PGY-1 Program – Asante Rogue Regional - Asante
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Post Graduate Year One Program (PGY-1)

Pharmacy tech pharmacy residencyAsante Rogue Regional Medical Center offers a ASHP Accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency in Medford, Oregon. Asante is a not-for-profit health system which serves over 600,000 residents in Southern Oregon and Northern California.

Purpose

The purpose of Asante Rogue Regional's PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year 2 (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training.


Special features (click to expand)

  • Formal pharmacist-led inpatient medication therapy management (MTM) services
  • Formal pharmacist management of:
    • Antimicrobial stewardship
    • Kinetic dosing and monitoring
      • Vancomycin
      • Aminoglycosides
      • Phenytoin
    • Warfarin
    • Total parenteral nutrition
    • Renal dose adjustments
    • IV to PO switch
    • Patient education
      • Warfarin
      • U-500 insulin
      • Pneumonia
      • Congestive heart failure
  • Code Blue participation
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics participation
  • Participation in multidisciplinary critical care bedside rounds
  • Community service participation
  • Academic affiliations with Pacific University, Oregon State University and Oregon Health and Science University

Learning experiences

Required learning experiences

Duration
Quarter

Orientation

2 weeks

Upon hire

Practice Management

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Safety/Formulary

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Pharmacy Practice 1

4 weeks

Quarter 1

Infectious Disease

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Pharmacy Practice 2

120 days

Quarters 1 to 3

Pharmacy Practice 3

120 days

Quarters 2 to 4

 Pharmacy Education

  •   P&T participation & bulletin author
  •   Case conference preceptor
  •   Journal club preceptor

Longitudinal

Quarters 1 to 4

Resident Project

Longitudinal

Quarters 1 to 4

Management / Leadership

Longitudinal

Quarters 1 to 4

Elective learning experiences

Duration
Quarter

Internal Medicine - Cardiology

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Internal Medicine - General Medicine

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Intensive Care Unit 1

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Intensive Care Unit 2

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Internal Medicine - Neonatal Intensive Care / Pediatrics

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Internal Medicine - Oncology I

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Internal Medicine - Oncology II

4 weeks

Quarters 3 to 4

Asante Infusion Services

4 weeks

Quarter 2 to 4 (post oncology 1)

Ambulatory Care (Asante)

4 weeks

Quarter 2 to 4

Transitions of Care (ARRMC)

4 weeks

Quarter 2 to 4

Rural Hospital (ATRMC)

4 weeks

Quarter 2 to 4

Limited availability - off site

Duration
Quarter

Diabetes (VA)

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Ambulatory Care (VA)

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Anticoagulation (VA)

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Mental Health (VA)

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Informatics (VA)

4 weeks

Quarters 2 to 4

Other electives

Duration
Quarter

Informatics (Asante)

4 weeks

Quarters 1 to 4

Teaching

Varies

Quarters 1 to 4

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Longitudinal

Quarters 1 to 4

Ruthie Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Ruthie Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Asante Rogue Regional Resident Supervisor 
(541) 789-2133