St. Luke's Hospital Pharmacy Residency Programs
The resident is responsible for completing a project under the guidance of one of the residency preceptors.
The resident presents a formal seminar to the St. Louis metropolitan area residents and preceptors as a pharmacist CE program. Assistance in identifying a topic and mentor will be provided by the residency program director.
Pharmacy Clinical Meeting
Weekly meetings among the residents, preceptors, pharmacy students and staff consisting of journal reviews, informal and formal case presentations, and administrative topics.
Pharmacy Education Series (Continuing Education)
The Pharmacy Department provides an education series to the pharmacy staff quarterly. Each resident will participate in the education series.
Residents receive appointments as Adjunct Instructors at the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy. Residents will have the opportunity to precept Pharm.D. students on their clerkship rotations. Also, the residents will participate in a didactic teaching workshop in the fall semester, then each resident will prepare and deliver one lecture and discussion in the spring semester to achieve a teaching certificate.
Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Residents will complete Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training during the fall.
The resident provides weekend staffing to the department every fourth weekend. The resident will be assigned an additional four hours per week in the evening shift to maintain an appropriate level of operational knowledge for weekend hours.
The residents will participate in the hospital's medication-related committees during their training. The following are some of the committees: Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Medication Management Committee, Patient Safety Committee, ICU Peer Review Committee, Nutrition Peer Review Committee and Oncology Peer Review Committee.