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Pharmacists serve patients by providing information and advice on well-being

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Pharmacy Pharmacists serve patients by providing information and advice on well-being. They also supply medication to patients in need of a better health. A qualified pharmacist must go through a certain amount and type of schooling to obtain certain degrees; these degrees will make an individual eligible to become a qualified pharmacist. Many colleges and universities across the United States offer great schooling to be part of this profession. There are many reasons for people to join such an appealing profession to with benefits such as a great living. Pharmacists are experts in drugs developed to treat and prevent human diseases. They advise doctors and patients on which prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs, medicines and therapies are appropriate for treating certain health conditions. ...read more.


Students do not have to complete a formal pre-pharmacy program but they must have certain pre-requisites such as general biology, physics, and chemistry with labs. They must also be educated in areas such as math, humanities, communication, and writing skills. Once a student is enrolled in a pharmacy school they must complete at least two years of pre-pharmacy courses in college, graduate from a four-year pharmacy program, complete an internship; and pass a state licensing exam. These programs teach students to fill prescriptions, advise patients, and confer with physicians and other health workers. Once a student has gone through all of the schooling they will receive certain degrees. The degrees are Bachelor of Pharmacy, Graduate Diploma in Community Pharmacy, Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacy, Master of Science (Pharmacy), Doctor of Philosophy. ...read more.


I love explaining things and helping people in their daily lives. I thought to myself that being a veterinarian is not going to bring out these things that I love to do. My father thought it would be a great idea if I became a pharmacist as he saw all of these things that I love to do and the potential for me to earn a comfortable living. In addition, one of my brother's friends found a job as a pharmacist and works 8 hours a day 5 days a week and earns about 100,000 dollars a year. She owns a gorgeous apartment and drives a BMW. Through hard work and studying I am confident that I could become a successful pharmacist that helps guide people to a healthier and longer life. MLA Citation Page Book: Rayburn, William. Every Woman's Pharmacy. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby, 1987 Online Sources: iSeek Solutions "Career: Pharmacists" http://www.iseek.org/sv/13000.jsp?pg=13000&id=100153# Proper, Michael "Careers in Biology" http://www.d230.org/vja/research/science/biology/bio_car2001/student124/intro.htm# ...read more.

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