Teaching And Experienced The Essentials Of Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy

883 Words4 Pages
Throughout the Fall and Spring semesters of 2015 and 2016, respectively, I actively participated, learned and experienced the essentials of Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy. The course comprised of three experiences: (1) didactic learning in the classroom, (2) hands-on-learning with a plethora of over-the-counter (OTC) products available in the laboratory, and (3) real world experiences counseling customers in the aisles of Walgreens pharmacy stores. The didactic learning allowed me to expand my knowledge of the variety of ailments individuals may encounter, as well as, the appropriate OTC medications that can alleviate and/or prevent those ailments. I pieced together how to recommend an appropriate treatment to a patient based on their characteristics and desires. Furthermore, I can demonstrate and describe the strengths and weaknesses of the products available. To further enhance my knowledge, the utilization of the products helped accentuate my abilities to recommend them to customers. I am now able to describe how they taste, and understand the simplicity or complexity of the utilization of different products, as well. The conglomeration of this information allows me to personalize the recommendations I make to customers based on their needs, characteristics and other important factors. Each additional factor that I learn helps make the recommendation more beneficial to the patient and assuages any suffering they may be enduring. Lastly, the most pertinent

    More about Teaching And Experienced The Essentials Of Nonprescription Pharmacotherapy

      Open Document