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Residency Learning Experiences

Required Rotations:

  • Inpatient Adult Oncology (2)
  • Outpatient Oncology (3)
  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology (3)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (1)

Elective Rotations & Experiences:

  • Pain/Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • IV Room/ Hazardous Drug Compounding
  • Management in Oncology
  • Home Infusion

Longitudinal Learning Experiences:

  • Benign Hematology
  • Private Oncology Practice

Longitudinal Project

The resident is required to complete a major project during the twelve month program. The project shall focus on an aspect of oncology pharmacy practice.

The project may involve:

  • Original clinical or administrative research
  • Program development
  • Interdisciplinary Medication Use Quality Improvement Project
  • Other aspects of oncology pharmacy practice approved by the RPD

The project will be presented at the ASHP Clinical Midyear Meeting, UAA/ISU School of Pharmacy Grand Rounds, and the Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association Conference and must be submitted in written manuscript form suitable for publishing prior to the completion of the residency year.

Miscellaneous Requirements

The following are additional requirements of the residency program:

  • Participation in a Medication Use Evaluation
  • Completion of yearly formulary Antineoplastic Review
  • Providence St. Joseph’s Health System formulary class review or monograph
  • Presentation of monthly ACPE-accredited Oncology Lectures
  • Annual chemotherapy competency training for staff
  • Formal drug information question write-ups
  • Attendance at Providence St. Joseph’s system level oncology pharmacy meetings
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned by preceptors