Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination / Edition 2

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416062042
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/16/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 108,000
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Pre Test

1. Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients

2. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

3. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice

4. Practice Exams

Appendices (A-K)

Answers

Index

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    Good book with plenty of info

    My Wife is using this book to get certified but from what she tells me it has a lot of info. Maybe a little bit too much info. The only thing it really is lacking is that there are no answers to the practice questions in the back of each chapter. Although I was able to find the answer to all the odd questions online.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Found Several Typos and Errors in the Exams Specifically

    I am taking my PTCE tomorrow, but I'm finding myself quite overwhelmed. I really loved how the book was divided up like the exam... into 3 sections with each section spending an appropriate amount of time on each section. I chose this book because it seemed to not include any extra information, but at times I felt like it did.

    I wish the math section had been more clearly expressed. Also, I wish there had been a blanket "formula chart." -though I haven't seen a single book with that at all. I wish there had been more examples of each math problem.

    Also, taking their practice exams it would mark my answer incorrectly even though I selected the correct answer. And I found typos throughout. The explanations while more thorough than other books, did not always clearly explain the solution I felt. For someone who is okay at math (not great by any means) I was disappointed. I can usually figure things out if they are broken down a little more. The math is a huge portion of the exam, and I felt like although it's fairly simple math they could have tried harder to break it down.

    Had I realized this earlier, I definitely would have chosen another book.

    I would recommend that along with this book, you get a specific pharmacy technician math book. I wish I had... I feel like I would feel more confident if I had.

    The book I'm recommending I would still also recommend a separate pharmacy math book, but even if not, this has some easy to understand examples. I wish I had purchased that book.

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  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Useful; needs organization.

    This book has numerous comprehensive tests through out it. Also, very helpful when studying the math portion of the PTCB exam (dimensional analysis/conversions). It's not very cohesive, and doesn't have a good organizational pattern. That can be a good thing though, as the questions on the exam are not in any particular order.

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