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Pharmacy Specialties…. do I take the plunge?

Part of the residency is attempting to personalize the year to the resident’s interests. My electives will be exponentially different if I want to open my own pharmacy vs become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) upon completion of the residency.

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Poverty in Paradise

I wish I had known about this site before I moved to Hawaii.  It takes a salary you put in, the place you are moving from, where you are moving to, and then compares the biggest essential costs of living.

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The Wheels on the Bus…

Somehow, we went from Day 1 of Midyear to Day 4. That is the essence of Midyear though. It’s so packed with great networking, learning, sharing, etc, that there isn’t much time for reflection, sleep, or eating even for me.

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Anaheim, here I come!

I leave for Anaheim tomorrow to attend the biggest pharmacy gathering in the world. Yep, ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, over 20,000 folks networking, teaching, sharing, learning, ….did I mention networking? I am trying to schedule a gathering for the PSFEC

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Nurses, are you ready?

I have been talking with my boyfriend, who is a flight nurse with about 13 years of critical care experience, about getting more training and pursuing what he originally was wanting, certification as a nurse anesthetist. Looks like now is

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New Directions

Here I go. My first post on my professional blog. I really want this blog to be all about pharmacy, and at least for the next year, it will be about my experiences as a Community Pharmacy Resident on Maui. Currently,

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