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DeShayla Taylor

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by: DeShayla Taylor Pharmacist You will instruct patients on how and when to take their prescribed medication and aware them about potential side effects they may experience. Education & Training Preparation for high school: References Do You See Yourself Here? Anatomy
You can also also look for favorably on paid or volunteer experience in the health care field. Education Requirements All Doctor of Pharmacy programs require: Taken the post secondary courses including chemistry, biology, and anatomy.
Have at least 2 to 3 years of undergraduate study.
Certain programs, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree.
Must take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT).
Programs usually last up to 4 years or you have a 3 year option
According to MONEY magazine, Pharmacist is one of the Top 10 Best Jobs in America! anthony, S. (n.d.). Retrieved from
Pharmacy Choice - Pharmacist Career Information
- May 12, 2013. (n.d.). Pharmacy Choice - for the Pharmacist, Technician and Student - May 12, 2013. Retrieved May 12, 2013, from http://www.pharmacychoice.com/careers/pharmacist
Pharmacist - Be Something Amazing - Building the
Health Care Workforce in SC. (n.d.). Be Something Amazing - Building the Health Care Workforce in SC. Retrieved May 12, 2013, from http://www.besomethingamazing.com/careerpaths
Month. (n.d.). Pharmacists : Occupational Outlook Handbook:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved May 12, 2013, from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Pharmacists.htm#tab-1 SC Colleges and Universities with Pharmacist Programs University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina
Presbyterian College
South University Fact Pharmacists give medicine to people when a doctor says that they need it. They tell people how to use the medicine correctly. This is my cousin Kenneth Mugin Jr., he has been a Pharmacist for at least 3 years now. Kenny became a Pharmacist so that he can discover a cure for asthma and eczema. He loves his job and he graduated from the University of South Carolina. Who? What? When? Where? Why? Who? Pharmacist work with: What Does A Pharmacist Do? Where do Pharmacist Work? Pharmacists work in a number of different settings which include: Retail
Home health care facilities
Home infusion facilities
Armed Services
Mail service,
Internet companies,
Public health service
Veterans administration
Consultant pharmacy
Universities and numerous other settings Why Choose Pharmacy As Your Career? Pharmacists are regarded as one of the most trusted professions in the world.
Pharmacists are considered one of the most visible and one of the most accessible health care professionals in the world.
Every day, millions of Americans walk into drug stores and depend on pharmacists for assistance and advice for their health care needs.
Pharmacy has always been an exciting and rewarding career, but has recently become on the most pursued fields in the health care industry. On a daily basis a pharmacist duties are: Instruct patients on how and when to take a prescribed medicine.
Advise patients on potential side effects they may experience from taking the medicine.
Advise patients about general health topics, such as diet, exercise, and managing stress, and on other issues, such as what equipment or supplies would be best for a health problem.
Complete insurance forms and work with insurance companies to be sure that patients get the medicines they need.
Pharmacists review the accuracy of each filled prescription before it is given to the customer. When? Pharmacists may be asked to work a variety of shifts, including mornings and nights 365 days a year. Taking care of patients that are sick does not start at 8 and end at 5.
Most pharmacists work full time, although about 21 percent worked part time in 2010. Because many pharmacies are open at all hours, some pharmacists work nights and weekends. Remember!
It is important that prospective pharmacists: Self Reflection Yes, I would be interested in becoming a Pharmacist. I would like to take up medicine. Being a Pharmacist is a great job, you are very educated and you get to advise people about the medication they are about to take. But the con about being a Pharmacist will be the safety of this job. Sometimes people rob the drug store for a medication that they are not even prescribed for.Pharmacists are the medication experts, they protect the public by ensuring drug purity and strength. All in all this is a really great job and you will get to help people. Salary Range Median Annual Salary $111,570 Per hour $53.64 per hour Job Outlook Employment of pharmacists is expected to increase by 25% from 2010 to 2020 (Faster than average) Like people.
Are good listeners .
Can communicate easily. They also work with Pharmacist Technicians . Thank You!
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