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Designed to provide a training opportunity for individuals desiring to develop clinical competency in the specialized area of infectious disease pharmacotherapeutics. Incorporates both outpatient and inpatient rotations devoted to the development of skills essential for the delivery of pharmaceutical care with a primary focus on infectious diseases.
The resident spends a minimum of four months as an active member of the Adult Infectious Disease Consult Service, providing services in both the STVHSC and UHS. As a member of the ID Consult Service, the ID pharmacy resident is responsible for participating in the design and implementation of appropriate therapeutic regimens, monitoring the outcome of therapy, assisting in the application of pharmacokinetic principles to individualize therapy as needed and in the provision of patient, disease and drug specific information to other members of the consultation service. A significant number of patients seen by the ID Consult Service are either cases of acute or chronic fungal infections, cases of infective endocarditis or tuberculosis and serious infections in post-trauma/surgery patients.
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College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
2409 University Ave.
Austin, TX, USA
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