Parkview Regional Medical Center
Located on an expanded north Fort Wayne campus, Parkview Regional Medical Center (PRMC) provides medical services to patients in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. PRMC provides over 550 private acute care rooms. The facility is a level II adult and pediatric trauma center, an accredited pain center and a certified primary stroke center. PRMC also features specialty centers for orthopedics, women's and children's health, cancer and cardiovascular care.
The Department of Pharmacy at PRMC provides state of the art comprehensive pharmaceutical care services. The pharmacy practice model includes both clinical pharmacy generalists and clinical pharmacy specialists. The Department of Pharmacy has a strong presence in the inpatient setting and have clinical pharmacists rounding on 20 multidisciplinary health care teams Monday through Friday and 13 multidisciplinary health care teams seven days a week. Multidisciplinary teams include Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Trauma, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, and Infectious Diseases. Other clinical services include inpatient pharmacokinetic dosing, nutrition support, targeted drug therapy monitoring, antimicrobial stewardship, and more.
Benefits to program residents:
- The program correlates with the needs of the resident, based on previous experience, pharmacy practice interests and individual aspirations.
- The residency program is divided into individual learning experiences, with approximately the first six weeks devoted to orientation in the operational, clinical and longitudinal services.
- An individualized development plan is created for each resident and evaluated continually throughout the year.
- Each resident receives individual attention from the residency program coordinator, as well as supervision on all major residency projects. This individual helps guide the resident’s professional development throughout the year. This individual attention from the residency coordinator is highly valued within the program. The mentoring relationship is established early in the residency year and continues on a weekly basis for the duration of the program. The residency coordinator focuses weekly discussions on the resident’s rotation program, project management, residency goals and career planning.
- Multiple teaching opportunities exist within the program. Residents will participate in precepting of APPE pharmacy students. Residents have the option of participating in the Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program. Nearby Manchester University College of Pharmacy offers the opportunity to participate in didactic and laboratory teaching environments.