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Curriculum: St. Joseph Pharmacy Residency
Orientation and concentrated learning (three-five weeks)
These areas are to be covered early in the residency. The resident is expected to acquire the following general skills necessary to care for patients in required rotations and longitudinal experiences. The following educational experiences will occur during this orientation time.
Basic Skills and Tools
Renal Dosing Adjustment
Required rotations (40 weeks)
Residents participate in eight required rotations spanning 40 weeks, with the opportunity for further experiences based on individual background and future interests.
|Critical Care||eight weeks|
|Emergency Medicine||six weeks|
|Infectious Disease||four weeks|
|Internal Medicine||six weeks|
|Practice Management||four weeks|
Required longitudal experience - Residency project and staffing
Residents conduct a project aimed at identifying, organizing, and solving a clinical or management-related problem or developing a new program. This project will be presented at the Western States Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors. The resident will be encouraged to submit the project for publication and present at state or national pharmacy meetings.
Residents will be assigned to a hospital within the health system for further experiential development through staffing opportunities.
Elective rotations (six weeks)
These are specialty rotations, some of which may be done off-site. Additionally, residents have the opportunity to propose and create alternate rotations based on clinical interests.
|Advanced Critical Care||two to six weeks|
|Advanced ED||two to four weeks|
|Advanced Internal Medicine||two to four weeks|
|Advanced Oncology||two to six weeks|
These experiences will occur throughout the residency year and will determine the successful completion of the program:
- Drug Utilization Evaluations
- Presenting recommendations to Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committees
- Creating monthly newsletter