Susan Eddy

Susan Eddy

Pharmacist in charge
UFS Pharmacies, Maiden Gully
Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice 2009

The Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice helped me to think outside the square, which has resulted in better customer service and an improved understanding of the issues my patients face.

Growing up in Stony Creek, South Gippsland, I always wanted a career in rural community pharmacy. A scholarship from a local pharmacy group allowed me to work in the Bendigo region after I finished my undergraduate degree.

I enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice to gain (stage 1) Home Medicines Review accreditation. I chose units in geriatric pharmacy practice and geriatric disease-state management to better help my many older customers. Working full-time and studying wasn’t easy but well worth  it, both personally and professionally.