Posts Tagged
Pharmacy

  • A Free Conference For Pharmacists Who Want to Change Jobs

    The following is an announcement from my friend Alex Barker. After reading about it, this seemed to me TOO GOOD not to share with my blog readers. So here is the information. I highly recommend looking into this, even if you are relatively happy with your career. Great exposure to what your...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Thankfulness – A Good Drug

    The incredibly quotable William Ward once said that “feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” Not wanting to be guilty of such a crime, I wish to express here on this blog the many things which I, as a pharmacist, am truly thankful for at the moment....

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • The Anatomy of a Prescription LABEL

    Have you ever looked closely at and read everything on the label of the prescription medication you picked up from the pharmacy? Don’t feel bad.  You aren’t alone.  Most patients probably glance at the drug name and directions…and hardly notice anything else.  But you might be surprised...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Breaking News – Pharmacist admits tech worked harder than her

    Written in honor of all the great techs I have ever worked for…   In breaking news from a remote county in western Idaho a pharmacist actually admitted that her tech worked harder than her. It all began as a rumor, but word spread quickly and investigative reporters swarmed the little Idaho town...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Diltiazem Dilemmas – Why So Many Diltiazems?

    Having worked in the retail pharmacy atmosphere for over 20 years, and having trained (or ruined?) more pharmacists and technicians than I care to admit, I know that certain sections of the pharmacy strike terror into the heart of many young, eager professionals.  One such section is the...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • 11 Features of a GREAT Pharmacy Software System

    While the pharmacist and pharmacy technician are the most critical “pieces” to a fabulous pharmacy, the tool that is most important for them is their pharmacy software.  There are no shortage of pharmacy software vendors out there.  Many of them have developed great products and as such make...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Magnesium for Migraines

    hile there are many prescription options for migraine sufferers today, there are also many reasons why these prescription options may not be appropriate for all patients.  As such, finding effective OTC remedies is critical to our approach to dealing with patients who suffer from migraines.  One product,...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Confused by Divalproex DR vs. Divalproex ER?

    I’m going to begin a little series of posts, though they won’t be consecutive, on commonly confused or mixed up drugs in a retail pharmacy.  I’m not thinking primarily about drugs that simply sound alike or bottles that look alike.  Those are a concern.  But I’m thinking more...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Preparing for the BCACP exam – A Special Offer from MedEd101!

    Board certification for pharmacists is rapidly becoming a standard for specialization in any of the many clinical career paths for pharmacists today.  The process and study involved help differentiate pharmacists that want to improve their grasp of the pharmacotherapy for a particular type of health care...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Pokemon Go…To The Pharmacy?

    From what I’m hearing on the news about this new Pokemon Go app, pharmacies better stock up on band-aids and wound wash.  I haven’t played it myself.  But apparently it allows users to search for Pokemons in real life by integrating with the camera and GPS functions on their mobile phones....

    Author : Jason Poquette