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    Exploring Community Pharmacies and Their Role in Health Promotion A community pharmacy is vital part within the healthcare system when it comes to health promotion. Pharmacists are an excellent resource when it comes to educating patients with medication knowledge, and directing patients towards the proper procedure of taking their prescribed medication. On Saturday, January 20th, 2018, military time 1909, I visited the pharmacy section of a Shoppers Drug Mart located on Kingsway and Nanaimo in Vancouver

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    arithmetic used in pharmacies, recordkeeping, ways of dispensing medications, and pharmacy law and ethics. Technicians also learn the names, uses, and doses of medications. Most programs also include clinical experience opportunities, in which students gain hands-on experience in a pharmacy. Programs last longer and lead to an associate’s degree. They cover a variety of subjects, such as arithmetic used in pharmacies, recordkeeping, ways of dispensing medications, and pharmacy law and ethics

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    kinds of dangerous but often overlooked interactions, warned patients and their doctors, and sought alternatives. Eager to learn more about the profession, I took the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam after spending my winter break with Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice. I passed and began working as a pharmacy technician at Walgreens. It only took a short time to realize I didn’t want to be a pharmacist. While I enjoyed working as a part of a supportive healthcare team, I

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    The scope of the UBC Pharmacy Practice Residency Program is to provide residents with the structured, strong and varied learning opportunities needed to develop the scientific background, talents and professional attributes necessary for direct patient care roles and innovative practice of pharmacy. The program focused on institutional pharmacy practice and designed to provide residents with unique opportunities to practice within the variety of sites and patient care settings encompassed by vast

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    For my career choice, I have chosen pharmacy technician. Pharmacy technician was not my first choice, my first choice was to go into forensic, but then I realized forensic was not really for me. I’ve come to the conclusion that all I really wanted to do is to help people and be in a lab. I have always enjoyed science, so I needed something that would let me do what I love but also allow me to help out my fellow citizens. Being able to go into pharmacy tech at West Virginia Junior College is going

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    being dispensed at HMO pharmacy. The fact that rates of dispensing errors are usually low there are some additional progresses in the pharmacy distribution systems that need some adjustments. Because pharmacies dispense such extraordinary volumes of medications that even a low error rate can render enormous volumes of lawsuits totaling even larger sums of payouts. Research also needs to be done with dispensing errors in out-patient health-care sites in community pharmacies within the USA and Europe

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    I am writing to express my interest in being a part of the Pharmacy Technician program under the Practicum study. I have always had an interest in the medical field and want to pursue a career in that field. I’ve had an interest in cardiology and now am showing a great interest in being a pharmacist and believe that Pharmacy Technician is the best way to get the experience I need and the first level feel as I work towards a doctorate degree and pursue its higher position. I began to take Health Science

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    retailer Target Pharmacy and Clinic business for $1.9 Billion as stated by the company on Monday. This deal was announced right after a month when CVS Health entered into an agreement to conquer Omnicare for around $12.5 Billion Dollar. The current deal wasn’t a big as the previous, however the both are going to make a huge positive difference to the CVS Health. This will result in around 1,600 Target Pharmacies covered in 47 states will have their branded changed as CVS/pharmacy and 80 clinics

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    Pharmacy Personal Statement It is vital for one to acknowledge his wellbeing and plan his personal goals and intentions before pursuing a career. It was not until after my mother passed away that I acknowledged that ideology and became certain that pharmacy is a realm I should be in. My mother passed away from cancer and her life could have been more prolonged if she continued her medications as advised by her physician, however, the insurance would not cover her and my financial status did not allow

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    On September 2nd, I began my first IPPE training at Walgreen located in Springfield, Ohio. On the way to the Walgreen, I was nervous because it’s not only first day of IPPE training but also first experience of working at the pharmacy. When I arrived at the store, there weren’t many customers in there. I thought there will be lots of spare time during my work hours. However, I can feel that it was totally wrong after I entered in my work area. The phones never stop to ring, many cars are waiting

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    Medication History Reflective Writing Pharmacy Practice II Shaymous Juhnke As a student in SDSU’s pharmacy program one of the activities required to prepare us for real world pharmacy practice is to perform a medication history. Performing a medication history and reviewing it can be helpful to in acquiring information about a patents disease states, keeping an up to date record on their current medications, and helps prevent and resolve potential and current issues with patents medications. One

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    pharmacists, medicines. Such as: Healthwise Ltd (private hospital - 3.3 miles away), i2 Healthcare Ltd (private hospital – 4.3 miles away), Polmedics Ltd (private dentist – 0.6 miles away), Divinedentistry (private dentist – 0.1 mile away), Hill Top Pharmacy (private

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    Although there are more women practicing pharmacy than their male counterparts, pharmacy ownership is still mostly male-dominated. Owning a pharmacy is a difficult path, and only a few are brave enough to forge that path. One such woman is Dr. Jenna Clack, owner of Clack-Co Concierge Consulting. Dr. Clack started her business in Midland, TX after graduating from University of the Incarnate Word’s Feik School of Pharmacy in 2013. She has experience in bioidentical hormone therapy, compounding, and

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    Contrary to popular belief, pharmacists don’t just sit behind a counter in the back of the pharmacy counting pills all day. Pharmacists play an important role in today’s society as counselors and teachers, and anyone who has ever been to counseling or school knows communication is a key factor in these fields. Pharmacists must be fluent in all types of communication in order to be successful. A pharmacist’s job is to communicate to patients, healthcare practitioners, and the community vital information

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    Cvs Swot Analysis

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    leading pharmacy benefits manager. They provide clinical and pharmacy services in drug stores and retail stores worldwide. It offers a variety of operations from prescription management to walk-in-health services, and in store or mobile assistance to the consumer. The corporate sector provides management and organizational services to support the general operations of CVS. I. Determine the Firm’s Health CVS performs through two outlets: Pharmacy services and retail/long-term care. The pharmacy services

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    with information on public health, giving insight to the road ahead for pharmacists. While there are many things that I learned from the lecture, there were a handful of points that shined light on actions being done throughout the profession of pharmacy that I was not aware of. The first thing that I was surprised to learn was that CVS had taken cigarettes out of all of its stores a few years ago. This decision was made as a conscious effort to promote healthier living, especially because many of

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    IPPE Introductory Assignment Please provide the following information for each of the following pharmacy settings: A. Explain the role of the pharmacist B. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each setting C. Do you see yourself working in that setting? Explain. 1. Retail/Independent Ownership A. A retail or independent pharmacist typically provides a person with general healthcare advice and has the authority to supply a prescription or a non-prescription medication to the public. A retail

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    The pharmacist dispensed medications and chatted with patients, answering all their questions and advising other customers visiting the pharmacy. I relished in the extensive knowledge she had of the pharmaceuticals, while also being able to interact with her community and use her knowledge to help those who were prescribed the medications she was administering. Being a people person, I was

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    Ethnography Essay

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    Ethnography We all think of medical physicians and nurses whenever we feel the onset of the slightest cold, but there is another group of professionals that provide us with the medication we need: pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The main role of a pharmacist is to dispense medication to their patients according to the prescription given. Before this, they must ensure that they dispense the right drugs and make sure the strength and dosage of the medicine are appropriate, as well as ensuring

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    of approvals from relevant food & drug administration and the laws and standards that regulate the manufacturing, packaging marketing and advertising of different pharmaceutical products. It was then that I chose to pursue my graduate program in Pharmacy administration , as this would provide me the opportunity to achieve my goal of working for a reputed Indian pharmaceutical company in the administration department after completion of my education. I do believe that I am geared up to take up this

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