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THE SCRIPT.

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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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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How Community Pharmacists are Reducing Hospital Readmission

Posted in Pharmacy Management Tips, Rx News

According to a recent study, community pharmacists play a significant role in helping to keep patients from being readmitted to the hospital. They do this by providing patient education and...
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Best Shoes for Pharmacists Who Are on Their Feet All Day

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

When listing the factors that are most important for a successful pharmacy career, shoes are not the first thing that comes to mind. However, comfortable shoes are imperative if a...
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Stay Stateside or Practice Abroad? The Five Top-Paying Countries for Pharmacists

Posted in Pharmacy Career Tips

If you are a pharmacist and interested in working abroad, you need to be aware that salaries for pharmacists in other countries are generally a good deal lower than in...
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How to Educate a Patient Who is Self-Prescribing

Posted in Pharmacy Industry News

Generally, over-the-counter pain medications are safe when taken as recommended. But people often get themselves into trouble when they begin to mix these drugs with other over-the-counter drugs or prescription...
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