Neurosurgical Critical Care is an elective learning experience. The resident will round with the neurosurgical critical care team in the Neurosurgical Critical Care area of Capital Health Regional Medical Center. The teaching team includes the neurosurgeon and neurosurgical physician assistants. Other disciplines on the team include the clinical pharmacy specialist, respiratory therapist, case management, social worker, charge nurse, and primary nurse for patient.
Infectious disease elective allows the resident to collaborate directly with the infectious disease pharmacist and physician specialists to follow patients and participate prospectively in the care of these patients on a daily basis. Focus is put on evaluating, designing and monitoring therapy for infectious diseases.
Surgical Care is designed to allow the resident to learn to manage acute and/or critical care needs of postoperative patients. The resident will round with Surgical Trauma and Acute Resuscitative Services care team consisting of a surgical intensivist, physician assistants (PA) as well as clinical pharmacist. Other disciplines on rounds may include, but is not limited to, PA students, respiratory therapist, case management, social worker, charge nurse, and the primary nurse caring for the patient.
Residents will work alongside unit-based pharmacists to facilitate provision of medications to patients in the Emergency Department. Services provided are acute patient care pharmaceutical services, medication histories, order evaluation and patient counseling. The primary focus is transitional care aspects of pharmacy services within the emergency department and pediatric care services.
Additional Elective Rotation Selections
Possible upon individual discussion with the program and in conjunction with pharmacy services provided at Capital Health.