This full-color comprehensive workbook teaches and reinforces the calculation skills necessary for the pharmacy technician student to successfully pass the PTCB national examination by providing the student with the educational tools needed to learn the types of calculations commonly encountered in community and institutional pharmacy. It is presented in a straight-forward manner to minimize confusion for your students. A sample 40 question exam similar to the national exam enables the student to test their knowledge.
This work offers an instructional approach to lifelong understanding of pharmaceutical calculations. Featuring real-world practice problems, it can be used in the classroom, for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or for the pharmacy practice setting. The book covers every topic related to pharmaceutical calculations that a pharmacy technician needs to know. There are 502 practice problems spread through the book's 12 chapters, with answer key and solutions in the back. It concludes with a 101-question post-test - each question being a real-world problem a technician might encounter in pharmacy practice - with an answer key and solutions for these.
Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding, Third Edition is designed to convey a fundamental understanding of the principles and practices involved in both the development and the production of compounded dosage forms by applying pharmaceutical principles.
Officially endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), this practical workbook provides a basic introduction to pharmacology and reinforces the use of medications for prospective technicians to work in a pharmacy and to help prepare them for the pharmacy technician national certification exams.
Filled with real-world practice problems this book is a unique training resource, whether it is for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board examination, or the pharmacy practice setting. Key Features: Thoroughly covers every topic related to pharmacy calculations that a pharmacy technician needs to know.
Designed to fully prepare readers for the challenges of a career in the pharmacy industry, the Fifth Edition of DURGIN AND HANAN'S PHARMACY PRACTICE FOR TECHNICIANS continues to provide readers with the comprehensive coverage that has made previous editions so popular. Useful as both a learning tool and a reference manual, this practical text covers all aspects of contemporary health care and pharmacy practice, including comprehensive information on basic pharmacy concepts and changes in pharmacy technician duties, practice and regulatory standards. With increased coverage of prescription drug plans, career opportunities, and communication skills, this classic text provides readers with the information needed to excel in a variety of pharmacy settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In today's pharmacy, technicians are increasingly taking on the dispensing functions previously performed by pharmacists. Part of the LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this easy-to-read book prepares technicians for these responsibilities by helping them understand how drugs affect human function. Focusing on classes of drugs, rather than individual drugs, the book highlights the general principles that apply to all drugs in each class—drug actions, indications, side effects, administration, plus practical information for the pharmacy workplace. Features include Tips for the Technician, case scenarios, and end-of-chapter review questions. A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website include chapter quizzes, worksheets, hands-on activities, animations, audio pronunciations, and a searchable online version of the text.
Hospital Pharmacy Practice For Technicians Is A Comprehensive Exploration Of All Aspects Of Hospital Work, And Provides A Strong Foundation For Pharmacy Students Going Out Into The Field. A Review Of Roles And Duties Including IV Preparation, Central Duties, And Automated Dispensing Are Explained. Specialty Roles Such As Medication Reconciliation And Supervisory Positions Are Also Discussed. Common Devices And Equipment Used Are Also Described In Detail. Hospital Pharmacy Practice For Technicians Features A Robust Professionalism Component Tailored To Interactions In A Hospital Setting, With An Emphasis On Decorum, Appearance, Punctuality, And Communication. Licensing Requirements, Continuing Education, Finding Employment, Networking, And Interviewing Are Also Covered To Assist Students In Their Career. Boxed Features Including: Tips And Tricks, Mistakes To Learn From, Successes To Learn From, In The Field, And Sidebar Provide Real-World Application Of Material Taught In The Text And Insightful Information For Clinical Practice. Review Questions Help The Student Synthesize The Information Read And Promote Critical Thinking In Regards To Hospital Duties And Responsibilities.
A companion piece for The Pharmacy Technician, Fifth Edition, The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, Fifth edition is officially endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). It provides a useful format for memorizing important information. Key concepts and terms are carefully explained. A great review when preparing for national certification exams such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) given by the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT).
Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice helps pharmacy and pharmacy technician students learn the principles, skills, and practices that are the foundation for clear communication and the essential development of trust with future patients. This text's logical organization guides students from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Sample dialogues show students how to effectively communicate, and practical exercises fine tune their communication skills in dealing with a variety of sensitive situations that arise in pharmacy practice.
The Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician provides baseline knowledge for new community and health-system pharmacy technicians, an overview of important concepts for students entering technician education programs, and a concise and current review of practice-based issues for experienced technicians. In addition, the text covers information needed to understand the knowledge areas in the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE). Based on the most recent PTCE content outline, the chapters span every subject area covered on the exam.
Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, Fourth Edition offers the most thorough approach to understanding pharmacy calculations - so every student succeeds. Its extensive examples help students apply calculations in the workplace. Additional problems with solutions at the end of the book provide practice with immediate feedback; Pretest available to check student readiness; Study Partner multimedia CD included with each textbook.