APRY2 Critical Care

The APRY2 critical care specialty is meant to prepare residents to work in Clinical Pharmacy Specialist positions (CPS) in emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care. Rotation will prepare residents to respond to a wide variety of emergent and non-emergent issues related to comprehensive patient care in an emergency setting. Outcomes for residents include:

[list of same outcomes related to critical care]

A sample schedule of rotations in the program includes:

Core rotations (24 weeks)

  • Adult Intensive Care Unit 1 (8 weeks)
  • Adult Intensive Care Unit 2 (8 weeks)
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (4 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)

Elective rotations (8 weeks) - Pick 2

  • Cardiology (4 weeks)
  • Respirology (4 weeks)
  • Nephrology (4 weeks)
  • Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
  • Poison Control (2 weeks)
  • Leadership (2 weeks)

Coursework (8 weeks, Longitudinal)

  • Critical Appraisal
  • Research Methodology
  • Statistic and Modelling
  • Academic Writing and Presentation

Research project (6 weeks)

  • Project Design
  • Ethics Approval
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Manuscript and Presentation

Vacation (2 weeks)

Orientation (1 week)

Teaching (1 week)

Please note that rotations are still being finalised and subject to change contingent on preceptor and site availability.