Vaccines and the Impact on Your Pharmacy Pharmacists as a profession have had the ability to vaccinate for over 12 years. Many states hopped on the band wagon and allowed us free reign to service the public. While others like my home state were late bloomers. No matter the case your pharmacist has probably administered … More COVID 19
The Name Game Names are especially important to pharmacists. We use them to identify, patients, drugs, insurance plans and a number of other things. Drug names however, are the hardest for everyone to wrap their mouth around. No matter how hard some people try they never seem to pronounce them correctly. Here’s the biggest tip … More Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacist
It Didn’t Cost That Much Last Month January for the pharmacy is never our favorite month. The first week particularly is dreaded by most staff. While most Americans are looking forward to a fresh start and new beginnings, your pharmacy staff has a different outlook. The new year for us signals different insurance plans and … More Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacist
The Name Game: part 2 In the pharmacy we see names all day long. In 14 years behind the counter I’ve seen some pretty interesting choices. There was L-a pronounced Ladasha and another young lady who had a whole sentence as her first name. The trend we see now are parents spelling more traditional names … More Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacist
I know I promised to write this blog post months ago and I could give you a million reasons why I haven’t but I won’t. I will tell you that life is messy and mine is no exception. At least the months in between gave me a few good stories. Today was another one of … More Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacist: Part 4
Normally I don’t mention the company I work for specifically. However, this week they were the next in line to cut hours and staff in the pharmacy department. The trend started several years ago. It was small at first with a few cuts here and there. The first major cuts happened at Kroger stores. The … More I Went to School for 6 Years for This?
After the last post I thought I’d share why I love my job. Sure I work some 10 hour days wait hours to pee, don’t get breaks, and get yelled at for things beyond my control but I love my job. Which I repeat to myself quite often throughout the day sometimes. Why you ask? … More Your Friendly Neighborhood Pharmacist part 2