Rotation Experiences

Residents will spend approximately three weeks at the beginning of the year orienting to the Ambulatory Care Pharmacies to develop skills in the provision of services provided within these pharmacies. Upon completion of the orientation, residents will begin learning experiences in a longitudinal (6-12 months), extended (3-6 months), or rotational (1-3 months) fashion.

Core Extended/Longitudinal Experiences

  • Anticoagulation Case Management Service (ACMS): Established pharmacist run service for managing patients on anticoagulation therapy. The clinic functions under the use of a Collaborative Practice Agreement and is a billable service.
  • Geriatrics Assessment Clinic: The pharmacy resident will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will complete an extended rotation in the clinic for at least 4 to 6 months.
  • Long-Term Care: The resident will have to opportunity to work directly with a medical team to optimize the care of geriatric patients residing in local nursing homes.
  • Pharmacotherapy Clinic: Established pharmacist run service for patients seen at the Iowa River Landing (IRL) General Internal Medicine Clinic. It is a referral based, medication therapy clinic. Currently the focus is on the management of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. The clinic functions under the use of Collaborative Practice Agreement and is a billable service.
  • Drug Information (DI) Center
  • Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Inpatient Family Medicine
  • Inpatient Acute Care

Elective Rotations:

  • Academics
  • Allergy/Immunology Clinic
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cancer Center Clinic
  • Endocrine/Diabetes Clinic
  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • HIV/Virology
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Clinic
  • Lipid Clinic
  • Pain Medicine and Palliative Care Clinic
  • Pediatric Allergy/Pulmonary Clinic
  • Renal/Hypertension Clinic