A Prescription for Retail Pharmacy

  • by Jean-Marc Bovee
  • Narrated by Jean-Marc Bovee
  • 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Have you ever wondered what your friendly neighborhood pharmacist is really thinking behind that pharmacy counter? If so, look no further. A Prescription for Retail Pharmacy offers an honest, politically incorrect, no-holds-barred look at the inner workings of the world of retail pharmacy. Pharmacist Jean-Marc Bovee answers all of your pharmacy-related questions and discusses real-life situations, problems, and solutions.
If you are a patient, gain a better understanding of how a pharmacy functions; if you are a health care provider, learn how to better communicate with retail pharmacists. A Prescription for Retail Pharmacy provides helpful advice for those already working behind the counter, as well. Explore what is expected of pharmacy technicians and new techniques for pharmacists to use in handling the typical problems they encounter.
Whether your problems are in front of the counter or behind it, A Prescription for Retail Pharmacy provides the cure!

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This book is an insult to the reader

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Another writer, another narrator.


Has A Prescription for Retail Pharmacy turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, as a physician, I would like more information in this area, but not from this author.


What didn’t you like about Jean-Marc Bovee’s performance?

He has a condescending tone and a high pitched voice causes me to cringe just listening to him. I tried to endure this title, but just could not.


You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

It might, somewhere, but I couldn't get through it. Too annoying to listen to for long enough at one sitting. I tried several times, just to be sure it wasn't my mood, or bad mood.


Any additional comments?

Maybe some of you can tolerate this, but I have been listening to audio books for many years and don't ever remember one that I couldn't bear to listen to. Bad content, bad delivery. The author has made some attempt to give his point of view of what it is like to be a pharmacist, but only the "hassles" of being a retail pharmacist and having to deal with the public. He sounds like he doesn't value his customers. He thinks they ask stupid questions, ask too many questions and are in general morons. He doesn't like pharmacy techs much either. Mostly this is his long reiteration of what a pain in the neck it is to be a retail pharmacist.

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- Gregory Skie "Internal Medicine Physician. Enjoy listening to history and nonfiction when driving in the car, exercising or when I am too tired to read."

Angry Technician

I wanted to understand more about retail pharmacy operations; this was like one big rant.
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- Matt Knodt

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-13-2012
  • Publisher: Jean-Marc Bovee