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Lauren McKnight, PharmD, BCACP, CPP


Title

Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner

Residency Associated Title and Involvement

Residency Program Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency

Education

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina

School of Pharmacy: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

PGY1: University of North Carolina Hospitals

Rotation Title

Ambulatory Care, Endocrine & Diabetes

Rotation Description:

The UNC Hospitals Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic provides specialized care to patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. The pharmacist-run clinic provides disease state management and cardiovascular risk reduction services to patients with diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, and osteoporosis. Pharmacist services are provided 4 to 5 days per week via a protocol-driven Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner agreement. At the conclusion of the rotation, residents are expected to demonstrate the ability to conduct an ambulatory care patient interview, form an assessment, and design, implement, and monitor medication therapy plans targeted to disease-specific outcome goals. Residents will provide direct patient care during clinic visits, advise physicians and other providers regarding optimal medication therapy, and deliver educational resources to patients and providers.

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Clinical Manager in Education, Research, and Practice Training
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