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Overview

The combined package of the new Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam, and the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition offers pharmacy technicians the most relevant, authoritative, easy-to-use guide in the field. The new 4th edition of the best-selling Manual for Pharmacy Technicians can help master the practical skills and gain the foundational knowledge all technicians need to be successful. The new Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians provides a complete, well-rounded package for Technician training, comprised of the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam, and now the Workbook. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam comes packaged with the new TechPrep CD! TechPrep contains more than 1,000 review questions to help readers prepare for national technician certification exams. A robust Practice Session feature allows users to create custom quizzes by setting topic area, time, and number of questions. The Simulated Exam function lets readers practice their test skills by providing a 90 minute, 120 questions test, with questions weighted to mimic national certification exams. Students using TechPrep receive instant, automated scoring, and can quickly identify areas they've mastered, or practice subjects where they need improvement.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585282593
  • Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 982
  • Sales rank: 1,292,965
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Bonnie S. Bachenheimer, BS, PharmD
Bonnie S. Bachenheimer, BS, PharmD, is the Drug Information Clinical Specialist at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. She received her BS in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin –Madison College of Pharmacy in 1991 and her Doctor of Pharmacy with high honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1999. She completed an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in 1992. She was a Drug Information Clinical Specialist at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center from 1992-1999. She is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Creighton University College of Pharmacy, and Butler University College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Bachenheimer is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP), and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She served as editor of ICHP’s monthly newsjournal, KeePosted, from 1999-2006. She has been a peer reviewer for the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy and Hospital Pharmacy.   She has given numerous presentations and authored articles and chapters on a variety of topics. Her interests are in the areas of drug information, formulary management, adverse drug reactions and medication safety.

Barbara Lacher BS, R.Ph.Tech., CPhT
 
Ms. Lacher is an Assistant Director of the Pharmacy Technician Program at North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, North Dakota. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council.
 

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Table of Contents


 Manual for Pharmacy Technician - Table of Contents
 
Part 1: Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
 
1. Introduction to Pharmacy
2. Pharmacy Law
3. Community and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice
4. Hospital Pharmacy Practice
5. Home Care Pharmacy Practice
6. Specialty Pharmacy Practice (New)
7. Drug Information Resources
 
Part 2: Foundation Knowledge and Skills
 
8. Communication and Teamwork (New)
9. The Human Body: Structure and Function
10. Drug Classifications and Pharmacologic Actions
11. Basic Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics
12. Medication Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration
 
Part 3: Practice Basics  
 
13. Processing Medication Orders and Prescriptions
14. Pharmacy Calculations
15. Nonsterile Compounding and Repackaging
16. Aseptic Technique, Sterile Compounding, and IV Admixture Programs
17. Medication Errors
 
Part 4: Business Applications
 
18. Durable and Nondurable Medical Equipment, Devices, and Supplies (New)  
19. Purchasing and Inventory
20. Billing and Reimbursement (New)
 
 
Appendixes
  • A - Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
  • B - Confused Drug Names
  • C - Glossary

 
 
Pharmacy Technician Certification Review - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface iv
Contributors v
Chapter 1 Assisting the Pharmacist 1
Chapter 2 Medication Distribution and Inventory Control Systems 29
Chapter 3 Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice 49
Chapter 4 Pharmacy Calculations Review 69
Chapter 5 Commonly Prescribed Medications 91
Chapter 6 How to Take a Test 113
Chapter 7 Practice Exam 121
Appendix A Medical Terminology and Abbreviations 135
Appendix B Common Formulations and Conversions 161
Index 163
 
Workbook for Manual for Pharmacy Technicians Table of Contents
Preface v
Part One: Introduction to Pharmacy Practice 1
1. Introduction to Pharmacy 1
2. Pharmacy Law 7
3. Community and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice 13
4. Hospital Pharmacy Practice 19
5. Home Care Pharmacy Practice 25
6. Specialty Pharmacy Practice 31
7. Drug Information Resources 35
Part Two: Foundation Knowledge and Skills 41
8. Communication and Teamwork 41
9. The Human Body: Structure and Function 47
10. Drug Classifications and Pharmacologic Actions 55
11. Basic Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, and
Pharmacodynamics 63
12. Medication Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration 69
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iv
Contents
Part Three: Practice Basics 75
13. Processing Medication Orders and Prescriptions 75
14. Pharmacy Calculations 79
15. Nonsterile Compounding and Repackaging 85
16. Aseptic Technique, Sterile Compounding, and IV Admixture Programs 91
17. Medication Errors 97
Part Four: Business Applications 103
18. Durable and Nondurable Medical Equipment, Devices, and Supplies 103
19. Purchasing and Inventory Control 109
20. Billing and Reimbursement 115
Answer Key 121
Index 195 
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