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C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

Another one bites the dust! My last case presentation of residency *confetti emojis galore.* This patient was on my ward but not one I was following until I saw the confusing combination of daptomycin and cloxacillin. When I inquired with the¬†AMS pharmacist they explained why they were using it, but I wanted to look further… Continue reading C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

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C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

Time to tick off one more residency thing off my to do list: the BC wide cases My objectives are to: Deliver the information in a systematic manner that allows my audience to really follow along with my thoughts To speak clearly and slowly (usually I am a fast presenter) To be well prepared so… Continue reading C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

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C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

In PICU I had the opportunity to follow a very interesting patient who was being treated for seizure prophylaxis as per our protocol with levetiracetam following a traumatic brain injury. When I was assessing his meds I tried to not be distracted/swayed by the fact that levetiracetam was on our PPO, but rather consider why… Continue reading C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

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C3.2 R5: Reconcile a patient’s medications on ADMISSION

TP is a 13 year old girl who had a suicide attempt with a history of dyslipidemia secondary to quetiapine XR use for intermittent explosive disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and identity disorder. Questions at rounds had been raised around timing of medications (in relation to what patient described taking and what was on the… Continue reading C3.2 R5: Reconcile a patient’s medications on ADMISSION

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C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

Today I presented an interesting case about caffeine for post-dural headaches for an oncology patient. In terms of the presentation itself I thought it went fairly well. One thing I have been working on is to slow down my pace and I felt that for this presentation I was successful at speaking at a slower… Continue reading C3.5 R2: Prepare and deliver educational seminar to pharmacists

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C3.5 R3(c): Demonstrate skill in the COACHING form of practice-based teaching

Today I had my TMP/SMX student join me for our 4th shadowing session! Today I made a concerted effort to coach my student. I spent the first half of our session teaching her about TLS (tumor lysis syndrome) and the different types of cancers seen in pediatrics. I also taught her how I counsel patients… Continue reading C3.5 R3(c): Demonstrate skill in the COACHING form of practice-based teaching

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C3.2 R5: Perform and document a Best Possible Medication History (BPMH)

In our oncology patients it is very important to have a best possible medication history as their medications are constantly changing as their chemotherapy progresses. EH is a new diagnosis acute¬†lymphoblastic leukemia who was being discharged after her first cycle of induction. I conducted a BPMH, provided a medication calendar and discharge counselling for EH’s… Continue reading C3.2 R5: Perform and document a Best Possible Medication History (BPMH)