How do you pursue a Career in Pharmacy?

There are many nuances of a Career in Pharmacy. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Pharmacy is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Pharmacy. I was Googling about a Career in Pharmacy and was lucky to find:

Dr Satheesh Madhav's take!

Dr Satheesh Madhav invested 11 years & 3 months in Pharmacy. Dr Satheesh Madhav has worked in Pharmacy as Director in Faculty of Pharmacy Dept, DIT University. In Dr Satheesh Madhav's own words, this is how Dr Satheesh Madhav got into Pharmacy: "After completing B Pharma from VL College of Pharmacy, Raichur, an M Pharma in Pharmaceutics from Govt College of Pharmacy Bangalore University, Karnataka & PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, I started my career as a principal. I have 24 years of experience in teaching & Research." Dr Satheesh Madhav has a profile in a very interesting format on:

Career Video on Pharmacy

In a video, Dr Satheesh Madhav has talked about various aspects of a Career in Pharmacy. Dr Satheesh Madhav started by explaining Pharmacy as: "Pharmacy is an art and science of compunding of medicines and having ability to invent new medicines for maintaining better health of society." The video gave me so much food for thought.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Pharmacy and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Pharmacy. Dr Satheesh Madhav touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Well Versed in Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biology or Maths
  • Physics
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Dr Satheesh Madhav then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Pharmacy:
  • Practical Skills
  • Writing and Reading Skills
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Observation Skills
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Communication
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Dr Satheesh Madhav believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Pharmacy:
  • Serve Society
  • Acquire Knowledge
  • Opportunities
  • Future Scope of Education
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Dr Satheesh Madhav believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Pharmacy:
  • Hardwork
  • Honesty and Proactive
  • Ethics
  • Innovative
  • Continuous Knowledge Updation

In the final section of the video Dr Satheesh Madhav talks about How a day goes in a Career in Pharmacy. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Pharmacy, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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This video on a Career in Pharmacy was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage can help you find your Career Objective. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

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