Beth Lofgren, PharmD, BCPS

Beth Lofgren, PharmD, BCPS
Beth Lofgren, PharmD, BCPS, received her PharmD degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis in 1999, after completing a BS at the University of Tennessee at Martin. She started her pharmacy career in retail and has practiced in home health, long-term care, and hospital pharmacy. She has also been blogging as the Blonde Pharmacist since 2004, focusing on education for peers and provider status for pharmacists.
Over time, pharmacy is evolving into something different.
Jul 13, 2017 @11:24 AM
Pharmacists do more than just filling orders. They are the second check and sometimes the ones to find issues overlooked.
Apr 3, 2017 @02:16 AM
Securing a PGY1 requires pharmacy students to be prepared.
Feb 8, 2017 @03:42 AM
This article discusses recent changes in Medicare.
Oct 19, 2016 @02:40 AM
Flu vaccines are already available at many retail pharmacy locations, though the flu season typically starts on October 1.
Sep 22, 2016 @05:49 AM
Drug abuse has been in the news in a big way lately.
Apr 4, 2016 @06:45 AM
There has been a lot of debate about whether board certification should equate to or replace a pharmacy residency.
Mar 8, 2016 @05:15 AM
E-cigarette use among adults and adolescents has increased since 2010.
Mar 7, 2016 @04:22 AM
A cancer-related death has been linked to talc-based baby powder manufactured by Johnson & Johnson.
Feb 24, 2016 @09:00 AM
There are many online tools for help with calculating and other pharmacy-related tasks, but most of them seem to be no-brainers.
Feb 12, 2016 @08:22 AM
The thought of making an error that causes harm to a patient weighs heavily on my mind every single day.
Jan 28, 2016 @03:26 AM
Just about every day, the news is filled with claims of treating disease and curing cancer with supplements and oils.
Jan 19, 2016 @06:51 AM
Pharmacists do not become pharmacists just to dispense medications.
Jan 5, 2016 @08:07 AM
Are you familiar with these interesting facts about pharmacy?
Dec 22, 2015 @04:10 AM
A new year means a new start and outlook on goals for yourself and your profession.
Dec 22, 2015 @02:00 AM
One of the most common questions I am asked as a pharmacist is how to convert from one anticoagulant to another.
Nov 25, 2015 @04:55 AM
Why aren't the medical errors that happen during the medication reconciliation process in the hospital setting enough to justify employing more pharmacists?
Nov 16, 2015 @02:32 AM
Take this quiz to see which pharmacy career may be a better fit for your personality.
Oct 26, 2015 @02:00 AM
I have never met a pharmacist who intentionally set out to make an error.
Oct 8, 2015 @01:49 AM
Pharmacists need to bring more value to the health care table than functions that can be performed by robots.
Sep 16, 2015 @04:25 AM
CPOE is supposed to prevent medication errors, but it still has issues of its own.
Sep 3, 2015 @03:40 AM
A negative culture in the pharmacy can diminish morale.
Aug 11, 2015 @01:04 AM
Have you ever thought of rejection as something that can be used for greatness?
Jun 7, 2015 @05:21 AM
These are the top traits I look for in a pharmacy technician.
May 26, 2015 @07:33 AM
Here is a list of the things I wished pharmacy school required students to learn prior to becoming pharmacists.
May 18, 2015 @07:03 AM
Pharmacist provider status would open up many opportunities for pharmacists in a variety of health care settings.
Mar 10, 2015 @01:07 AM
Pharmacists are ready to take on the job that others have overlooked.
Mar 2, 2015 @03:50 AM
One of the most frustrating things about pharmacy jobs today is the lack of email etiquette at work.
Feb 27, 2015 @04:44 AM
Pharmacists can be leaders in their day-to-day activities, even if they do not have the title of department manager.
Feb 17, 2015 @02:45 AM
Essential oils are being used to treat everything from nausea and vomiting, to infections, to cancer.
Feb 4, 2015 @03:49 AM
One of the biggest impacts a pharmacist can make in the hospital setting is in the emergency department.
Jan 30, 2015 @10:18 AM
One of the most common questions from prescribers that I have answered in the past year concerns how to convert from 1 anticoagulant to anothe
Jan 26, 2015 @02:19 AM
Even a hospital pharmacist can be misinformed when it comes to vaccinations and the decision to vaccinate their own child.
Jan 19, 2015 @03:01 AM
There are many reasons why pharmacists should pursue board certification.
Jan 14, 2015 @02:11 AM
More needs to be done to decrease the number of distractions in the pharmacy.
Jan 5, 2015 @02:33 AM
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