C3.1 R2: Prepare a clinical case presentation or seminar highlighting a clinical controversy (3/4)

I prepared and presented a clinical case presentation for a patient who experienced a dramatic elevation in serum clozapine level secondary to an acute infection. This presentation was provided to the pharmacy staff at St. Paul's Hospital. Please see the presentation slides attached below. Risk of clozapine toxicity in patients with infections - handout

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)

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)