What Are The Best Blogs To Follow For Pharmacy Technician Students?

Pharmacy Technician students

Following Pharmacy blogs in an excellent way to keep up to date with the changing field of pharmaceutical science and for students to access information and resources to help them with their studies. To make sure you get the best from your Northwest Pharmacy Technician Course, there are eight of the best pharmacy studies blogs.

Med Ed 101 – Interprofessional Medication Education

Med Ed 101 is an excellent resource for pharmacy students. It’s packed full of case studies, board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS) information and other resources that you can use to supplement your lessons and improve your performance.

There is a regular turnover of posts from highly qualified contributors and Med Ed 101 has been acknowledged in the publications like the Wall Street Journal, Pharmacy Times and the American Journal of Nursing.

The Honest Apothecary

The vast majority of jobs for pharmacy technicians in the U.S. are in the retail sector. The Honest Apothecary takes a candid look at the pharmacy retail sector and offers advice on topics like faith, leadership, and OTC medications, as well as relevant news.

The Digital Apothecary

The world of digital pharmacies is a quickly growing one and The Digital Apothecary is an excellent way to keep up to date with its progress. There is a range of articles, for both the tech-savvy and the technophobic alike, that cover subjects like mHealth, wearable health devices, and pharmacy apps.

Pharm.D Mallory

The Pharm.D Mallory blog is written by a pharmacy student, for pharmacy students. It contains a range of articles covering what it’s like to study at pharmacy school, how to get the best out of your lessons, life hacks and how to look for a job after you’ve graduated.

The Blonde Pharmacist

The Blonde Pharmacist provides a wealth of expert BCPS resources for students looking for information on passing the Board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist exam. In addition to clinical pharmacy posts, The Blonde Pharmacist also covers a wide range of career topics and has some great advice on how to break into the pharmacy field.

Your Thyroid Pharmacist

Dr. Wentz, the author of Your Thyroid Pharmacist, is a sufferer of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is gradually destroyed.

 

Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s in 2009, Dr. Wentz’s blog is an excellent source of information on Hashimoto’s disease, how it is treated and how sufferers can learn to live with it, including posts on different medications and advice on how to get to sleep.

Pharmacist Jamie

Pharmacist Jamie focusses on the patient service and the blog has a large number of articles on patient care backed up by her considerable real-life pharmacy experience. After taking a career break, that she refers to as her RePhresh, the author decided to reach out to other pharmacy professionals and has been working with individuals across the states to truly tailor their programs to fit the needs of their community.

The Pharmacist Blog

Written specifically for those looking to move into the pharmacy sector,  The Pharmacist Blog is written by Paul, who describes himself as a “legal drug dealer, Blogger, YouTuber, and Videographer.” Paul uses his experience the process of applying to pharmacy school and now shares his experiences and knowledge with other aspiring future pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

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Written by:
Booker Chatman, CPhT
Pharmacy Technician Program Chair
A.A. College of Southern Nevada