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7 best practices for pharmacistsEach pharmacy practitioner has a responsibility to advance the pharmacy profession. These seven practice elements can serve as both foundation and framework for that effort.
Opioids prescriptions: Are pharmacists waving white flags?Pharmacists dealing with Rxs for controlled substances have their lists of red flags and greens flags. Are they now showing the white flag, as well?
10 pieces of unsolicited advice for new pharmacy graduatesFor newly fledged pharmacists, a few solid tips on how to honor your patients, your profession, and yourselves.
10 reasons I’m still proud to be a pharmacistWritten by a pharmacist who has endured through thick and through thin, these 10 tips remind pharmacy professionals that they have plenty to take pride in.
Pharmacists by the dozenSome families run to redheads. Some families witness a series of multiple births over a couple of generations. But a flock of pharmacists? Would that be nature, nurture, or morphic resonance?
The good, the bad, and the gray areas: Where are your ethics?Kim Ankenbruck has a knack for expressing what many of her fellow pharmacists are thinking. Here, she tackles the question of how to practice integrity in an environment designed to punish the attempt.
10 reasons pharmacists should volunteer their time and expertiseIf it’s a positive return on investment you seek, look no further than your local free medical clinic.
E-Prescribing: The end of prescription errors? HardlyElectronic prescribing was supposed to be the savior of pharmacy. Things haven’t quite worked out that way.
Electronic prescriptions: Return to senderE-prescribing was supposed to reduce prescription errors by eliminating the problem of illegible Rxs. The result? Nowadays prescriptions are easier to read — and just as full of errors.
Flying into pharmacy (eyes wide shut)From reader Bill Tarr comes the second article in Drug Topics' new series, Pathways through Pharmacy. While the first signs of his professional direction may have come as something of a surprise, he rose to the challenge and found that it gave him a vehicle for the good life.