Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
Residents at St. John’s Hospital have teaching responsibilities at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. Residents may be involved in facilitating group discussions, participating in practice laboratory exercises, and evaluating students in integrated patient management modules. Teaching sessions usually range from 2-3 hours. Teaching assignments will be discussed during the orientation period and assigned during the course of the year. Residents also complete a Teaching Certificate through SIUE and complete a Drug Information experience on campus.
Effective communication skills are critical for the pharmacy practitioner. While the resident will have numerous opportunities to refine their skills on experience, the following experiences are assigned.
• At least one nursing in-service is to be presented during the Pharmacy Practice in a Community Hospital learning experiences. Topics will be selected in conjunction with the preceptor. Appropriate audiovisual and handout materials will be developed.
• The resident’s major project will be presented to the preceptors at St. John’s Hospital and at the Great Lakes Regional resident conference. The presentation is 15-20 minutes long with additional time allotted for questions.
• Each resident will present an ACPE accredited 1 hour continuing education program during the year.
Additional learning opportunities exist with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists.