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VA Black Hills Health Care System

 

Pharmacy Training Programs

Clinical Pharmacy Services

VA Black Hills has 30 pharmacists and 16 technicians located at the two main campuses (Fort Meade and Hot Springs) and two Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Rapid City, SD and Scottsbluff, NE. Pharmacy is involved in all aspects of medication management. With the implementation of physician order entry, barcode technology, cartless distribution, robotics, and technical support for distributive functions, we are able to focus on clinical activities. Pharmacists use their prescribing privileges in collaboration with the medical team to help optimize Veteran care andreach treatment goals.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

VA Black Hills is excited to provide you with information on our Pharmacy Residency Program. We are dedicated to providing opportunities that hone clinical skills while providing hands-on, well-rounded learning that is tailored to our residents. Please read more about these opportunities below:

 

Download the Pharmacy Residency Brochure:Year 1 pdf  
Download the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Manual

Pharmacy is involved in all aspects of medication management. With the implementation of physician order entry, barcode technology, robotics, and technical support for distributive functions, all of our pharmacists are able to focus on clinical activities.

 

The Hot Springs campus has ten Clinical Pharmacy Specialists (CPS) and six technicians. Fort Meade campus has eighteen CPS and eleven technicians. There are also three SDSU College of Pharmacy faculty and two residents. The pharmacies are staffed Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., with limited holidays and weekends.