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Apothecary

Latin term for Pharmacist. Also, a place where drugs are sold.

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Clinical Pharmacist

Pharmacist who monitors patient medications in inpatient and some retail settings.

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Dogma

Code of beliefs based on tradition rather than fact.

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Drug Education Coordinator

Pharmacist who helps set protocol in a hospital setting.

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Formulary

A list of preferred drugs to be stocked by the pharmacy; also a list of drugs covered by an insurance company.

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Inpatient Pharmacy

A pharmacy in a hospital or institutional setting.

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Opioid

A synthetic analgesic that is similar to opium.

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Opium

An analgesic that is made from the poppy plant.

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Outpatient Pharmacy

Pharmacies that serve patients in their communities; pharmacies that are not in inpatient facilities.

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Pharmacist

Person who dispenses drugs and counsels patients in medication use and any interaction it may have with food or other drugs.

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Pharmacy

Drug or remedy

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Pharmacy Clerk

Person who assists the pharmacist at the front counter of the pharmacy; the person who accepts payment for medication.

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Pharmacy Technician

Person who assists a pharmacist by filling prescriptions and performing other non discretionary tasks.

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Protocol

A set of standards And guidelines within which a facility works.

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Shaman

Medicine person who holds a high place of honor in a tribe.