Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) is Florida’s fifth largest hospital with 864 beds located between Tampa and Orlando. It is a community regional referral center housing the busiest single site emergency department (ED) in the nation with over 212,000 visits annually. LRH is also a Joint Commission accredited Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Center, and the only dedicated Pediatric ED in the county. The LRH ED has 132 total beds including 16 critical care beds. The Pediatric ED houses 33 beds including four critical resuscitation beds.
The Lakeland Regional Health PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency provides residents with the necessary skills needed to practice in a high level emergency medicine practice and/or as an adjunct or non-tenure track faculty position. Under the guidance of specialty trained preceptors, the resident will develop advanced clinical skills and professional confidence.
The PGY2 EM residency is a 12-month, organized, directed, postgraduate training program focusing on the development of the skills and competencies necessary to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to emergency medicine patients. The core required learning experiences include: adult and pediatric emergency medicine, trauma, critical care, pre-hospital medicine, and toxicology. Elective rotations include: infectious diseases, neurology, and pain management. Residents are offered flexibility to tailor the program to their post-graduate interests. Additional requirements for successful completion include: two medication use evaluations, a research project, monograph, and a CE seminar.
Successful completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency
State of Florida Board of Pharmacy Licensure by July 15th
About PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency
Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) is an 864-bed, not-for-profit tertiary referral center in Lakeland, FL.With 188,000 patient days, almost 3,000 births and 42,000 patient admissions each year, LRH is the fifth largest hospital in Florida. We are also the busiest single site emergency department in the nation with over 212,000 visits annually. LRH is also a Joint Commission accredited Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and houses the only dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) in the county. Our medical center handles over 2,100 trauma visits annually and is home to three hybrid operating rooms and catheterization labs to offer patients the least invasive surgeries possible and enhanced patient safety.
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