Pharmacy Residency Program - Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital
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Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital


Pharmacy Residency Program



Program Description
The residency is designed to develop practitioners with a high level of skills required to manage patient care as an integral member of an interdisciplinary team. Residents will participate in established disease management clinics including: anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, tobacco cessation, thyroid disorders, CHF and COPD. Residents will have learning experiences in the following areas: inpatient/outpatient staffing, ambulatory care, internal medicine, infectious disease, mental health/pain, long-term care (Community Living Center), pharmacoeconomics, and management. The Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital is a teaching institution that allows residents to participate in teaching and precepting on-site. A teaching certificate is awarded through South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy. In addition, residents will complete a research project and a service commitment.

Purpose Statement
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.




"Anyone can go to a Hospital..Heroes go to the VA"


Royal C. Johnson Veterans Memorial Hospital
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency 


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Pharmacy Residency Grads


Kelley Oehlke, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Chief
2501 W. 22nd Street 
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-336-3230 X6678