USA (1): This term is not used typically in the USA; with introductory pharmacy practice exercise (IPPE) and advance pharmacy practice exercise (APPE) being favoured; sometimes also called “rotations” as students tend to rotate through several placement sites.
USA (2): Could be thought of in many ways but oftentimes this refers to placement of a patient following discharge from the hospital to home, skilled nursing facility, acute rehab, long term care facility, hospice, etc.
Rwanda: Similar to intern, but paid work with more responsibilities and less supervision compared to intern.
UK: Expert in their field/ excellence
USA (1): A pharmacy or medical postgraduate trainee with an emphasis on research
USA (2): Resident graduate who decides to further specialize in an area (ie: hematology, infectious diseases, transplant); seen as the closest point of contact in a specialty field- oftentimes managing multiple patient care activities as the same time
Rwanda: A student or recent graduate (trainee) who works to gain experience and work is not remunerated.
USA (1): First year medical resident/recent graduate from medical school; typically lowest person on the totem pole and POC for the pharmacist as they are the closest direct patient care medical professional