The ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Emergency Medicine at Nebraska Medicine offers a unique and stimulating learning environment that provides comprehensive clinical training in emergency medicine pharmacy practice. A resident completing this program will become a competent practitioner in the care of emergency medicine pharmacy by gaining knowledge, expertise, confidence, time management, complex problem solving, and critical thinking skills in patient care. The goals and objectives for this program are aligned with the ASHP Emergency Medicine PGY2 Accreditation Standards.
The resident will be integrally involved with health-care professionals throughout the continuum of patient care, including patient education, assessment and therapeutic recommendations. Working with experienced pharmacy clinicians, the resident also will gain experience serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents. Residents will provide compassionate, evidence-based, progressive medical care. The program allows tailored instruction for the individual based on interest and past experiences.
Residents will be required to perform and participate in a number of activities throughout the year. These activities are designed to assure compliance as outlined in the ASHP Required Competency Areas, Goals, and Objectives for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residencies and the ASHP Accreditation Standard for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residency Programs.
In addition to the expectations outlined in the accreditation standards, the residents are expected to be able to:
Display professionalism on a daily basis
Uphold and adhere to all standards of the pharmacy profession
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrate the ability to educate, teach and lead other healthcare providers
Demonstrate the ability to educate patients
Participate in quality improvement initiatives
Additional Salary Information: Residents will be given 12 days for vacation and sick time during their 12-month program.
Health insurance: comprehensive medical, dental and vision care coverage effective July 1.
Basic life insurance and long term disability coverage.
Residents will each receive one complimentary lab coat.
Funding for Professional Meetings
Financial support will be provided to each resident attending the Fall Resident Retreat, ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meeting, American College of Emergency Physician's annual meeting, and the Midwest Pharmacist Residents Conference. Funding for additional meetings may be provided at the discretion of the director of Pharmaceutical and Nutrition Care.
About Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine is the primary teaching site for the University of Nebraska Medical Center Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing. It offers a reputation for excellence, innovation and extraordinary patient care. Nebraska Medicine is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Top Hospitals in cancer, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology and nephrology. It has earned J.D. Power and Associates’ Hospital of Distinction award for inpatient services for six consecutive years and has also achieved Magnet recognition status for nursing excellence. This 809 licensed bed academic medical center has an international reputation for providing solid organ and bone marrow transplantation and is well known nationally and regionally for its oncology, neurology and cardiology programs. Nebraska Medicine can be found online at www.nebraskamed.com.