Pros And Cons In Pharmacy

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1 To most people, pharmacy is just the study of medicine and their local pharmacist is just another person who puts pills in bottles all day long – but pharmacy is more than that. 3 Pharmacy is years of hard work in school, years of training to make sure one knows what they are doing so someone does not get the wrong dosage of a medicine, and it’s years of time spent researching with different medicines, trying to find cures. True, pharmacists do collect a pay check and work like everyone else, yet they do more behind closed counters than people think. Pharmacists prescribe prescriptions, administer medicines, instruct the public, deal with patients’ personal lives, and research new medications for patients. Pharmacy is a fundamental part of …show more content…
8 The day starts when the business opens; yet, one still has to be on call when not working. The situation is not nearly as dire as an emergency room doctor on call, but pharmacists often make two a.m. visits to the workplace to retrieve medicine for the parent of a sick child. 13 This is also means that one must be ready to leave any family barbeques or little league games to take care of business in an emergency. 12 Pharmacy is a stressful job so it deters many possible prospects away from it as a career choice. The stress can sometimes be overwhelming to some, considering someone could be severely injured by a wrong prescription. As a pharmacist, one must be willing to make sacrifices of personal and family time to help others who need …show more content…
Yes pharmacists make a lot of money, but most people get into it not realizing how difficult it is. Pharmacy takes a lot of hard work and dedication, with years of training to accompany it. Some people cannot handle it and that is perfectly okay – they just need to get out of it before they waste half of their life doing something they do not enjoy. There is no point to living life if one does not get the maximum fulfillment and experience one can possible achieve! What is the point of living if one hates what they are supposed to do for the rest of their life? Nevertheless, pharmacy is a wonderful occupation and one of my choices of consideration. Whether it’s filling a prescription in Walgreens or syringe with the correct medicine to save someone’s grandfather’s life in a hospital somewhere, pharmacists do more for the world than people think – all without proper

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