Our program follows the accreditation standards set forth by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). It provides in-depth training on core practice concepts in critical care and broad exposure to a variety of critical care practice settings.

Applicants must be graduates of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy and have successfully completed an ASHP-accedited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency or have equivalent experience. Please contact the RPD to discuss equivalent experience prior to application. Applicants must also be eligible for licensure in North Carolina.

The PGY2 Program includes the following rotation experiences as listed below:

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES

The following eight months are required:

  • Orientation
  • Medicine ICU
  • Trauma/Surgery ICU
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Cardiac and Vascular Surgery ICU
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Research
  • Emergency Medicine

ELECTIVE EXPERIENCES

Four months in any of the following:

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Rehabilitation and Palliative Care
  • Any required experience:
  • Nutrition
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Infectious Disease Consults
  • Heart Failure/Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Transplant

LONGITUDINAL EXPERIENCES

  • Scholarship
  • Teaching
  • Practice Management
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice Experience

Scholarship

Residents complete a longitudinal research project with an additional month rotation experience to aid in project completion. Projects are designed to answer discrete clinical questions and produce results suitable for presentation and publication.

Teaching

A teaching certificate program is available for residents not completing this experience in the PGY1 year. Teaching activities include precepting students and a variety of didactic experiences including lectures in the Critical Care Elective at Campbell University College of Pharmacy, Trauma Grand Rounds, Pharmacy Grand Rounds, Continuing Education for the Eastern NC Region, and inservices to medical and nursing staff.

Practice Management

Residents work in conjunction with pharmacy administrators on a variety of initiatives throughout the pharmacy department and institution. These include medication initiatives for safety and cost savings and opportunities related to interdisciplinary committee involvement.

Hospital Pharmacy Practice Experience

Pharmacy practice experiences include staffing according to needs of the department and average to approximately one 8-hour shift per week. This typically involves one weekday evening shift per week.