The time for figuring out our rotations preferences HAS BEGUN.
For those of you new to the whole pharmacy school thing, here’s how it goes. You do four years in the professional phase of the pharmacy program, and the last of those four years is spent on experiential rotations. These are 10, four week rotations at various sites where we’ll shadow a pharmacist.
And I already know three of mine.
Our electronic scheduling machine (I have no better way to phrase it) just opened this week, but I was placed with my special request for openings at the Cincinnati VA! I AM SO PUMPED. I’ll be doing an ambulatory care, critical care, and psychiatry rotation there!
And the reeest I’m not sure about. I think I’ll be doing one at Butler doing research, and I definitely want to experience long term care. Then I want to do some areas that I know I’ll never work in but I definitely want to experience, like cardiology and nutrition support. I’ve been tinkering with the scheduling here and there, but it’s due next week so I have to make my mind up!
I do know that my expectations are that rotations will be like Scrubs. And every preceptor is Dr. Kelso.
For those of you who are fans of Scrubs, I’m waaay more afraid of Kelso than I am of Cox. I wouldn’t be able to listen to Cox’s tirades for longer than two seconds. Kelso though? He has concise and heartless insults! (That show is so great and I think most if not all of it is on Netflix!)