Is there a possibility for a pharmacist to specialize in nutrition or become an Registered Dietitian?
My goal is to become a #pharmacist that specializes in #healthy #lifestyle management , which would encompass managing a person's #medications along with their lifestyle and #nutritional needs. I believe that lifestyle changes can reduce and even prevent risk of diseases or health issues before needing to start life-life maintenance medications. I want to be a holistic pharmacist, but are there an opportunities like that out there? #pharmacy #medicine #dietician #nutrition
Absolutely! While most pharmacy programs do not have a combined degree program, you can take electives about nutrition during pharmacy school in many programs. In addition, you could focus some of your Undergrad Studies toward nutrition, and even get a Major or Minor in Nutrition, since Pharmacy School prerequisites are typically 60-80 Semester Hours.