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The Script is Rx relief's blog, covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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As a Pharmacist in Charge, You Need to Protect Yourself Legally

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

In 2015, a California Court of Appeals upheld a decision by the state pharmacy board that pronounced a pharmacist liable for the criminal actions of a subordinate even though the...
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More Young Americans Are Getting the Flu Shot

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Flu season is approaching once again. Pharmacists play a vital role in prevention by helping to educate their patients about the flu, which can cause serious illness, and even death...
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Ditch the White Pharmacy Coat and Have Some Fun This Halloween!

Posted in Fun Stuff

Looking for an interesting costume idea this Halloween? Tired of just throwing on a white coat? If you are looking for something a little more original this year with a...
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Pharmacy Job Spotlight: Oncology Pharmacist

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Like most pharmacists, oncology pharmacists have traditionally monitored and administered medications. However, with the accumulation of new knowledge, advances in technology and technician assistance, oncology pharmacists have taken on a...
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What is Specialty Pharmacy?

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Specialty pharmacy deals with expensive medication therapy that is used to treat more complex disease conditions. The medications can be taken orally or they can be injected. The conditions that...
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Preparing for a Retail Pharmacy Interview

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

Interviews are always stressful. You are being evaluated on everything you say and do. One way to reduce stress is to prepare as thoroughly as possible for the interview. The...
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The Opioid Crisis and The Role Pharmacists Can Play in Tapering Patients off Narcotics

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

When should you begin to taper doses of opioids being used to treat chronic pain? The Center for Disease Control has a plan of action for such a situation. The...
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Back to School Time. Should You Consider Going Back for Pharmacy Technician Certifications?

In order to become certified as a pharmacy technician, you must take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. The exam was established to assess whether applicants have the requisite knowledge to...
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Mentoring New Pharmacists

Posted in Rx Career Tips

Mentoring is an informal relationship between a senior member of the pharmacy profession and someone who is new to the profession. The role of the mentor is to help guide...
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Common Side Effects: Are TV Ads for Medications Causing You Headaches?

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Rx News

If you watch television at all, you have almost certainly seen advertisements for drugs. Many drug companies are now advertising directly to the consumer in an effort to establish a...
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