Career Questions tagged Pharmacy

What is the stress level of a pharmacist?

Hello my name is Paitynn and I'm currently enrolled in job corps to get my high school diploma and study pharmacy tech. My biggest question is what is the stress level like in this profession and would you recommend it? Also were would you start major wise to get to the farther education you...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Active Dec 06 at 02:16 PM

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Posted by paitynn G.’s Avatar paitynn G.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Paitynn, pharmacy can be extremely stressful. A lot of multitasking. People ...

How do you think the role of a pharmacist will change over the next 5 years?

I ask this question because I am currently a pharmacy student at Western New England University. The role of pharmacists has transformed over several years from that of a dispenser of medications to a vital health care team member that protects and promotes public health by educating and...

#pharmacy-operations #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Julie Hamra’s Avatar Janna Afanasjeva, PharmD, BCPS’s Avatar
Active Dec 05 at 08:40 PM

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Posted by Alexa D.’s Avatar Alexa D.
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Julie Hamra | Director Global Vaccines Public Affairs at Pfizer I see momentum for pharmacists playing a more prominent role in ...

What are the requirements to become a pharmacist technician?

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Active Nov 13 at 12:54 AM

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Posted by Shauna C.’s Avatar Shauna C.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Shauna: I researched your question and found a link to ...

Does it actually need take a lot to become a pharmacist?

Like is the process to becoming one difficult? #pharmacy #pharmacist #medicine...

#pharmaceuticals

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Active Nov 02 at 01:50 PM

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Posted by Destiny N.’s Avatar Destiny N.
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Allison Kennedy | Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers To become a pharmacist you need at least 2 years of ...

What is the difference between biomedical engineering, medical research, and the pharmaceutical industry?

I'm interested in pursuing a career path in one of the above fields, so I would like some clarification as to what these specific careers entail. #biomedical-engineering #pharmacy #pharmaceuticals #medical-research...

#biomedical-science

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Active Nov 02 at 03:54 AM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Generally speaking, biomedical engineering is used to develop products, generally called ...

Is Organic Chemistry really a nightmare?

I'm taking Organic Chemistry next year and I'm scared that it will take many hours of studying for me to understand the concepts. Is it really as bad as everyone makes it seem? #organic-chemistry #medicine...

#pharmacy

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Active Oct 26 at 10:07 PM

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Posted by Valerie E.’s Avatar Valerie E.
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Sana V | Student Intern, Pharmacy Student, Pharmacy Technician My best advice is make a review sheet of the reactions, ...

what is the career scope in pharmaceutical industry?

i want to have my own pharmaceutical industry,is it a good option to make a career in pharmacy? #medicine #science #pharmacy #drug-development...

#drug-investigations

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Herman Liu’s Avatar Jason Cordes’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 at 04:27 PM

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Posted by sabiha S.’s Avatar sabiha S.
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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hello Sabiha, The pharmaceutical industry is HUGE. There are many roles ...

What are the possible career choices for someone who might double major in computer science and pharmacology or int. business?

I am currently learning AP computer science. I am still deciding what I like at the moment, but those three things interest me the most. I am not sure what my choices will be once I attain those degrees. #computer-software #business #pharmacy #international...

#international-business

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Eden Aygoda’s Avatar Leon Heckman’s Avatar Gail OD’s Avatar Susan Zaffarano’s Avatar
Active Sep 28 at 05:33 AM

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Posted by Hailin G.’s Avatar Hailin G.
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Eden Aygoda | Student at University of Washington Hey Hailin, here are some career choices I found;International Business with ...

If nurse doesn’t work out for me which medical field would fit me

After clinical in nursing I don’t find myself being a nurse would becoming pharmacist possible . Is there any other medical field that you cN suggest ? Thank you #medical #pharmacist #career-counseling #nursing #pharmacy...

#healthcare

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Teresa Bentley’s Avatar Angela Blackledge’s Avatar
Active Sep 24 at 02:57 PM

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Posted by Krystal N.’s Avatar Krystal N.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I mean I can't answer whether or not pharmacy is a ...

As a full-time pharmacist, will it be possible to balance work, a family, and an healthy lifestyle?

In the future, I want to have a career that I love. However, I also want to have a #family, eat #healthy, stay #active, and get enough sleep. Does working as a #pharmacist deter the possibility of balancing work, family, and personal health? #pharmacy #work-life-balance...

#balance

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Active Sep 24 at 02:38 AM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Kerry Cormier | Senior Advisor, Professional and College Relations at CVS ... Hi Shayna,I have been working as a pharmacist in a variety ...

Are there any places I can volunteer that would show my commitment to wanting to be a pharmacist?

There are a lot of hospices and hospitals that I want to volunteer at but I'm not old enough to yet. I want to start showing my passion for pharmacy and medicine now. What type of places can I volunteer at that will show I'm dedicated to pursuing a pharmaceutical degree? #pharmacist #pharmacy...

#medicine #volunteer

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Active Sep 19 at 02:44 PM

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Posted by Gabriela M.’s Avatar Gabriela M.
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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer You can show your dedication and commitment to making and reaching ...
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Herman Liu | Clinical Trial Management Associate Hi Andrew, I believe you need a bachelors degree to apply ...

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...

#medicine #nutrition #dietician #pharmacy

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Gilbert Chan, Pharm.D., PRS’s Avatar Kerry Cormier’s Avatar
Active Sep 17 at 09:05 PM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Gilbert Chan, Pharm.D., PRS | Pharmacy Operation and Regulatory Professional | Academic Developer ... I would like to share with you a link from the ...

What is the best major to take if you want to go into Pharmacy?

Would Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry be the best to take? Or are there other majors that would be better to take? #pharmacy...

#majors

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Active Sep 16 at 04:09 AM

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Posted by Jillian N.’s Avatar Jillian N.
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Gilbert Chan, Pharm.D., PRS | Pharmacy Operation and Regulatory Professional | Academic Developer ... Hello Jillian,Most if not all US pharmacy schools require the applicants ...

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Active Sep 01 at 12:08 AM

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Posted by Ivana R.’s Avatar Ivana R.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy QuizletsRecord your lecture (if you have a MacBook pro or a ...

I am interested in being a pharmacist. Does the job relate to technology?

Are the computers hard to work? Do you count it yourself?#pharmacist #pharmacy #healthcare...

#technology

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Min Park’s Avatar Felix Montanez Jr’s Avatar
Active Aug 29 at 02:17 AM

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Posted by Katelynn A.’s Avatar Katelynn A.
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Min Park | Pharmacist Yes and no. Mostly, being a pharmacist means handling/managing medications and ...

What’s the most difficult part of graduate school, and of becoming a pharmacist?

I am currently a senior in high school. I plan to earn my bachelor’s degree in Biology. At this time, I am interested in pharmacy as a potential career. I feel it would be a good fit for me. If I were to continue on the pharmacy path, I may begin my career in R&D and then work my way to...

#biology #medical-research #administration #pharmacy #graduate-school #college #pharmacist

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Active Aug 29 at 12:39 AM

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Posted by Kendall B.’s Avatar Kendall B.
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Min Park | Pharmacist Hardest part of pharmacy school is balancing school work and tests ...

How can we gain our concentration back?

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Is it hard to become a Pharmacist?

My name is Rachel and i'm an 8th grader at Pikeville Junior High School in Pikeville, Ky. I'm interested in being a pharmacist. I'm wanting to know how hard it is to become a pharmacist and is the hard work worth it?...

#pharmacy

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Active Aug 18 at 04:54 PM

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How hard is it to be Pharmacist?

I am attending college in less than a month and I'm majoring in Pharmacy. Is it hard? Is there any advice for me inorder for me to succeed. #chemistry #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#experience

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Aug 14 at 01:18 AM

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Posted by Steven A.’s Avatar Steven A.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hi Steven,Pharmacy is a great field. It pays well, gives you ...

What are the best strategies for finding and securing residency programs for after pharmacy school?

For pharmacy students interested in pursuing a residency program after pharmacy school, it can sometimes be challenging. What are some effective strategies in going about the residency search? #pharmacy #pharmacy-student...

#pharmacy-residency

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Active Jul 23 at 10:17 PM

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Posted by Maya P.’s Avatar Maya P.
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Elizabeth Forster | Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) will have the most resources ...

Is the outlook for pharmacy bad in the future?

I am a senior in high school. I have been looking into becoming a pharmacist, but not retail. My dad keeps telling me that I should not go into pharmacy because there isn't a high demand for it. Is this true? #pharmacy #pharmacist...

#career

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Active Jul 09 at 11:13 PM

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Posted by Rayann J.’s Avatar Rayann J.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential There are many opportunities for pharmacists to practice their trade, but ...

To be a Dietician, what certificates or degrees do you need?

I am interested the the field of pharmacy and lifestyle management/ nutrition. I want to combine pharmacy with nutrition in my future career. I am graduating undergraduate early so technically I will not have a major. I could get a healthy lifestyle management minor in undergraduate or look at...

#nutrition #major #management #lifestyle #certificate #healthy #dietician #registereddietician #pharmacy #foodscience #creighton #earlyassurance #healthcare #healthylifestyle #pharmacist #minor #healthadvocate

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Active Jul 02 at 06:59 PM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Alexa Welch, RDN, LD | Oncology Dietitian at The University of Iowa Health ... Hi Shayna!As of now, you need to complete an undergraduate DPD ...

Is there an area of pharmacy where you help people decrease or stop taking prescriptions by making lifestyle changes?

I am a HUGE advocate for individual healthy lifestyle management rather than fixing problems with a #pill. My #dream is to help people become their own health advocates. I want to teach people lifestyle modifications including #nutrition, #physical activity, and managing medications. I believe...

#management #lifestyle #prescriptions #pharmacy #society #medication #health #medications #medicine #pharmacist #publichealth #healthadvocate

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Active Jun 18 at 01:59 PM

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Posted by Shayna S.’s Avatar Shayna S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Shayna,I love your question!I think without a medical credential it's possible ...

Which companies are the best to work for as a Pharmacist?

I am currently a pharmacy tech and I am going back to school to become a pharmacist. I am also a single mother so flexibility in schedule is important to me? Which companies offer the best benefits and salary with flexibility in schedule? #pharmacy #pharmacists #benefits #flexibility...

#singlemom

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Active Jun 12 at 03:50 PM

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Posted by Laura W.’s Avatar Laura W.
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Cristina Medina | Senior Advisor, Pharmacist Recruitment Strategist at CVS Health Hi! Pharmacy is a great profession, and being a Pharmacist allows ...

Will being a certified pharmacy technician help me know if i would do well in pharmacy school?

I am currently in school to be a pharmacy tech and I'm trying to decide if I want to go to pharmacy school #pharmacy...

#pharmacists

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Sana V’s Avatar London Doyoung Kim’s Avatar Lynn Anyaele’s Avatar
Active May 30 at 05:13 PM

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Posted by Abigail  G.’s Avatar Abigail G.
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Sana V | Student Intern, Pharmacy Student, Pharmacy Technician Firstly, working at a pharmacy will give you a general idea ...

How long should i study for the PCAT to be ready for the test ?

I want to be fully prepared before taking the test! #pcat #pharmacy #chemistry...

#healthcare

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Active May 30 at 04:58 PM

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Posted by Daniela L.’s Avatar Daniela L.
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Sana V | Student Intern, Pharmacy Student, Pharmacy Technician It honestly depends on the person. There are some people who ...

What are the benefits according to future employers of studying abroad?

I am currently looking at a study abroad program which involves my specific major(Pharmacy), however, I am worried that not taking the rigorous classes on campus would make me less attractive to future employers. #future #student #pharmacy #study-abroad #medicine...

#college

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Active May 25 at 07:39 PM

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Posted by Trisha B.’s Avatar Trisha B.
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Madeleine La Cotera | Assistant Director of Off-Campus Study at Hamilton College It may be possible for you to get both rigorous courses ...

Best pre-college volunteer options for aspiring pharmacists?

What can I do to volunteer in high school if possible and what school is best for this career option? I want my application to be as strong as possible for med school, and that includes any experience I can get before applying for colleges, but I don't know where I'd start, how I can do it and...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Scott Lamb’s Avatar Allison Hollins’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active May 16 at 12:03 PM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development Its great that you want to volunteer while in HS! It ...

What high school / college courses are best for people wanting to go into Pharmaceuticals?

Hello! I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on which high school and or college courses could be best for me to take if I wanted to go into a career in pharmaceuticals, as next year I begin high school and want to make my chances as high as possible for getting into a good school...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active May 16 at 11:56 AM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hello,Take all the science and math classes available, especially chemistry. The ...

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