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  1. Hi everyone! I have a bachelors degree in Chemistry and more than three years experience as a pharmacy technician. I was originally going to apply to pharmacy school (hence why I started working at a retail pharmacy) but I realized that it wasn't the right profession for me. I got licensed, state certified and nationally certified. Now I'm working at a mental health facility in the pharmacy department and I like it much better. I get to communicate with the nurses and doctors over at the facility directly and we help each other with the patients (with records, insurance, getting their drugs, e
  2. Is there such a thing as a Pharmacy Physician Assistant? Sounds kind of odd but I' m just wondering if there is something similar. I have worked at a hospital since I was in high school as well as working as a Pharmacy Tech. I would love to work as a Clinical Pharmacist or something similar. I am currently working towards my BSPS (Bachelors of Science in Pharmaceutical Science). I have been looking at a lot of Pharmacy Schools as well as PA schools. I come from a family with strong beliefs to not take out student loans and therefore Pharmacy School may not be a great option for me additionally
  3. All - Been receiving a bunch of requests from patients for help "concentrating" or "focusing" or "remembering" stuff. They all think they have ADD/ADHD. They all think they need Adderall, Vyvanse, or Strattera. I'm not an expert in this area, so these requests are really driving me nuts. Most of these issues come from a lack of self-discipline and structure, not a chemical issue. There is no quick fix. What resources are you all using to get good at managing these people with as few meds as possible? Andrew
  4. Here is a dumb question- Has anyone had difficulty with patients filling Benzo's early?? Of course you have. Do you ever wonder why? I have been scratching my head about this for months now. Here comes the bullet- This is part of a draft of letter I want to send to the state board of Medicine about a particular pharmacy's business practices. This is a HUGE retail chain pharmacy. All 3 fills were at the SAME location. This is the text from the top of the letter: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX February 11
  5. So im a senior at Ohio state university with a semester to go and a 2.4 gpa. my gre scores were 140 verbal and 143 quantitative. however, i have been a lead pharmacy technician at a highly recognized hospital for the past four years and was wondering my chances of getting into any pa programs. I no people are tired of answering these types of questions, but im getting panic attacks wondering. Please help! and any information on bettering my chances besides retaking classes would be helpful. im currently at the max credits for college.
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