U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
Illustrative examples: Hospital Pharmacist,
Broad Occupation: 29-1050 Pharmacists
Minor Group: 29-1000 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
Major Group: 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010