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pharmacy leadership skillsMany people think of pharmacy positions as task-related jobs, filling prescriptions and answering questions from patients as they pick up their medication. Even when pursuing a degree, leadership skills simply aren’t an educational focus for most pharmacy students. But many quickly realize that they really do need those skills and feel lost as to how to strengthen them. Luckily, all of the leadership skills a pharmacist needs can be learned and built right on the job. Whether you are in a leadership role or just need to exhibit leadership when interacting with others, these are skills you need to make an effort each day to grow and develop.   [click to continue…]

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creating resumeWhether you’re just starting out in the pharmaceutical field or if you’re a long-time pharmacist looking for a change, having a solid resume is important to landing the right job. It can be difficult to decide how to lay out your resume and know just what to include, without oversharing. [click to continue…]

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alternative medicine counselingNatural or alternative medicines are nothing new to healthcare. People have been testing and investigating how the gifts of nature can be used to treat illnesses and improve health since the dawn of humanity. There seems to be a shift in recent years that has stoked a new interest in alternative medicines, which has produced positive outcomes for many. The use of alternative medicines, however, can create some issues when coupled with prescribed medications. [click to continue…]

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Ways You Can Help Fight the Opioid Crisis

by pharmacy on May 9, 2018

opioid crisis counselingThe opioid epidemic that is sweeping the country is affecting everyone. There are problems in rural and urban areas. Abuse is rampant in both low and high-income neighborhoods. Addictions to painkillers that open the door to serious drug abuse may begin with prescribed medication. So as a gatekeeper to opioid painkillers, how can pharmacists help in the fight against this fatal epidemic that has devastated so many lives? [click to continue…]

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tough workdayNo matter where you work and what job you do, you’ll have some days that are easy, breezy, and full of smiles and other days where it might be more enjoyable to get a root canal than be at work. Pharmacy life is so fast-paced, and the stress level can be very high when things are busy. Sometimes it seems like every customer who walks in the door needs a little extra handholding that you just don’t have time for. When stressful situations and difficult customers have got you down, here are a few tips that can help you survive a tough day in the pharmacy. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy roles 2As we’ve discussed before, it is often assumed that all a pharmacist does is dispense medicines and ensure the patient understands how to take their meds. More pharmacists pay a big role as a part of a team to help a patient get better and improve their health overall. More medical groups around the country are making every effort to help change how patients view the role of the pharmacist. If you are looking to branch out or a student considering your future, read on to discover how pharmacists are working with other medical groups more closely. [click to continue…]

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