C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a small group (~ <30 learners) (4/4)

I prepared a teaching session on observational trials for the internal medicine team at Royal Columbian Hospital. There were about 15 participants in the session comprised of a mix of medical residents and students. This session was designed to be informal and highly interactive. I selected an article (a cohort study linking PPI use with … Continue reading C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a small group (~ <30 learners) (4/4)

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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)

C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a large group (~ >30 learners) (2/2)

On Friday I had the opportunity to deliver an Academic Day Seminar to the LMPS year-one pharmacy practice residents focused on sepsis and septic shock. This was the first full 3-hour teaching session I had ever delivered to higher-level learners. Overall I was pleased with the way the session went. I designed it to be … Continue reading C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a large group (~ >30 learners) (2/2)

C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a large group (~ >30 learners) (1/2)

I had the opportunity to teach a class at UBC. The class was an elective for third year students called: Introduction to pharmacy practice in acute and critically ill patients. I delivered a new lecture for the class on the topic of infectious diseases and antimicrobials in the critically ill. We focused on assessment of … Continue reading C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a large group (~ >30 learners) (1/2)

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)

C3.3 R 1-3: Review quality improvement methodology and participate in an ongoing quality improvement project

Quality improvement in healthcare is an effective, evidence based way of improving patient care and improving practice for staff. It consists of a broad range of activities of differing complexity and methodology through which healthcare workers develop, implement, and assess interventions and broadly implement those that work well to improve clinical practice. One of the … Continue reading C3.3 R 1-3: Review quality improvement methodology and participate in an ongoing quality improvement project

C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a small group (~ <30 learners) (2/4)

I prepared a teaching session on the therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of vancomycin for the pharmacy staff and pharmacy students on rotation (primary audience) at BC Children's Hospital. There were approximately 25 attendees including pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students. The session was scheduled at a convenient time (lunch hour) in an environment conducive to … Continue reading C3.4 R2: Prepare and deliver an educational lecture to a small group (~ <30 learners) (2/4)