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  • 1. Pharmacist BY: ISMAEL RAMOS CARLOS REYES BLOCK 3 1 Pharmacist
  • 2. What does a pharmacist do? Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer advice on their safe use. 2 Pharmacist
  • 3. How do I become a pharmacist?  Pharmacists must have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree from an accredited school. They must also be licensed, which requires passing two exams.  In order to do so students must attend a Doctor of Pharmacy program which requires applicants to have taken postsecondary courses such as chemistry, biology, and anatomy. Depending on the program you choose to take, you will need either 2-3 years of undergraduate study or possibly even a bachelor’s degree.  For most programs, applicants must also take the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT).  At a Pharm. D program you will take courses in pharmacology and medical ethics as well as supervised work experiences in different settings.  After completing a Pharm.D program(which usually takes 4 years), you must take two exams to get your pharmacist license. Pharmacist 3
  • 4. Will I get paid well if I become a pharmacist? 4 Pharmacist
  • 5. Work Environment Pharmacies and drug stores 43% Hospitals; state, local, and private 23% Grocery stores 13% Department stores 11% Other general merchandise stores 10% Pharmacist 5
  • 6. Work Hours  Most pharmacists work full time, although about 21% worked part time in 2010. Since pharmacies are open at all hours, some pharmacists work nights and weekends. Pharmacist 6
  • 7. Pharmacist Video  Pharmacist 7
  • 8. Job Outlook Pharmacist 8
  • 9. Why such a steep rise in the job outlook for pharmacists?  This is because a significant number of pharmacists are expected to retire in the coming decade, new pharmacists should expect good job prospects. Pharmacist 9
  • 10. Employment by State as of May 2012 Pharmacist 10
  • 11. Podcast  Pharmacist 11
  • 12. ANIMATIONS Pharmacist 12
  • 13. More Animations Pharmacist 13
  • 14. Do I have the qualities to become a pharmacist?  Personality Hits Personality Misses -Analytical -Lazy -Detailed -Unorganized -Focused -Uncooperative Pharmacist 14
  • 15. Bibliography  Pharmacist 15