C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (6/6)

As a part of my ongoing longitudinal critical appraisal component of the APRY2 program I prepared and delivered a journal club and educational session on the critical appraisal of case-control studies. The study that I selected to review was the infamous Juurlink et al. case-control study from 2009 that found an association between the use … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (6/6)

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C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists. (5/6)

I prepared and delivered a journal club and educational session to the pharmacy department at Royal Columbian Hospital. The session was focused on how to approach and critically appraise a pharmacoeconomic study. The study in question was: Langham S, et al. Cost-effectiveness of take-home naloxone for the prevention of overdose fatalities among heroin users in the … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists. (5/6)

C3.1 R2: Prepare a clinical case presentation or seminar highlighting a clinical controversy (2/4)

I prepared and presented a clinical case presentation on the use of combination beta-lactam therapy to treat persistent MRSA bacteremia. This presentation was provided to the pharmacy staff at Royal Columbian Hospital. Please see the presentation slides attached below. Dapto + Clox for Persistent MRSA Bacteremia v1.2-compressed

C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (4/6)

I prepared and delivered a journal club to the critical care pharmacy team at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The article reviewed compared low-dose dexmedetomidine vs. placebo for the improvement of sleep and prevention of delirium in critically ill patients: Skrobik Y, et al. Low-dose nocturnal dexmedetomidine prevents ICU delirium: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Respir Crit … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (4/6)

C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (3/6)

I prepared and delivered a journal club to the pharmacy staff at St. Paul's Hospital. The article reviewed was the non-inferiority trial called SECURITY: Colombo A, et al. Second-generation drug-eluting stent implantation followed by 6- versus 12-month dual antiplatelet therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;64(20):2086-97. I was pleased by how this session went. To begin … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (3/6)

C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (2/6)

I prepared and delivered a journal club to the pharmacy staff at BC Children's Hospital. The article reviewed was: Schaefer MS, et al. Total intravenous anesthesia vs single pharmacological prophylaxis to prevent postoperative vomiting in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Pediatric Anesthesia. 2017;27:1202–1209. In my opinion this journal club went better than my last one. Instead … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (2/6)

C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (1/6)

I prepared and delivered a journal club to the pharmacy staff at Richmond Hospital. The article reviewed was the APROCCHSS trial: Annane D, et al. Hydrocortisone plus fludrocortisone for adults with septic shock. NEJM. 2018;378:809-18. Overall the session went very well. I made sure to ask the group probing questions to keep the session interactive and … Continue reading C3.1 R2: Prepare and facilitate a journal club to pharmacists (1/6)