Orientation is a required experience intended to introduce the resident to the hospital and to the Pharmacy Department systems and processes providing a solid base from which to develop.

Residents will attend general hospital orientation. Orientation to the Department of Pharmacy functions and processes will include, but is not limited to, computer-based order entry and verification, documentation in the medical record, primary dispensing, IV admixtures, automated dispensing systems processes, ordering, packaging, storage, distribution, and controlled substance processes. The residents will be oriented to pharmacy managed drug therapy protocols and other clinical activities. The duration of this learning experience is from the date of hospital orientation through the month of July.

Preceptor: Ann Spry, PharmD, BCPS

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Critical Care Pharmacist
Learning experience: Orientation Learning Experience, Critical Care Learning Experience
Office Phone (913) 791-3500 x4860 or x4622
Email: ann.spry@olathehealth.org

Dr. Spry is a critical care pharmacist and the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator. She graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy. At Olathe Medical Center, Dr. Spry is an active member of the sepsis team, and Residency Advisory Committee.

Professionally Dr. Spry is an active member in ASHP, ACCP, and KCHP. She has been involved in the education planning committee for KCHP and is a past Director at Large of KCHP. Her professional interests include stroke in addition to pain, agitation and delirium for ventilated patients.

In her free time, she enjoys attending her son’s baseball games, yoga, reading and traveling.