5 Pharmacy Apps You Need to Know

by pharmacy on August 15, 2018

pharmacy appsIn this highly technological era, it seems that there is an app for everything. Within the pharmacy, there are many phone apps that can provide useful information with just a few simple taps of a screen, letting you save time when counseling patients, tracking medication deliveries, and even communicating more clearly with your patients. Much of the information you can find on your computer or in massive manuals is accessible on your phone or tablet device. Take a look at some of these apps and see how they can help make your life a little easier. [click to continue…]

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Preparing for Your First Travel Pharmacy Job

by pharmacy on August 8, 2018

first travel pharmacy jobCongratulations! You’ve just landed your first job as a travel pharmacist! You’ve received your assignment in an exciting new location and you’re ready to pack your bags and hit the road. Right? Not so fast! Preparing for your first travel pharmacy job takes a little bit of work. You’ll want to be sure that you have everything in order before you head out on your first assignment. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy managerAdvancing to become a pharmacy manager is a goal that many new pharmacists set when starting down their career path. Some find their way to the top quickly, while others never seem to be able to reach the position they so desire. What is it that makes a good pharmacy manager? What skills should you demonstrate to help you on your way to the promotion you want? While that answer is just a little different in every company, here are five traits every pharmacy manager should have. [click to continue…]

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pharmacist trust patientsAs in all medical professions, building trust with those you serve is one of the biggest responsibilities of a pharmacist. As a leader in the pharmacy, you must ensure that your entire team is doing their part to create a solid reputation for your company as a knowledgeable, friendly, caring corporation that has the community’s best interests in mind. Though there are a lot of ways to build trust with your patients, here are five simple things you can start to today that will help you to establish trust with current patients and those new to your pharmacy. [click to continue…]

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filling prescriptionsRecently, a pharmacist made national news after refusing to fill a prescription for a patient. In this particular situation, the drug in question was being used in lieu of a D&C to end a failed pregnancy. The physician, stating personal beliefs, refused to dispense the prescribed medication. In this particular case, he was within his rights in his state of employment and within the policies of his employer. The woman’s prescription was transferred to another location to be filled. This case has left a lot of people wondering when it is acceptable to refuse to fill a prescription. The answer to that question is a little complicated. [click to continue…]

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Pharmacy Job Search – Getting Started

by pharmacy on July 11, 2018

pharmacy job searchWhen you’re just starting out as a pharmacist, getting ready for your first job search can seem a daunting task. There is so much to think about as you move toward the beginning of your career. You want to get off on the right foot and make the best choices to gain experience, so you’ll want to prepare carefully. These tips can help you find and land a great job, right from the beginning of your first pharmacy job search. [click to continue…]

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