US pharmacy resident’s top tips

  AS my first post-graduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health in Galveston, Texas comes to an end, I have been reflecting on my learning experiences in the past year. There are three important points that I hope to share with the incoming PGY1 residents in an effort…

Pharmacist pre-registration training in hospital – top tips

SO, a bit about me. I recently completed my pre-registration training in a hospital pharmacy and can now officially remove the ‘pre-registration’ part from my job title! This blog highlights some hot topics from my pre-registration year and I hope that some of my experiences and tips may help people who are embarking on the same…

Common enzyme inhibitors and inducers

 Inhibitors Isoniazid Cimetidine Ketoconazole Sulfonamides Fluconazole Alcohol (acute) Chloramphenicol Erythromycin Amiodarone Omeprazole Grapefruit Juice Sodium Valproate Metronidazole Inducers St John’s Wort Carbamazepine Rifampicin Alcohol (chronic) Phenytoin Griseofulvin Phenobarbital Sulphonylureas Smoking This information was provided by Team Pre-Reg, which provides a range of support packages designed to help pre-registration pharmacists through their pre-reg year and beyond…

Michael Champion…The BPSA is the future of our profession

  THE British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (BPSA) represents pharmacy students and pre-registration trainees and is one of the oldest representative membership bodies in the country. Now in its 74th year, the BPSA continues to work with a wide range of sponsors, stakeholders and interest groups to represent, educate, and entertain the pharmacists of the future.…

The perfect pre-reg pharmacist year!

  IMAGINE the scenario… It is your first day in your pre-reg year and you have slept badly because you are full of nerves and some trepidation about your first day. You have woken up early to make sure you get to work early to give a good impression. You have picked your best suit,…