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  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacists , also known as chemists ( Commonwealth English ) or druggists (North American and, archaically, Commonwealth English), are health professionals who practice in pharmacy , the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among other licensing requirements, different countries require pharmacists to hold either a Bachelor of Pharmacy , Master of Pharmacy , or Doctor of Pharmacy degree. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 48 states and Washington, D.C., pharmacists have flexibility in supplying the drug without a prescription to patients, or to their friends or relatives, according to the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations. (usatoday.com)
  • Pharmacists are uniquely positioned to identify those at risk and help save the lives of patients who overdose on opioids, said Talia Puzantian, a pharmacist and associate professor of clinical sciences at Keck Graduate Institute School of Pharmacy in Claremont, Calif. (usatoday.com)
  • Ohio Administrative Code, paragraph (C) of rule 4729-5-36 requires a pharmacist or pharmacy intern to complete additional coursework if his/her current certification does not include training on that particular immunization. (associationdatabase.com)
  • Over the last few months, the National Pharmacy Association has been collecting testimony from pharmacists all over the country about their role within their communities, and the responses go to show exactly how far above and beyond the call of duty that some of these extraordinary individuals have gone to help patients and, even, yes, in some cases saving lives. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Recently, it has become popular for pharmacists to receive a doctor of pharmacy degree. (kidshealth.org)
  • 5 The Board of Pharmacy Rules state that a qualified pharmacist may prescribe hormonal contraceptives to a patient pursuant to the "Standard Procedures Algorithm for Oregon RPh Prescribing of Contraceptives" ( FIGURE 1 ). (uspharmacist.com)
  • The clinic is unique because it's managed by a pharmacist, pharmacy students and an endocrinologist. (ucsd.edu)
  • This pharmacist-led clinic exemplifies the changing landscape in pharmacy. (ucsd.edu)
  • Hall is benefiting from a nationwide shortage of pharmacists, which has prompted fierce competition among employers for new pharmacy graduates. (latimes.com)
  • Exploring pharmacists' perceptions regarding influenza and streptococcal testing within a chain pharmacy. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To assess pharmacists' perceptions of point-of-care testing (POCT) and treatment for influenza and streptococcus pharyngitis in a community pharmacy setting. (bioportfolio.com)
  • They are not available for self-selection from the pharmacy shelves, and the sale must be made by a pharmacist. (medsafe.govt.nz)
  • You should expect the pharmacist to take you to a part of the pharmacy that is private before asking these questions. (medsafe.govt.nz)
  • You should tell your pharmacist about all medicines and other remedies or supplements you take - including those prescribed by your doctor, and those bought from a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop (including eye drops, nasal sprays, ointments, skin patches, herbal remedies and dietary supplements etc. (medsafe.govt.nz)
  • This is a great example of the future of healthcare with pharmacist partnerships in clinic settings," says Jared Cash, Primary Children's Pharmacy Director. (intermountainhealthcare.org)
  • drugs
  • Pharmacists undergo university-level education to understand the biochemical mechanisms and actions of drugs, drug uses, therapeutic roles, side effects, potential drug interactions , and monitoring parameters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pharmacists and doctors recommend that no one take a drug prescribed for anyone else or offer prescription drugs to another person, no matter how similar the symptoms or complaints. (kidshealth.org)
  • Community pharmacists support the idea of importing drugs from other countries to lower patients' costs as long as they are funneled through U.S. pharmacies, according to a study by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Michigan. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The shortage of pharmacists was fueled by several factors, especially changes in insurance policies and federal regulation of pharmaceuticals, which made drugs available to more people. (latimes.com)
  • Guidelines
  • The National Kidney Foundation supports pharmacists involved in the field of nephrology by providing continuing education, evidence-based practice guidelines, and access to clinical tools and resources. (kidney.org)
  • care
  • Increased numbers of drug therapies , ageing but more knowledgeable and demanding populations, and deficiencies in other areas of the health care system seem to be driving increased demand for the clinical counselling skills of the pharmacist. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the most important roles that pharmacists are currently taking on is one of pharmaceutical care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pharmacists are no longer simply pill dispensers - they're becoming a new type of primary health care provider. (ucsd.edu)
  • drug
  • Gale Dunham, a pharmacist in Calistoga, Calif., knows the devastation the opioid epidemic has wrought, and she is glad the anti-overdose drug naloxone is becoming more accessible. (usatoday.com)
  • She said both pharmacists and the public need to be better educated about the drug. (usatoday.com)
  • Pharmacists are required to stay up-to-date on the changing world of medicine and to take continuing education classes on drug therapy. (kidshealth.org)
  • This differs from emergency contraception, where the drug used to be obtained by prescription only, then could be dispensed by pharmacists from behind-the-counter, and finally become available OTC. (uspharmacist.com)