Steps to the Pharmacy Profession 3 Poster Set for Pharmacy Windows

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Steps to the Pharmacy Profession 3 Poster Set for Pharmacy Windows

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Set of three posters for pharmacy windows titled "Steps to the Pharmacy Profession" printed in 1962. These "ethical displays" were designed and written by Frank Pinchak, a pharmacist from Paterson, New Jersey. Published by his company Professional Advancement Plan, Pinchak sold the posters to pharmacists around the country. He donated the posters to the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy in 2013. The main poster reads: "Education 5 Years: Pre-Professional 2 years - Liberal Arts Program, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English, Mathematics, Physics, Liberal Arts Electives; Professional 3 years - Leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree from an Accredited Pharmacy College; Interneship [internship]...under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in a registered pharmacy prior to taking state board examinations; State Licensing Examinations: Theoretical...after completion of studies. Practical...after completion of interneship [internship]." Side poster #1 reads: "Some of the specialized studies of the student pharmacist: Pharmacognosy - Drug plants are studied for their medicinal values; Microbiology - The study of both useful and disease organisms; Pharmacology - The study of drug action on body tissues; Biochemistry - the chemistry of the human body in health and disease. Plus...Many other laboratory studies." Side poster #2 reads: "Interneship [internship] of the Student Pharmacist - Prescriptions must be compounded under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Use and knowledge of surgical and sick room supplies is essential in pharmacy work."

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Poster Copyright undetermined. For more information or for high-quality reproductions, please contact AIHP: aihp@aihp.org.
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Image copyright Brian Silverstein, 2008.
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eng

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fpp-09-stepspharmacy-4

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Original Format

Citation

Pinchak, Seymore Francis (Frank), 1922-2014, “Steps to the Pharmacy Profession 3 Poster Set for Pharmacy Windows,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed September 28, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/240.