Why do pharmacists make so much?

A pharmacist does so much more. They make sure the pill in the bottle is the one actually prescribed. Drug interactions – some prescription drugs can’t be taken with OTC drugs like Prilosec or Pepcid – if they are taken together the medication may not work fully or only be partially absorbed.

What are the risks of being a pharmacist?

Ellen knows that there are numerous risks associated with being a pharmacist, and she spends some time reflecting on which of them are the most common.Dispensing Errors. Adverse Drug Effects. Financial Risks. Risks to Workers. Ongoing Professional Education and Feedback. Tracking and Reflecting on Errors.

What are the qualities of a good pharmacist?

Our Picks for the Top 10 Traits of Highly Effective PharmacistsGood memory. Ability to accurately interpret prescriptions. Detail-oriented. Is a business person. Serves as a front-line educator. Knowledgeable. Kind. Patience.

What skills do I need to be a pharmacist?

Pharmacists are in a great position to reinvent themselves because they have developed the following skills over time that are useful in many career fields:Management skills. Pharmacists are pros at management. Finance skills. Mentoring skills. Multitasking and efficiency skills. Communication skills.