USEFUL MNEMONICS FOR PHARMACISTS IN PRACTICE

Selling OTC drugs in a pharmacy can be tasking, but what is more important is making sure that you are giving the patient the right drugs that they need. Well, you cannot achieve this without having the necessary information. There are lots of things to remember and it is your prerogative to ensure that nothing is left out. But how do you do this? A mnemonic is used to gather information from patients based on the symptoms they present at the pharmacy. It is important to note that while mnemonics will help you keep the important information in view, it

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HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE CV

HOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE CV Pharmacy Bosses and Employers recruit new employees based on many factors that includes experience, professional skills and personality. However, the quality of your CV on it’s own can determine if you would secure an invite for interview or if your application would be rejected outright. FIRST IMPRESSION FIRST A poorly formatted CV can give the impression of an unprofessional candidate. An effective CV is easy to read, easy to understand and enables a potential employer to conceptualize about a candidate even before a physical meeting takes place. A clean black font, such as Times

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12 Steps to a Rewarding Career in Pharmacy

By Oluwole Williams, B Pharm, Pharm D   Sound academic knowledge alone may not translate into a successful career in pharmacy. The choices we make and the way we approach our responsibilities are also important factors. As new graduates endeavor to find their footing in the swirling tide of the world’s uncertainties, guidance from experienced colleagues can be invaluable. What follows are some pointers learned from life. Philosophy Put your commitment to public service ahead of your desire to make money. As a healthcare professional, you have people’s lives, health, and medication needs in your hands. Your intentions and the

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