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Career pharmacy


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Career pharmacy

  1. 1. Pharmacy<br />RanaMoustafa<br />
  2. 2. What Do Pharmacists Do?<br />Specialize in dispensing drugs prescribed by physicians.<br />Provide information to patients about their side effects and use.<br />Pharmacists must understand the composition of medicines, as well as the laws that regulate their manufacture and sale.<br />Order and store medicines, keeping them safe, pure, and effective.<br />Required by law to maintain records of the drugs they handle.<br />
  3. 3. Types of Pharmacists<br />Ambulatory-visit inpatients in hospitals<br />Clinical-work in clinics of private practices or hospitals<br />Retail-community chain pharmacy<br />Government-U.S food and/or drug public health services<br />Home Care-work with ill people in homes<br />
  4. 4. Continued<br />Academic-teachers <br />Hospital-main hospital pharmacy<br />Research-researchers<br />Industrial-drug companies<br />Nuclear-work with nuclear medicine<br />Independent-own a pharmacy<br />
  5. 5. Work Schedules<br />Early Shift (6 a.m.–4:30 p.m. or 7 a.m.–5:30 p.m. or 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m.)<br />Late Shift (10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. or 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. or noon–10:30 p.m.)<br />Very flexible<br />
  6. 6. How Will I Get There?<br />Pharmacy schools throughout the U.S have highly competitive admissions. <br />Pharmacy evaluate student applications based on:<br /><ul><li>Overall GPA, science and math GPA
  7. 7. PCAT (Pharmacy College Admissions Test) scores
  8. 8. Community service, pharmacy work experience
  9. 9. Interview</li></li></ul><li>Licenses/Certifications<br />All 50 states require a state’s license exam to practice. <br /><ul><li>Pharmacists must pass exam after completing pharmacy school in order to be able to start working.</li></li></ul><li>Salaries<br />Popular Employers<br /><ul><li>CVS/Pharmacy $70,000-$115,642
  10. 10. Walgreen Co. $80,673-$103,192
  11. 11. Rite Aid Pharmacy $70,377-$113,200
  12. 12. Wal-Mart Pharmacy $61,042-$121,512
  13. 13. Popular Industries
  14. 14. Pharmacy $85,370-$113,132
  15. 15. Hospital $82,892-$112,662
  16. 16. Pharmaceuticals $80,075-$110,751
  17. 17. Health Care $83,706-$112,671
  18. 18. Retail $81,735-$112,153</li></li></ul><li>References<br />College of Pharmacy- University of Iowa. We. 09 May 2011.<br />“How to Become a Pharmacist- WikiHow.” WikiHow – The How-to Manual That You Can Edit. Web. 09 May 2011.<br />“Pharmacist Salary- Pharmacist Salaries - Average Salary for Pharmacist – Payscale.” PayScale – Salary Comparison, Salary Survey, Search Wages. Web. 09 May 2011.<br />