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What Career Paths are Available in Pharmacy

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From About.Com Health Careers, I’m given a quick overview of all the different types of pharmacists. I will only focus on the areas that interest me instead of researching several different topics that do not hold my attention. The first area of pharmacy I will research is retail pharmacy. These pharmacists are placed in stores grocery stores and other stores like Walgreens and CVS. Next, I will find information about pharmacies in a clinical setting, which are located in hospitals. These pharmacists work with doctors to determine the best types of medicine for a patient. After this area, I will look at the information given for nuclear pharmacists. These pharmacists have early hours as a result of these medicines not being able to sit long before being used. The medication they work with is the medicine used with digital imaging like MRIs and CAT Scans. The last area I’m interested in and will research, is home infusion and chemotherapy. This type of pharmacists help mix the medicines used to treat cancer patients.

Krista. "Healthy Berg: A Day in the Life of a (Retail) Pharmacist." Healthy Berg: A Day in the Life of a (Retail) Pharmacist. N.p., 12 Oct. 2012. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. .

For accurate information about a retail pharmacy, I will us a blog from an actual retail pharmacist. In the morning of first arriving the pharmacist will begin to fill prescriptions. This pharmacist does not only mean putting pills into a container when she uses the word fill, she also means labeling and billing the insurance company. Once the pharmacists gets more help from technicians, the pharmacist canmoveon to checking the medications just incase it...

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Krista. "Healthy Berg: A Day in the Life of a (Retail) Pharmacist." Healthy Berg: A Day in the Life of a (Retail) Pharmacist. N.p., 12 Oct. 2012. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. .

Santiago, Andrea. "What Career Paths Are Available in Pharmacy & How Do I Choose the Right One?" About.com Health Careers. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2014. .

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Pharmacists,

on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacists.htm (visited February 02, 2014).

"Career Search Engine." CareerOverviewcom Pharmacist Career Jobs and Training Information Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2014. .
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