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Overview: St. Joseph Medical Center 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 interests. All of these rotations are direct patient care rotations with the exception of Practice Management.
|Critical Care||eight weeks|
|Emergency Medicine||six weeks|
|Infectious Disease||four weeks|
|Internal Medicine||six weeks|
|Practice Management||four weeks|
Required longitudal experience - Continuous
Longitudinal experiences will occur throughout the residency year and encompass activities such as performing Drug Utilization Evaluations, presenting recommendations to Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees, student precepting/PEARLS and creating a monthly newsletter directed to all CHI Franciscan Health clinical staff. Residents will also be directly involved in the education of providers, pharmacist interns and pharmacy technicians. Residents will be assigned to a hospital within the health system for further experiential development through staffing opportunities.
Optional rotations (six weeks)
Optional rotations are direct patient care specialty rotations, some of which may be completed off-site. Additionally, residents have the opportunity to propose and create alternate rotations based on clinical interests.
|Advanced Critical Care||two to four weeks|
|Advanced ED||two to four weeks|
|Advanced Internal Medicine||two to four weeks|
|Advanced Oncology||two to six weeks|
|Advanced Infectious Disease and Antimicrobial Stewardship||two to four 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
How to Apply
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