, PHARMD, FAPhA, FCCP
Virginia Commonwealth University
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Community-Based Pharmacy Residencies
Session Time Slot(s): 
Friday, March 22
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Washington State Convention Center - Room 606-607
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-016-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .15
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