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Non-Traditional Jobs For Pharmacists – Some That Are Outside The Pharmaceutical Industry

non traditional jobs for pharmacists

Roles filled by pharmacists have traditionally been either inpatient (hospital pharmacist or clinical pharmacist) or outpatient (community pharmacist, ambulatory care pharmacist). The PharmD degree is very versatile and there are many career options for a pharmacist beyond these traditional settings. Some nontraditional pharmacist roles are described below. Table of Contents Pharmaceutical industry  Pharmacists can work […]

Defining a Community Pharmacy


Community pharmacy is a type of pharmacy that is typically located in a retail setting, such as a drugstore or grocery store. Community pharmacists work with patients to provide medication therapy management, counseling on the use of prescription and over-the-counter medications, and other health-related services. They also serve as a liaison between patients, physicians, insurance […]

Thinking About Becoming a Pharmacy Technician? Here Is What You Need To Know.

how to become a pharmacy technician, pharmacy tech certificate

Being a pharmacy technician is a tough but rewarding career. Pharmacy technicians play a vital role in the health of their communities. They’re the backbone of the pharmacy, assisting the pharmacist with filling prescriptions and providing patient care services. Because the pharmacy is a fast-paced environment, the work can be stressful at times. Most happy […]

Can Pharmacy Technicians Write Prescriptions?


Pharmacy Technicians cannot write prescriptions. Only licensed providers such as physicians, nurse-practitioners, and physician assistants can write prescriptions. These medical professionals have what is called prescriptive authority, which is granted to them based on their years of training in treating patients and writing prescriptions. While pharmacy technicians do not write prescriptions, they are involved in […]

How Pharmacists Can Prevent Opioid Use Disorder

how pharmacists can prevent opioid use disorders (opioid addictions and overdose)

Preventing Opioid Use disorder in the pharmacy As the most accessible healthcare provider, the pharmacist is in a unique position to have a positive impact on the misuse of opioids and opioid overdose deaths. Many patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) may not have easy access to a specialty clinic, but they may have more […]

Florida Board of Pharmacy Approves freeCE’s Immunization Training Program

Florida approved freeCE Immunization Training for Technicians

We have great news: the Florida Board of Pharmacy has approved freeCE’s Pharmacy Technician Enhanced Training: Immunization program to train pharmacy technicians in the state of Florida to administer vaccines. This approval comes in the wake of Florida’s decision this summer to authorize technicians to immunize. WAIT! I THOUGHT TECHNICIANS WERE ALREADY ADMINISTERING IMMUNIZATIONS. WHAT […]


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