Why I Want To Be A Pharmacist

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Working in the field of health care is the noblest vocation I can imagine, and that is the main reason I want to pursue a career in pharmacy. What can be better than devoting myself to the task of healing people and taking care of human life, the most important thing in the world? Pharmacist is one of the most wonderful and needed professions in the modern world that requires total devotion, responsibility, patience, and a lot of skills and knowledge. Everyone knows an expression "cures one thing but causes another" - and in order to not let it happen, there should be professionals who know how various medications work.
Pharmacist is the second specialist after a doctor that a sick person can ask for help. The social value of this profession is hard to be overestimated. Modern medications have complex chemical structure, and it is
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My father, for example, has high blood pressure and increased cholesterol level, together with diabetes and gastric problems. Every evening he has to take a bunch of pills helping him to treat all those diseases - which to me literally means living on medications. I always feel incredibly sad when I see his medication box filled with various kinds of pills prescribed by his doctor, all to be taken on a daily basis. Once I asked my father if his doctor could decrease the amount of pills that need to be taken by him, and my father only laughed and said, "Oh! I do not mind taking all those tablets and pills, but soon there will be a day when you invent one pill able to cure all the diseases!" As unrealistic as it sounds, these words of my dad inspired me to strive to become a good pharmacist. And even if I do not invent one cure for all diseases, I will make sure I help people as much as I can - because everyone deserves to be healthy and feel

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