Pharmacy is the science dealing with collection, preparation, and standardization of drugs.
Pharmacists, who must earn a qualifying degree, prepare and dispense prescribed medications.
Also storing, and providing correct dosages of medicines, now usually produced by pharmaceutical companies as pre-measured tablets or capsules. They also advise patients on the use of both prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
Pharmacists work in a number of different settings to include: retail, hospitals, clinics, home health care facilities, home infusion facilities, long-term care facilities, managed care facilities, Armed Services, mail service, internet companies, public health service, veterans administration, local, state, and federal government, association management, community pharmacy, consultant pharmacy, pharmaceutical sales and marketing, drug research and development, managed care, universities and numerous other settings.
Pharmacists are considered one of the most visible and one of the most accessible health care professionals Pharmacists are regarded as one of the most trusted professions in the world. Pharmacy has always been an exciting and rewarding career and has recently become on the most pursued fields in the health care industry.