Posts Tagged: Pharmacy Staffing

Why Your Pharmacy Should be Using Social Media ::

About 240 million Americans use social media, roughly 75 percent of the total population. That statistic alone should provide enough of a reason for your pharmacy to have a presence on social media. More people than ever are using social media to keep in touch with the world around them and to learn what is… Read more »

Essential Soft Skills for Pharmacists to Have ::

The skills that pharmacists acquire in their training are called hard skills. These kinds of skills are more technical in nature. They rely on a stable, objective body of knowledge. They can be clearly defined and measured. In contrast to the hard skills, however, there are other traits that are classified as soft skills. These… Read more »

Do You Know Which Type of Pharmacist Has the Highest Salary? ::

There are many different opportunities for pharmacists in today’s workforce. Advancements in medicine and technology have opened up many new doors. But some positions pay more than others. Here is a shortlist of pharmacy jobs that generally have the best salaries, from highest to lowest. Community Pharmacist These are the people you see at your… Read more »

Signs It May Be Time to Find a New Pharmacy Job ::

You are feeling dissatisfied with your pharmacy job. It doesn’t excite you anymore. You feel like you are in a rut. Is it time to look for another job? Here are a few signs that it is time to move on. A frustrating work environment In order to feel confident in a job and to… Read more »

What Pharmacists Need To Know About Dupilumab In Atopic Dermatitis ::

Dupilumab is a drug that is used to treat the symptoms of eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that makes the skin dry and itchy and also causes a red, scaly rash. How Dupilumab Works The medication is normally used for adults and children over the age of six… Read more »

Tip of the Week: All About How to Wisely Use Leadership and Power at Work ::

Many people like the idea of having power. But they see power as an end itself, not as a means to a more worthwhile or widely benevolent end. Others, who realize the corrupting influence that power can have, are more guarded toward it, realizing how easily it can be abused. But to be an effective… Read more »

Pharmacists Role Due to Expand Over the Next Decade Due to the Pandemic ::

A recent study has confirmed that because of their accessibility and trust among the public, pharmacists are expected to play an even greater role in care management for patients in the coming years. The study is the largest of its kind, including responses from more than 3,000 patients, 1,000 pharmacists, and 500 physicians and nurse… Read more »

How to Prevent Error by Safely Administering Vaccines ::

Because mistakes can occur when administering Covid-19 vaccines, it is important that pharmacies develop processes and procedures for safe use of the medication. Causes for error range from inadequate training and confusion stemming from different makers of the vaccine to products that are not interchangeable. Other factors that lead to error and make the process… Read more »

Important Things Pharmacists Need To Know About Influenza In The Time Of COVID-19 ::

Many comparisons have been made between influenza and COVID-19 because of their similarities. This is due mostly to the overlapping of symptoms between the two illnesses. A Comparison But there are important differences as well. First of all, COVID-19 appears to be more contagious and more severe than influenza. The incubation period for COVID-19 is… Read more »

Learn How To Improve Communication In Your Pharmacy ::

Communication skills are important for pharmacists because they converse with patients every day, counseling them about the drugs they are taking, how and when to take them, as well as any side effects the medication may have. Effective communication is essential for pharmacists. Here are Five Ways to Improve Communication. 1. Preconceptions Don’t assume people… Read more »