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Top 3 Cities for Travel Pharmacists

by pharmacy on March 28, 2018

best cities for travel pharmacistsTraveling pharmacists have been gaining popularity for the last decade. The ability to freely move around and explore new areas while maintaining the desired career is certainly something to get excited about! If you have been considering taking your career into the traveling option, all you need is at least a year of experience. The more experience you have, the more likely you will be hired. This doesn’t mean if you have just a year’s experience that you shouldn’t try for a travel job! Here are the top three cities to consider when looking for traveling pharmacy work. [click to continue…]

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FDA Approves Topical Antifungal for Toenails

by pharmacy on August 27, 2014

Jublia-antifungalIn June, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. announced FDA approval for their medication Jublia, or efinaconazole. The topical solution is approved for the treatment of toenail onychomycosis as a result of either Trichophyton rubrum or Trichophyton mentagrophytes. [click to continue…]

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California Pharmacist Jobs

by pharmacy on January 29, 2014

Take your pharmacy career to the Golden State! Check out the following featured assignments from RPh on the Go’s recently added pharmacy jobs located in California:

 

Eureka – Do you have at least two years of retail california-pharmacist-jobspharmacy experience? Are you an avid sight-seer? A nature-lover?If  you answered yes to all of these questions, consider an assignment in a seaport town located on the shores of Humboldt Bay. There’s no better place to explore the great big redwoods of northern California than in Eureka.

 

Santa Rosa – You’ll need solid retail pharmacy-jobs-in-californiaexperience and a “can-do” attitude to qualify for this exciting assignment located at the heart of Wine Country. Also here are ‘Peanuts’ cartoon themed-attractions, whose founder lived and worked in Santa Rosa for over 40 years.

 

Los Angeles – Your days as a relief pharmacist ipharmacy-jobs-in-los-angelesn the city of Angels will be unlike any other. You will be working in various shifts at various locations in a position  ideal for those who would like to earn extra income. Stroll the Hollywood hills one day and then embark in a shopping adventure on the next.

 

pharmacy-jobs-californiaPasadena – You’ll only need one year of solid retail experience and the ability to work as needed to qualify for the several open pharmacist positions located in Pasadena. Home of the Rose Bowl, this city also touts being named as one of the Best Places to Live in the West.

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A situation like the one that occurred at the Boston Marathon can happen anywhere. Being prepared to handle a crisis or emergency situation is crucial to providing care and services to those injured in a bombing, natural disaster, or other scenario where a high rate of injury has occurred. Keeping staff trained and informed on what to do in the event of a crisis is just one way that a pharmacy can ensure that its staff acts with precision and decorum in a crisis situation. [click to continue…]

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Taking an over the counter pain reliever can also treat anxiety over fear of death and the unknown after we pass on. Pain extends far beyond the physical, transcending a scope of mental, emotional, and psychological needs to be met and addressed. Research has lead a team of scientists to believe that acetaminophen can have a positive effect on things such as existential dread, fear of death, or anxiety over an illness. Being careful to address the needs of clients in trying times such as facing the death of a family member, their own mortality, or the suffering of a loved one is important. [click to continue…]

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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

by pharmacy on May 10, 2013

This May, we celebrate Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and with it we’d like to offer some tips and tricks to get your pharmacy and medical team members active in your communities. Raising awareness for these common and critical issues is more crucial than ever. May is also Celiac Awareness Month, which does indeed fall into the category of allergy awareness. Being vigilant about offering products, suggestions, and education to customers about asthma, treating asthma, living with a food allergy or environmental allergy, and how to raise awareness of these issues are just some way to give back to the area that your pharmacy is based in.

Events are a great way for pharmacies to network with other medical providers in the area, local television and radio outlets, and even students interested in the health and medical fields. Not only do these events offer potential press coverage for your pharmacy, but they open dialogue between professionals and customers living with asthma and a food allergy. Offering allergen free foods, a cooking demonstration on how to prevent cross contamination, or a book signing by an allergy-friendly cookbook author is another useful asset to any allergy and asthma awareness event held this May. Offering pulmonary screenings, an allergy checklist, or another type of survey can also be useful. Offering literature identifying common asthma triggers such as smoke or improper ventilation, or food allergens from exposure to gluten, soy, nuts, dairy, and shellfish can be helpful. Often, patients will not recognize symptoms of asthma or an allergy/food sensitivity, believing it to be common pollen allergies or an upset stomach. Press kits and further reading can be helpful in aiding customers in scheduling follow up appointments with their primary care physician if necessary.

Recruiting local sponsors to help with an allergy or asthma awareness event is also helpful. More and more local food vendors are cooking without gluten, and ship nationwide. Many grocers offer a gluten free food section, and there are ways of eating that eliminate soy, dairy, wheat, legumes, and more. Offering information into these eating plans, along with a grocery list or coupons from a local grocer or baker is a way to get the community involved. Having tables where gluten free or allergen aware chefs and bakers can market their goods is a wonderful first step toward raising awareness of not only celiac disease, but other common food allergies such as those to shellfish.

Finding businesses in your community to tell their story is key. Keeping connections local and making sure to have staff on hand to answer questions and field customer inquiries is important to the success of any event. How has your pharmacy addressed asthma and allergy awareness even when it is not May? What are some things that you have found helpful to draw customer’s attention to a healthier lifestyle or easier breathing? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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