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Pharmacist

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Philadelphia, PA
Posted:
April 22, 2020

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ANGELA FERLO

Clifton Park, NY ***** adcw29@r.postjobfree.com

518-***-****

EDUCATION

University of Rhode Island – Kingston, R.I.

Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate May 2020

Minor: Biology

GPA 3.56/4.0

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

• First Aid Certified issued 5/17/19, expires 5/17/21

• AED Certified issued 5/17/19, expires 5/17/21

• CPR Certified issued 5/17/19, expires 5/17/21

• APhA Immunization certificate issued 11/1/16, no expiration date

• Rhode Island pharmacy intern license number: PHL04951, issued 6/20/16, expires 6/30/20

• New York pharmacy intern license number: 096884, issued 6/2/17, expires 6/2/22 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

Pharmacy Intern

Fallon Wellness Compounding Pharmacy – Latham, N.Y. June 2017 – Present

• Responsible for compounding patient specific orders, including suspensions, solutions, and hormone replacement therapy

• Counseled patients on common dietary supplements Pharmacy Intern

CVS – Cranston, R.I. 2016 – 2017

• Spent one year refining communication skills, knowledge, and confidence by working for CVS Health

• Learned how a community pharmacy operates, explored the role of a community pharmacist, gained conflict awareness, and learned new resolutions skills Pharmacy Technician

CVS – Clifton Park, N.Y. 2016 – 2017

ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCES (COMPLETED) Elective (Ambulatory Care) – R.I. Primary Care Physician Corporation in Cranston, R.I. 2/17/20 – 3/27/20 Preceptor: Diana Mercurio, RPh, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE

• Conducted patient appointments in primary care offices under the supervision of a clinical pharmacist and made clinically relevant medication recommendations, including rationale, dosing, and patient counseling

• Executed and documented comprehensive medication reviews and submitted claims into the Outcomes platform for reimbursement of services

• Created clinically relevant guides, protocols, and informational handouts for patients and healthcare providers

Ambulatory Care – R.I. Primary Care Physician Corporation in Cranston, R.I. 1/7/20 – 2/14/20 Preceptor: Diana Mercurio, RPh, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE

• Conducted patient appointments in primary care offices under the supervision of a clinical pharmacist and made clinically relevant medication recommendations, including rationale, dosing, and patient counseling

• Executed and documented comprehensive medication reviews and submitted claims into the Outcomes platform for reimbursement of services

• Created clinically relevant guides, protocols, and informational handouts for patients and healthcare providers

General Medicine – Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, R.I. 10/15/19 – 11/22/19 Preceptor: Maggie Charpentier, Pharm. D., BCPS, CDOE

• Made clinically relevant interventions, including bowel regimens for patients on opioid medications, antibiotic recommendations, insulin dosing adjustments, and more

• Performed medication reconciliation for recently admitted patients by talking to the patient, his/her caregiver(s), the pharmacy, and the prescribing physicians Institutional Pharmacy – South County Hospital in Kingston, R.I. 9/3/19 – 10/11/19 Preceptor: Andrew Ross, Pharm. D., MBA

• Learned the various roles within a hospital pharmacy, including staff pharmacist, pharmacy technician, I.V. technician, and antibiotic steward

• Visited patient homes with the home health team and conducted patient interviews to update medication lists

• Educated patients on medications, wrote medication lists, and organized pill boxes Elective (Oncology) – Women and Infants Hospital in Providence, R.I. 7/8/19 – 8/16/19 Preceptor: Britny Rogala, Pharm. D., BCOP

• Provided clinically relevant interventions to members of an interprofessional team to improve patient care. Interventions included identifying and minimizing drug-drug interactions, therapy discontinuation or alteration, and therapy recommendations if needed (e.g., adding an anticoagulant for DVT prophylaxis inpatient)

ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCES (TO BE COMPLETED) Community Pharmacy – Hannaford Pharmacy in Clifton Park, N.Y. 3/30/20 – 5/7/20 Preceptor: Robert Fortin, Pharm. D.

INTRODUCTORY PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCES

Institutional Pharmacy – Westerly Hospital in Westerly, R.I. Summer 2017

• Shadowed physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and surgical technicians in the cardiac catheter lab, operating room, pharmacy, emergency department, and Coumadin Clinic

• Gained a greater understanding of the dynamics in an inpatient medical team Community Pharmacy – Walgreens Pharmacy in Clifton Park, N.Y. Summer 2017

• Expanded knowledge on medication indications, side effects, and counseling points

• Utilized professional and effective communication skills during medication counseling and MTM sessions

Service Learning 2016

• Volunteered at the Saratoga Center for Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care to assist trained individuals with planning, organizing, and implementing activities RESEARCH

Smoking Cessation Student Specialist

URIQuit – Kingston, R.I. October 2017 – May 2019

• Implemented techniques and skills learned in both lecture and lab to assist patients with smoking cessation, including behavioral, lifestyle, and medication (nicotine replacement therapy only) counseling

• As a student researcher, I evaluated the effectiveness of student pharmacists in providing support and appropriate counseling to patients looking to quit tobacco use by measuring things such as patient satisfaction

PROJECTS & PRESENTATIONS

Update on the GINA Guidelines 2020

Presented to 8 ambulatory care pharmacists and 1 pharmacy student. Management of Lupus Nephritis 2019

Presented to 8 students and faculty.

Common Outpatient Antibiotic Use 2019

Presented to 15 members of the South County Home Health team. Ramucirumab Formulary Review 2019

Presented to 5 Women and Infants Hospital staff.

Naloxone Education Presentation 2019

Presented to 15 Women and Infants Hospital Residents. Honors Project Poster Presentation 2019

Presented to 75 U.R.I. faculty and staff, students’ parents, and students. SSHP Poster Presentation 2018

Presented to over 200 pharmacists, student pharmacist, and state legislators. Antimicrobial Stewardship Presentation 2016

Presented to 30 P1 students in a PHP 317 class.

Service Learning Poster Presentation 2016

Presented to 30 P1 students.

Drug Abuse and Misuse Presentation 2016

Presented to over 100 high school students.

Focus on the Positive Project and Poster Presentation 2015 Presented to 50 honors students, faculty, and staff. LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCES

University of Rhode Island Interprofessional Education Student Advisory Team 2018 – Present

• Collaborated with students from different health-related majors to improve interprofessional education through campus events

Counselor at Camp Surefire 2019

• Collaborated with other counselors, camp directors, and medical staff to ensure a safe and fun week for over 90 children with type 1 diabetes

• Checked blood glucose levels of multiple campers numerous times each day and provided treatment as needed

• Assisted campers on counting carbohydrates for each meal to determine the appropriate insulin dosing Rhode Island Care Planning Collaborative 2018 – April 2019

• Collaborate on an interprofessional team of nursing, pharmacy, and medical students to address complex patient cases

Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) 2017 – May 2019 Positions held: President

• Planned four lunch and learns over the academic year where students worked through patient cases with a pharmacy resident. Each lunch and learn had ten to fifteen students in attendance

• Held a meeting for older students to teach younger club members how to take blood pressure manually

• Organized a clinical careers panel for students to interact with clinical pharmacists in a panel-style Q&A session

American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) 2015 – Present

• Presented to a high school senior class of over 100 students regarding drug use, misuse, and abuse

• Presented to an elementary school class of 20 students regarding over-the-counter medications. Responsible for a station discussing how to properly read a medication label

• Presented at a college-wide health fair to discuss proper use of inhalers

• Volunteered at a health clinic measuring blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol at a chain pharmacy Student Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (SSHP) 2016 – Present Positions held: Historian

• Created a clinical skills night. Over 25 students came and cycled through stations such as CPR, reflexes, intubation, auscultation, and a crash case where students had to problem solve to save a life

• Work to promote, advertise, and provide education for a drug take-back box at the University’s health services

Medical Reserve Corps (RI MRC) 2017 – Present

• Completed training to assist with planned events as a member of the medical team or general volunteer to help out as needed

URI College of Pharmacy Liaison and Student Leader for Pathways to Medicine 2018 – January 2019

• Plan, budget, and facilitate interprofessional collaboration events with other health professional students

• Coordinate between 70 mentors from four different universities and 70 mentees from local high schools for five monthly sessions

• Planned and conducted a simulation day for high school students to utilize the Lifespan Simulation Center and learn CPR, IVs, intubation, abnormal lung sounds, abnormal pulses, and pleural needle decompression for tension pneumothorax

Pathways to Medicine Mentor 2017 – 2018

• Worked one-on-one with a high school student interested in the medical profession during five monthly sessions

• Advised the student on the college application process

• Provided resources and assisted the student on a final project for presentation about HIV/AIDS PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS ATTENDED

• APhA Mid-Year Meetings 2016, 2017, 2018

• APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies 2018



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