A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Medication-Use Safety

MEDICATION-USE SAFETY PHARMACY RESIDENT GOALS (PGY2)

  • Function as an effective leader for medication-use safety.
  • ​Serve as an authoritative resource on medication-use safety for the organization.
  • Develop a vision of an ideal safe medication use system for the organization.
  • Represent the medication-use safety perspective to the organization’s design of its technology and automation systems.
  • Conduct planning for pursuit of the organization’s vision of a safe medication-use system.
  • Collect medication-use data and use appropriate data analysis techniques to identify needed improvements in the medication-use system.
  • Manage changes in the medication-use system.
  • Conduct medication-use safety research.

RESIDENT RESPONSIBILITIES (PGY1)

  • Assess the appropriateness of medication use at Loma Linda and its affiliate entities
  • Participate in Medication-Use Safety meetings.
  • Develop medication-use safety guidelines and provide education to health care professionals
  • Precept pharmacy students and/or PGY1 residents as needed
  • Deliver didactic instruction and small group facilitation 
  • Complete research project to present at a major conference
  • Implement at least one medication-use safety project designed to improve the health and wellbeing of patients at Loma Linda
  • Prepare manuscript suitable for publishing
  • Participate in community service events with the student professional organizations.

TEACHING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Residents enrolled into the program will have the option to be included in the Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program. The goal of the program is to provide participants the experience and guidance necessary to understand and apply current educational issues in pharmacy education. In order to earn the certificate, each participant must meet the following requirements:

1. Attend the teaching seminars
2. Give two hours of didactic lecture in the Pediatric course
3. Develop and lead case discussions in the Pediatric course
4. Give one hour of accredited continuing education to pharmacists
5. Give one in-service
6. Present one poster at a professional meeting
7. Develop a teaching dossier

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES (PGY2 - Medication-Use Safety)

  • Orientation
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
  • Informatics
  • Supply Chain and Drug Shortage Management
  • Longitudinal medication safety research and policy development
  • Longitudinal Pharmacy Administration

CONTACT INFORMATION

Huy Le, PharmD
PGY2 Medication-Use Safety Residency Program Director
Loma Linda University Medical Center
11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350
Phone: (909) 558-4500, Ext. 83885
Email: hle@llu.edu