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Pharmacy Students Selected to Compete at National Clinical Skills Competition

Pharmacy StudentsBelmont’s Student Society of Health System Pharmacy recently conducted the annual American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Clinical Skills Competition. In this competition, student participants entered as pairs and utilized their knowledge and clinical abilities to create a detailed, patient-centered care plan. Eight teams competed in the written competition and five teams were selected to present the care plan to faculty judges. Drs. Montgomery Williams, Kristy Wahaib and Ashton Beggs, faculty in the College of Pharmacy, served as judges for the competition.

Fourth-year pharmacy students Candace Beam and Haley Willett were selected as winners of the local competition. Beam and Willett will compete at the National Clinical Skills Competition at the annual American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting in New Orleans this December.