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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Posted by paitynn G.’s Avatar paitynn G.
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Scott Lason | Senior Advisor, Pharmacist Recruiting Strategist at CVS Health ... Pharmacists are dealing with people and their health and therefore there ...

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 are the requirements to become a pharmacist technician?

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Active Nov 13 at 12:54 AM

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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 ...

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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Karen Kitchel | Community Volunteer You can show your dedication and commitment to making and reaching ...

How can we gain our concentration back?

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Joe LaFerriere | Product Technologist - Dell Solutions Excellence Center Ivana...I was raised in Dover and Madbury New Hampshire...small world.I believe ...

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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 ...

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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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 ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

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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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 ...

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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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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James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar Allison Hollins’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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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services Any chemistry classes will be good particularly in the organic area. ...

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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Teresa Bentley’s Avatar Daniel Moy’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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Teresa Bentley | NICU Nurse Manager at Baptist Memorial Hospital for ... Hi Krystal-  So many choices are out there in the medical ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

What are some key study tips or advice you would forward to first year pharmacy students?

The first year of pharmacy school can be a very exciting, yet scary experience. There is limited time to adjust and it can be difficult to immediately find mentors that are overflowing with tips and help. Overall, what is some general for advice for first year pharmacy students? #pharmacy...

#pharmacy-student #pharmacy-school

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Active Apr 18 at 02:30 PM

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Posted by Maya P.’s Avatar Maya P.
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Sheila Arrington, RPh, PMP | Healthcare Leader | Operations Manager | Registered Pharmacist ... Pharmacy school is exciting and demanding. My study tips are based ...

How can I pursue a career in pharm while also having fun in college?

I want to go into the medical field of pharmacy --whether that's PharmD or pharmacology, I don't know yet, I know that I'm in that vicinity-- and get a good job where I can make an even better salary. But I also want to live the normal college life and not live four more years of stress-induced...

#college #pharmacy

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Active Apr 01 at 01:01 AM

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Posted by Malina D.’s Avatar Malina D.
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Constance Topolewski, PharmD, BCPS | Clinical Pharmacist at Geisinger Medical Center Hi Malina- I am not sure where you are in your ...

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 do you network throughout college with people that can help you obtain a job after graduation?

Specifically if you are studying a health science related field, as I plan to study pharmacy. #pharmacy #pharmacist #networking #job #career...

#college-advice

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Active Apr 29 at 12:44 AM

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Posted by Amber C.’s Avatar Amber C.
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Stacy L. Peazant | Higher Education Professional | Academic & Student Affairs ... Hi Amber,If you're able, seek out internship opportunities. Sometimes faculty members ...

Is extra schooling worth the degree?

I have wanted to be a pharmacist my whole life, but am worried about the length of pharmacy school. I want to be able to work and make money, but I also want a family. #pharmacy #family...

#college

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Active Apr 28 at 03:44 AM

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Posted by Lilly M.’s Avatar Lilly M.
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Abdul Vaajid Rehmani | Pharmacist In Charge at Benzer Pharmacy Being pharmacist can give you versatile option as far as career ...

If I were to join the military for tuition assistance as an Asian female going for a Pharmacy degree, which branch would be more suited for me?

I've been thinking about joining the military for tuition assistance, since my scholarship will expire after next year but my degree is 6yrs. I've heard a lot about the hurdles that women have to overcome in the military, primarily sexual harassment, and I wanted to know if I joined which would...

#gender-equality #military #military-service #pharmacy

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Active Apr 25 at 09:43 PM

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Posted by Mei Wei K.’s Avatar Mei Wei K.
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Chermone Bunting | Document Management Analyst at Bristol-Myers Squibb Hi Mei, the DoD (Department of Defense) comes down hard on ...

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 ...

Is there any Pharmacist interested in answering a series of questiones?

I am interested in studying to become a pharmacist. I have a series of questions about this career and I need help. Is there an email that I can send these questions and get answers? Thank You. #medicine #pharmacist #healthcare...

#pharmacy

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Active Dec 28 '17 at 09:52 PM

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Posted by Moises N.’s Avatar Moises N.
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Elizabeth Lyvers | PGY-1 Managed Care Pharmacy Resident at Highmark Inc. Hi Moises! What are your questions? #pharmacy #pharmacist

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