I feel that I was ill-equipped for ‘real life’ in pharmacy school. Sure, I know pharmacology, mechanism of action, anatomy, etc. Thats all fine and dandy.
The doctor is an idiot, how do you politely say so without making him mad.
The doctors staff cant speak english, let alone say drug names. How to bitchslap the hoe over the phone.
You cant understand what the nursing staff is saying! How do you deal with this?
The patient is demanding his pain pills and soma early, do you fill or not?
Phonies, how to spot, deal with, and skills to collect the inflated cash price /before/ you tell him its a phony and the police are on their way (my personal favorite).
Stereotypes, so funny because the’re true!
Insurance companies, and how to enjoy getting bent over (or getting even) for that cost + 1.25 reimbursement
How to handle drug reps
Ghetto math, “is an Rx for 90 Soma tablets taken 3 times a day really a 30 day supply”?
Copies, Transfers, and getting even with Walgreens for leaving you on hold for 20 min.
The list of 1000 patient types that you all contributed.
Mind reading and crystal ball use
And Much Much More!!!
What I didnt learn was how to deal with dumbfucks, addicts, and retards that I see day in and day out. What pharmacy schools need is a class dedicated to “real life” pharmacy. Who else would be the best people to teach the class but non other than myself and the DrugNazi!
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