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Pharmacy today is becoming an attraction to many so if your interest is service, medicine and science then this is the career that would suit you. Some years back being a pharmacist was not as popular as being a doctor but not anymore and we will look at why this is.
A Pharmacist is a medical professional who is qualified to prepare and dispense medicinal drugs.
3 Reasons for choosing Pharmacy
There are many career options in the pharmaceutical industry that you can tap into which include:-
1) Hospital Pharmacist
He or she is responsible to dispense medicines through the doctor’s instructions. In essence they provide advice on available medicine to doctors and nurses on dosage patterns of medication to be given to a patient and also advice on the possible effects of the medications
2) Academic Pharmacist
He/she is involved in teaching, shaping the career of upcoming pharmacists, guiding the students of the options that are available in the industry.
3) Community Pharmacy
These are group of pharmacist who use their knowledge and expertise to provide best health care to communities such as prescribing drugs, guiding patients concerning their health and distribution of drugs (general overall healthcare of patients).
4) Retail Pharmacy
These are professional retail pharmacists who are licensed to distribute medications in a convenient/drug store. Their role is to sell drugs to customers and physicians; in order for them to run this drug store it’s important to be equipped with business skills for efficiency and professionalism.
Best Careers Opportunities in Pharmacy other options include: -
Industrial Pharmacy is one which involves working in a manufacturing company in position of a scientist
Veterinary Pharmacy involves prescribing animal medicine dispensed by veterinary doctors.
Finally Pharmacy has a future so now that you have many options to choose from go right ahead. Good luck!!!
Posted by Ibi Ojoye (CEO PR Research) | on Mon, 05/10/2011 - 11:22
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