Pharmacists are experts in helping patients get the most out of today’s complicated medications. Pharmacists work in all kinds of healthcare settings, from hospitals to outpatient clinics to community pharmacies.
Pharmacists who work in hospitals:
- Work with doctors and other health professionals to make sure that patients get the safest and most effective medications,
- Perform important safety and quality checks on medications to make sure patients are safe from harmful drug interactions or reactions, and
- Talk to patients about how to best use their medications.