Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (Florida)
The 12-month Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (PGY2) at Mayo Clinic in Florida provides comprehensive clinical knowledge and skills that will enable you to provide high-quality advanced pharmaceutical care for critically ill patients. Training is focused on care of the critically ill patient, practice management and pharmaceutical investigation.
Your educational experience will occur in a challenging, quality-oriented practice and learning environment, with a diverse patient population and a faculty dedicated to patient care and the advancement of the practice and profession of pharmacy.
Your experiences will include:
- Designing and managing therapeutic regimens, establishing outcomes and associated monitoring parameters for critically ill patients
- Participating in clinical and operational services that support safe medication use processes
- Training in pharmacy practice management to allow an understanding of the integration of services and programs that support departmental mission and goals
- Serving as a co-preceptor for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents (PGY1) for their critical care practice rotations
- Investigating a particular element of critical care pharmacotherapy as a research project
The Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (PGY2) is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) at Mayo Clinic in Florida is also an ASHP-accredited program.
Mayo Foundation is also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.
Higher Learning Commission
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research, which support the highest-quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted around the Mayo Clinic hospital and interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.
The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care and advanced procedures. Mayo Clinic hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.
The Department of Pharmacy employs approximately 70 people, including 36 pharmacists. Comprehensive pharmacy services include:
- Disease-state directed practice
- Pharmacist specialty practices
- Advanced technology support, including wireless PCs and clinical decision support tools
- Investigational drug services
- Pharmacokinetic monitoring
- Target drug monitoring programs, including renal dosing, IV to PO conversions and therapeutic interchange
- Drug Information Center
- Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee programs and newsletter
Mayo Clinic utilizes an electronic medical record, including computerized provider order entry and an electronic medication administration record, and a computer-based monitoring system to provide advanced pharmaceutical care. This system integrates data from pharmacy, laboratory, and microbiology and utilizes specific algorithms to alert pharmacists to potential situations where therapy, safety or costs can be positively impacted. This integrated system:
- Provides patient demographic, laboratory and microbiology data; medications; and drug levels during medication profile review, while on team rounds and during dispensing activities
- Identifies patients whose medication therapy requires a pharmacist's daily review
- Identifies and review treatments that are inconsistent with established medication rule-based algorithms
- Allows documentation of pharmacist-performed clinical activities and interventions
Graduation and Certification
Upon successful completion of your Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (PGY2), you will receive a Certificate of Completion from the College of Medicine, Mayo School of Health Sciences.
Graduates of the Mayo Clinic Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (PGY2) and Pharmacy Practice Residencies (PGY1) in Jacksonville have consistently found immediate employment in academia, hospital pharmacy practice and ambulatory practice. Approximately one-third of the programs' graduates have accepted positions at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
Mayo School of Health Sciences has one Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care (PGY2) Resident position and four Pharmacy Practice Resident (PGY1) positions available at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. This ensures you will receive a comprehensive educational experience with close one-on-one instruction.