Pharmacist

Pharmacist

A pharmacist is a qualified and registered health professional who hold a degree in pharmacy and who is
registered by the Australian Health Practioner Agency

The role of the pharmacist includes

  • preparing and dispensing medicines, oinments and tablets
  • advice patients on the quality use of medicines. ¬†This includes the safest and most effective way to treat their conditions
  • collaborate with medical practioners
  • advice the public and other health professionals about the optimal use of medicines including¬†
    • dose
    • drug interactions
    • potential side effects
    • therapeutic effects
  • provide primary care
  • supply equipment such as crutches and wound care products
13 November, 2011