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Top Conferences for Pharmacist in 2019

by pharmacy on February 13, 2019

Attending conferences is a great experience for pharmacists in all aspects of the field. Whether you’re a clinical or research pharmacist looking to learn about the latest innovations or a retail pharmacist who would like to build a better network for job advancement possibilities, there is truly something for everyone. You can find conference opportunities throughout the world, all year round, but here are a few of our top conferences for pharmacists in 2019 in the United States.

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It’s Time to Chill: National Pharmacy Week

by pharmacy on October 22, 2018

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Let’s give it up for the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who make life better every day. This week on our Facebook page, we’re rounding up the ways in which pharmacy pros chill in between their busy schedules of helping customers make more informed decisions when it comes to health and medicines.

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pharmacy robotsNot so long ago, the idea of robots taking over jobs was futuristic and far-fetched. Imagining a Jetsons-like world seemed like something only in cartoons and sci-fi movies. Recently, though, through robotic automation and artificial intelligence, that world in which robots serve us is starting to become more real. Some pharmacies are using robots to aid in the dispensing of medications. This innovative technology can have both positive and negative effects on the pharmacy industry as a whole. Here is a look at some of the pros and cons of pharmacy robots. [click to continue…]

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How to Manage a Non-Compliant Patient

by pharmacy on September 26, 2018

non compliant patientPart of your job as a pharmacist is helping your patients to understand their medications and what kind of difference they will make in their lives. It can be concerning when a patient isn’t showing any positive progress or having the outcomes expected for a specific medication. For some, it might be a case of the wrong medication being prescribed. Or you might be dealing with a non-compliant patient who isn’t taking their medications or is taking them against instructions. [click to continue…]

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Social Media Best Practices for Pharmacies

by pharmacy on September 19, 2018

pharmacy social mediaIn this era that is so strongly driven by social media, it is important for businesses of all types to have a social media presence. However, just putting up a Facebook page and sharing an article here and there isn’t quite enough. While it can be lots of fun, social media is something that you should go into with an air of seriousness. It can be a wonderful tool to boost your pharmacy’s business when you follow a few social media best practices. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy crisis trainingBasic first aid skills are useful for anyone to have, but they are imperative for anyone who works in a pharmacy. From pharmacists to cashiers, everyone should know what to do in a medical crisis and be able to step in during an emergency until EMTs arrive.  Of course, when faced with a serious medical emergency, the first course of action should be to have someone call 9-1-1 for paramedics and an ambulance, but in the meantime, basic medical training keeps a situation from turning tragic. [click to continue…]

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