Pharmacy Residency and Technician Training Informational Sessions 2021

Published: November 3, 2022
Pharmacy residency and technician training - informational sessions

Midyear Meeting filled with opportunities to enhance pharmacy residency and technician training.

This year’s virtual Midyear meeting includes numerous opportunities for pharmacy residency and technician training directors, preceptors, residents, residency program applicants, educators, and others to network and learn about new trends in practice. The following activities focus on residency and pharmacy technician training during the Midyear virtual meeting.

Residency Program Directors and Preceptors

Sunday, December 5
Residency Program Directors and Preceptors Town Hall: Updates from the Commission on Credentialing
Residency Program Directors and Preceptors Town Hall, led by Janet Silvester, Vice-President, of Accreditation Services Office and Julie Dagam, COC Chair, will provide attendees with the latest updates related to residency accreditation from ASHP and the COC. This is a forum not to be missed! All current and future residency programs, preceptors, and residents are encouraged to attend.

PhORCAS: Update on PhORCAS and WebAdMIT
WebAdMIT, the selection portal for PhORCAS is an amazing tool integrated into the system to make the process of sorting out resident information by residency program directors and preceptors much more efficient and less labor intensive than in the past! This on-demand session will describe how to use the most commonly used features effectively. WebAdMIT can help your program improve the efficiency of the residency selection process for the current application season.   

Getting Started and Applying for Accreditation: Finding the Pathway and Taking the Right Steps
This session is a must for those who are thinking about starting a new residency program. Topics for discussion will include the application process including the difference between “pre-candidate” and “candidate” designations, core program requirements including residency program director and preceptor qualifications, timeline from application to accreditation, information about the accreditation site visit, and more. Come and learn the essentials for getting your program off to a good start!

Advanced Topics for PharmAcademic Users
PharmAcademic is a web-based program developed by the McCreadie Group to assist programs with organizing and maintaining certain aspects of residency training. The goal of this session is to help residency program directors, preceptors, and residents understand the structure, use, and features of PharmAcademic to support residency training. Various features of PharmAcademic will be discussed and demonstrated, which may assist programs in the design, implementation, and optimization PharmAcademic.

Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Residency Forum 2021 Update
The forum provides the latest research and pharmacy best practices on Pain residencies, Rural PGY1 residencies, Telemedicine, and updates from the Federal Resident’s Council from representatives of the Veterans Affairs. View the session to get an in-depth update on these topics and more!

Pharmacy Technician Training Program Directors and Instructors

Sunday, December 5
ASHP/ACPE Education and Training Accreditation: The Nuts and Bolts on How to Be Successful
This is a must-attend meeting for all parties interested in developing a program or who currently have an ASHP/ACPE-accredited pharmacy technician education and training program. You’ll learn about the innovative modifications and changes to the standards, which will prepare pharmacy technicians in entry-level and advanced roles for today and the future.   

Posted November 3, 2022

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