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How has pharmacist training changed over time?

Angela Green, PharmD
Ambulatory Care Specialist

Pharmacists continue to be trained on how to distribute medications safely, but training has changed in that they are now also trained to educate people about medications and disease states, while also ensuring that medications are safe and effective. The training and educational focus has moved from dispensing medications to consumer care.

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