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pharmacist

Description

Code

2262.1

Description

Pharmacists prepare, dispense, and provide prescriptions for, over the counter medication. They offer clinical information on medicines, report suspected adverse reactions, and provide personalised support to patients. Pharmacists formulate and test medications in laboratories, and store, preserve, and distribute them.

Scope note

Includes people performing local or national public health campaigns.

Alternative Labels

practitioner of pharmacology

pharmacy practitioner

dispensing chemist

pharmacologist

pharmacology practitioner

retail pharmacist

pharmacist

practitioner of pharmacy

Regulatory Aspect

This occupation is covered by the Directive 2005/36/EC (and its amendments) on the recognition of professional qualifications. Further information on free movement of professionals. To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences