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PGY1 Residency Graduation Checklist


The PGY1 resident will complete the following items to satisfy graduation requirements.



  • Graduation and completion from an accredited school of pharmacy prior to residency training
  • Acquire Board of Pharmacy licensure within 3 months of beginning residency training
  • Maintain pharmacist license in good standing in the state of the primary practice site throughout the residency year
  • Attend all required scheduled residency functions, including staffing and patient care opportunities in the pharmacy, university events, meetings, monthly residency calls, required training, and other residency-related events requiring travel outside of assigned market.
  • Achieve a rating of Satisfactory Progress or better on 50% of the learning objectives identified for evaluation on the first two quarters of summative evaluation and on at least 75% of the learning objectives identified for evaluation by the end of quarter three
  • Perform a minimum of three lectures for professional audiences
  • Perform a minimum of three presentations for patient audiences
  • Document a minimum of 30 patient interventions in the 15 medication-related problem categories
  • Achieve a rating of Achieved on at least 75% of the learning objectives by the end of the residency
  • Complete a residency research project and present results in the form of a poster presentation, podium presentation, and manuscript suitable for journal submission



  • Administer IM vaccinations (e.g. Hep A, Hep B, meningococcal, HPV, influenza, pneumonia, shingles)  Administer 50 flu vaccines
  • Administer 8 Shingrix vaccines
  • Administer 8 pneumococcal vaccines where applicable
  • Administer 4 tetanus vaccines (Td or Tdap) where applicable



  • Perform 10 A1C tests where applicable
  • Perform 20 blood glucose test where applicable
  • Perform 50 blood pressure and pulse readings
  • Perform 10 lipid panels
  • Request labs from other HCPs prior to individual patient appointments



  • Observe WP leading My Diabetes Coach (MDC), if applicable
  • Present 1 community program event
  • Lead 2 MDC classes, if applicable
  • Observe 3 MDC store tours, if applicable
  • Conduct 1 memory screenings at pharmacy sites/community events (Mini-CogTM)
  • Participate in 2 off-site immunization clinics
  • Document 20 referrals to other HCPs using appropriate medium
  • Share 4 examples of referring clinic patients to other HCPs or services
  • Perform 6 Patient Snapshot Reflections (template)



  • Document 12 OTC recommendations and follow up (if possible) each quarter (48 total) 
  • Observe 5 preceptors patient care while documentation while in workflow
  • Document 10 referrals and outcomes in EPS
  • Access OutcomesMTM® and EQUIPPTM platforms weekly
  • Conduct 3 months of MCPB audit of prescriptions from previous week
  • Conduct 3 monthly compliance audit
  • Participate in on-site compliance audit with SVU auditor

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