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.
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.
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.
companion piece for The Pharmacy Technician, The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, Fourth 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).
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.
Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.
Market: Pharmacy Technician students, Pharmacy Technician educators, Pharmacists Builds critical communication and management skills Includes problem-solving tips Part of the APhA Pharmacy Technician Training Series
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.
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.
This 6th edition of the established textbook covers every aspect of drug properties from the design of dosage forms to their delivery by all routes to sites of action in the body.
Covering everything you need to study for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and ExCPT exams, Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, 3rd Edition makes exam preparation easy. Review the content you'll see on the exam with handy outlines, test-taking tips and strategies, and electronic flash cards. Written by noted pharmacy technician educator James J. Mizner, this complete review tests your knowledge and simulates the actual PTCB exam with 17 different, 100-question practice exams in the book and online. This edition is modeled after the updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. A total of 1,700 review questions are included in 17 practice exams in the book and online. 100-question format of each practice exam simulates the PTCB and ExCPT exams, with multiple-choice questions and the same balance of content, for a realistic test taking experience. 700 electronic flash cards help you learn and remember facts by covering the top 200 most prescribed pharmaceuticals, top 50 herbals, abbreviations, and sound-alike drugs. Review content reflects the new percentages covered on the PTCB exam. A convenient outline format helps you to quickly review important information you'll see on the exam. Tips and suggestions prepare you for test-taking success by providing an insider’s perspective on what to expect and how to prepare for your exam when you have limited time. Seven practice exams in the book feature the same format and content emphasis as the national exam. Ten practice exams on the Evolve companion website in both timed and untimed modes help you identify any areas of weakness, and include instant feedback and remediation. UPDATED content includes current drug information and pharmacy practice procedures based on the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. NEW! Chapter objectives provide a clear breakdown of content and goals for review.
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.