CHPRB Accredited Programs
Alberta Health Services, Cancer Care Zone Pharmacy Department
Cross Cancer Institute
Benefits:Yes as per AHS out-of-scope employees
Vacation/holiday leave: 10 days
Education/conference leave: Financial support as well as paid education leave provided as per Pharmacy Education and Reseach Committee (PERC) guidelines
Minimum required credentials: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy & licensure in Alberta
Program highlights: General residency program involving rotations in drug information, distribution, administration and clinical rotations such as internal medicine, hematology/oncology, bone marrow tranplants, pain and palliative care, neuro oncology, pediatric oncology, and breast cancer. As this is a regional program, rotations may be offered at either the Cross Cancer Institute, the Tom Baker Cancer Centre or other AHS hospital sites. Residents must also complete a research project during the year.
Required Rotations: (duration; site choices): Rotations offer the residents experience in the cancer centres and hospitals in Edmonton and Calgary:
Elective Rotations: Chosen based on interests of the resident and the availability of the rotations. There is enough time allotted to allow for one elective rotation of 4 weeks’ duration. The rotations listed below are a summary of available rotation sites at the present time. There is a possibility that additional rotation sites may open up with the addition of new practice areas.
Type: Alberta Pharmacy Practice Residency Program-Cancer Care Zone
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