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Certification Exam Review: The Pharmacy Technician / Edition 1

Certification Exam Review: The Pharmacy Technician / Edition 1

by Mike Johnston, Npta
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131147390

ISBN-13: 9780131147393

Pub. Date: 07/08/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Part of the Prentice Hall Pharmacy Technician Series, Certification Exam Review is a comprehensive exam preparation guide for PTCB national certification. It covers exam information, study techniques, specific information needed for the exam, and it will also include multiple practice exams for preparation. Pharmacy Technician students and professionals.

Overview

Part of the Prentice Hall Pharmacy Technician Series, Certification Exam Review is a comprehensive exam preparation guide for PTCB national certification. It covers exam information, study techniques, specific information needed for the exam, and it will also include multiple practice exams for preparation. Pharmacy Technician students and professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131147393
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Series:
Pharmacy Technician Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Getting Certified.

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

What is Certification?

What is the PTCB?

The Exam Criteria

Why Get Certified?

Recertification.

2. Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients.

Duties of a Pharmacy Technician.

Policies, Procedures and Technicians.

Quality Assurance.

Defining the Prescription.

Scope of Practice.

How to Identify Potential Forged/Altered Prescriptions.

Reviewing Medication Orders.

Patent Profiles and Changes.

Reactions and Interactions.

Processing the Medication Order.

Transferring Prescriptions.

Compounding Medications.

Compounding Equipment.

Intravenous Admixtures.

Major Pharmacy Laws.

Refilling Prescriptions.

The Controlled Substances Act.

Poison Prevention Packaging Act.

Question Patient/Busy Pharmacist: The Dispensing of Information.

Reference Materials.

Pharmaceutical Billing.

Collecting From a Third Party.

Inventory Control.

Inventory Management Systems.

3. Maintaining Medication/ Inventory Control.

Ordering Systems.

Special Ordering and Receiving Circumstances.

Medication Storage.

Safe Handling of Cytotoxic and Hazardous Materials/Chemicals.

Medication Distribution.

Automated Dispensing Systems.

Crash/Code Carts and Emergency Boxes.

Controlled Substances.

Investigational Drugs.

Removing Stock From Inventory.

Bulk Compounding and Repackaging of Pharmaceuticals.

4. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy.

Knowledge.

Skills.

Pharmacy Practice.

The Business of Pharmacy.

Policies and Procedures.

5. Review of Pharmacy Calculations.

Systems of Measurement.

Ratios and Proportions.

Dosage Calculations.

Concentrations.

Dilutions.

Milliequivalents.

Flow Rates.

Alligations.

Business Math.

6. Pharmacy Law & Ethics.

Frederick II.

Federal Food And Drug Act of 1906.

International Opium Convention of 1912.

Federal Narcotic Drug Act of 1914.

Food, Drug And Cosmetic Act of 1938.

Durham-Humphrey Amendment of 1951.

Kefauver-Harris Amendment of 1962.

Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.

OBRA ’90.

HIPPA.

Ethics.

Consequentialism.

Non-Consequentialism.

Social Contracts.

Ethics of Care.

Code of Ethics.

7. Top 200 Drugs.

8. Practice Exam I.

9. Practice Exam II.

10. Practice Exam III.

Appendix A: Review of Abbreviations & Terminology.

Appendix B: Professional Resources.

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