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Learning Experiences

Rotations including participation in patient care, attending rounds, monitoring and regulating patient drug therapy, pharmacokinetics, TPN consults and providing drug information. The resident is also involved in precepting APPE pharmacy students from local affiliated schools of pharmacy. Rotations include but are not limited to the following practice areas listed below:

Core

  • Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Critical Care/Cardiology (6 weeks)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (6 weeks)
  • Pediatrics/Neonatal (6 weeks)
  • Nutritional Support (6 weeks)
  • Oncology (3 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine (3 weeks)

Electives

  • Informatics, Palliative care/pain management, investigational drugs, etc.

Longitudinal/Practice management

The resident will be familiar with the many aspects and functions of the hospital pharmacy administration and will gain experience in administrative decision making and problem solving including medication error, ADR, performance improvement and management.

  • Administration
  • Medication Safety
  • P&T Committee

Resident research project

The resident is required to undertake a year-long project in addition to various short-term projects assigned throughout the year. The project will be presented as a poste at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December and presented at the Western State conference in May.