Bethany Babinski obtained her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy. Upon graduation in 2017, she entered into a PGY1 acute care pharmacy residency in Montgomery, Alabama at Baptist Medical Center South. After graduation sheworked as a clinicial pharmacist hroughout her hospital practice at UPMC Harrisburg and became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She currently works at Baptist Health Louisville as the Clinical Coordinator/Manager.
Overview of Facility/Health System
Baptist Health Louisville is a 519 bed hospital located in Louisville, Kentucky. It is the flagship hospital in the 9 hospital Baptist Health System in Kentucky and Southern Indiana.
Currently, I am working on projects related to our hospital's increasing NICU acuity. As we move from a Level 2 to Level 3, I am working to help update and redevelop our order sets and order panels with the appropriate drugs and dosages to accomdate our newer neonates. On top of this, we are working to develop a new standard with our CRRT delivery and Ortho post-op pain management processes.
Advice for Someone New to Your Specialty Area
My advice to someone new would be to make connections and utilize your resources. There are so many brilliant clinicians practicing that collaborating with your peers will only improve your practice and skills. Always try and learn from those who are more experienced than you.
What is your current involvement with ASHP?
Member of the Emerging Sciences SAG.
Why did you become involved in ASHP?
I wanted to become more engaged in pharmacy practice and learn from colleagues across the country.
How would you explain the value of ASHP to a friend or colleague?
ASHP is a great tool for pharmacists to connect, learn, and advocate for our profession.
What is the value of ASHP for the profession?
ASHP provides a multitude of resources for pharmacists and helps drives our profession forward clinically and politically.
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