Pharmacist ppt

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Pharmacist ppt

  1. 1. By: Daniela Flores & Alex Franco *
  2. 2. * *The formal definition of a pharmacist is, a person who is professionally qualified to prepare and dispense medicinal drugs.
  3. 3. * *Pharmacist dispense medications, monitor patients health, and make sure that drugs do not interact in a harmful way. *They are drug experts ultimately concerned about their patients’ health and wellness.
  4. 4. * *Cure disease *Eliminate/reduce symptoms *Prevent/Diagnose disease *Get rid of or slow the disease process *They are committed to public service for people’s health
  5. 5. * *Pharmacist make about $35,000 which is more than the average physical therapist, and approximately $47,440 more than a registered nurse.
  6. 6. * *Pharmacists usually start with two years of professional study at a college or university before beginning a Doctor of Pharmacy program at a college of pharmacy that usually takes 4 years to finish. *Some get a master’s degree in business administration or public-health component. *They are all required a license to practice pharmacy and a specific number of hours spent working there.
  7. 7. * • The highest-paid in the profession in California are near the metropolitan areas of El Centro, Napa, and Santa Cruz. • The annual median wage of a pharmacist working in El Centro, CA is $163,410, which is about $50,020 more than the average pay in this profession. • In Napa, CA it is $140,230, which is $26,840 more than the average pay in the profession. • in Santa Cruz, CA it is $140,220, which is $26,830 more than the average pay in the profession.
  8. 8. * *http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oG_WF_qZ- 6w
  9. 9. * http://www.pediacast.org/listen-now/
  10. 10. * 10.Pharmacist Jobs in the U.S.
  11. 11. * *Pharmacists are experts in medicine. In a pharmacist job, you’ll fill prescriptions, customize mixed medicines, help doctors decide which medications to use, keep patients from taking multiple drugs that interact badly and educate consumers about how to use medications safely.
  12. 12. * *Pharmacist jobs are found in a variety of settings: Retail pharmacists work in stores, where they may also handle business tasks. *Clinical pharmacists work in hospitals or other types of healthcare facilities where they help care for patients. *Consultant pharmacists work for healthcare and insurance organizations where they try to increase efficiency and assist clients who use medicine to manage chronic illness or disease. *Pharmacy professors work in postsecondary schools to prepare the next generation for pharmacist careers.
  13. 13. * *Pharmacist job opportunities will rise 25 percent from 2010 to 2020. That’s faster than the average for all jobs. * The reason for that growth is that the aging Baby Boom generation will increasingly need medications at the same time that many pharmacists will be retiring. *Pharmacist jobs are not evenly distributed around the country. States with the highest populations of older people have the greatest demand for pharmacists. *About one in five pharmacists works part time and more than a third are older than 55.
  14. 14. *Ohio State University *Purdue University *University of Arizona *University of California – San Francisco *University of Illinois – Chicago *University of Iowa *University of Kentucky *University of Michigan *University of North Carolina *University of Southern California *
  15. 15. * *"Education Career Articles." Education Career Articles RSS. Higher Education Articles, 12 Feb. 2013. Web. 19 Sept. 2013. *"Pharmacist." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 19 Sept. 2013. Web. 19 Sept. 2013. *"Summary." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 29 Mar. 2012. Web. 19 Sept. 2013. *"Pharmacist." Job Overview. Kirk Shinkle, n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2013.

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