Privately owned schools and colleges of pharmacy**Read before the joint session of the Section on Education and Legislation, A. Ph. A., the American Conference of Pharmaceutical Faculties, and the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Indianapolis meeting, 1917
The Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association (1912)
AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION 267 not be given a more prominent place in the education of the pharmacist? More emphasis on this work in our colleges, better equipment and adequate time for instruction, will mean that our college graduates will be better prescriptionists. It will mean more young pharmacists entering business with the determination that no matter what side-lines may be introduced, their stores will be prescription stores. Better prescription service will certainly mean more
... certainly mean more prescriptions written; it will go far to correct the omnipresent evil of the dispensing doctor. The writer believes that as pharmacists, whether practitioners or teachers, we should spend less time in bewailing the fact that physicians are not writing prescriptions, and more time in preparing ourselves to give dispensing service of the highest possible order. kt all recognition be given by our colleges to the commercial aspects of pharmacy. Let courses in commercial pharmacy, store-management, drug-store accounting, and show-card writing be introduced and strengthened. The threeyear course should give time for these also. But let us not neglect to provide for more instruction and better instruction in dispensing.