Corbin PGY1 Community Based Pharmacy Residency Curriculum

The Baptist Health Corbin PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program offers the opportunity to participate in multi-disciplinary patient care in a variety of disease-state management clinics, facilitate patient transitions between care settings and provide direct patient care in ambulatory settings through provider collaboration and board-approved protocols. Residents will have the opportunity to serve as preceptors to pharmacy students completing their Advance Practice Pharmacy Experiences (APPEs), serve as an educator to other health care providers, and provide community outreach through health fairs and educational programs.

Residency Learning Experiences 

Required Rotations 

  • Orientation 
  • Anticoagulation 
  • Transitions of Care 
  • Heart Failure Clinic 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Mental Health 
  • Oncology 

Elective Rotations 

  • Anticoagulation II 
  • Heart Failure Clinic II 
  • Endocrinology II 
  • Oncology II 

Longitudinal Experiences 

  • Community Pharmacy Practice 
  • Medication Management Clinic 
  • Project Management 
  • Hepatitis Clinic 

Rotation experiences are six weeks in length.

Teaching Experiences – Teaching & Learning Certification Program - Residents may participate in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy's Teaching and Learning Program. This program includes didactic instruction in educational methods and experiential practice in lecturing, leading small group activities, and precepting. Residents will work with APPE Pharmacy Students to practice their own skills in teaching and precepting in a wide variety of situations. 

Staffing – The resident will be required to staff every third weekend, one major and one minor holiday in the outpatient pharmacy and transitions of care.

Professional Development - During the course of their residency year, residents will be involved in the following professional and scholarly activities:

  • Poster presentation at a national meeting 
  • Platform presentation at a regional residency meeting
  • Quality Improvement Project

Evaluation – The evaluation process will be in compliance with ASHP accreditation standards. PharmAcademic™ evaluation system will be used for written summative evaluations at the end of all month-long rotations and quarterly for longitudinal activities. In addition to formal assessment regarding progress towards residency objectives, preceptors also utilize verbal and written formative evaluations during rotations, presentations and on written activities to encourage resident development.

Graduation and Certification – Upon successful completion of the residency program, the resident will receive a certificate verifying completion of the program in accordance with ASHP Regulations on Accreditation of Pharmacy Residencies.