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Feature

The teaching pedagogical items used in Pharmacy Management, Leadership, Marketing & Finance were developed in collaboration with educational design specialists to enhance learning and retention. These features include:

  • Structured learning objectives and key concepts are listed at the beginning of each chapter to help focus learning.
  • Concepts are easily identified by icons throughout the chapter.
  • Key terms are bolded and defined.
  • Examples of practical applications are provided.
  • Over 150 helpful and comprehendible tables, figures and illustrations are included to enhance student understanding.
  • Self-assessment questions and answers are included in each chapter to evaluate student learning.
  • Each chapter concludes with a summary, references, defined abbreviations and case scenarios.
  • Case scenarios facilitate critical thinking skills and lend relevance to the principles provided.
  • Glossary of key terms is included as an appendix.

Instructor Resources include: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint Presentations, Answers to End of Chapter Questions, Case Studies, Test Bank

Student Companion Web Site with interactive study tools and additional resources, including: an Interactive Glossary, Flashcards, Crossword Puzzles, Chapter Quizzes.

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credits also available, see “SAMPLES" section for more information.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Albert I Wertheimer, BS, MBA, PhD (Temple University School of Pharmacy)
Description: This reader-friendly book is intended for pharmacy students and practitioners who want to learn about pharmacy management, leadership, marketing, and finance. Among its excellent features are structured learning objectives, key concepts, case scenarios, a glossary, self-assessment questions, and additional online course materials.
Purpose: The book assumes no previous knowledge and each unit begins with basic material. It should be helpful for upper level PharmD students, students in graduate courses, and junior level pharmacists preparing for managerial responsibilities. With all of its included learning aids, one can use this book without a formal class structure and teacher. The management sections are especially valuable.
Audience: While students and younger practitioners are the principal audience, the book can be helpful for more experienced pharmacists who want to brush up on some topics. It is edited by three recognized experts in their respective fields and the chapters are written by 52 authors, some of whom are recognized scholars in their disciplines.
Features: The most useful and valuable portion of this book is the management coverage. The leadership section has the appropriate, basic material, but it is unlikely that pharmacy students without practical work experience can appreciate fully this section. The mere 14 pages (two chapters) on marketing are far too little and unnecessary here. The finance component is excellent, but this complex topic requires a book of its own to be really helpful to students. The chapters on communications are good, but represent only a tiny portion of what students need to master, and would be better omitted from this huge 560-page book.
Assessment: This is a well-organized and well-written book and, despite the 52 authors, the level and extent of duplication and overlap are acceptable. It is an outstanding management book, and the small sections on leadership, communications, and marketing could be eliminated. The finance section is surprisingly good for the limited number of space allocated to it.
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Reviewer: Albert I Wertheimer, BS, MBA, PhD(Temple University School of Pharmacy)
Description: This reader-friendly book is intended for pharmacy students and practitioners who want to learn about pharmacy management, leadership, marketing, and finance. Among its excellent features are structured learning objectives, key concepts, case scenarios, a glossary, self-assessment questions, and additional online course materials.
Purpose: The book assumes no previous knowledge and each unit begins with basic material. It should be helpful for upper level PharmD students, students in graduate courses, and junior level pharmacists preparing for managerial responsibilities. With all of its included learning aids, one can use this book without a formal class structure and teacher. The management sections are especially valuable.
Audience: While students and younger practitioners are the principal audience, the book can be helpful for more experienced pharmacists who want to brush up on some topics. It is edited by three recognized experts in their respective fields and the chapters are written by 52 authors, some of whom are recognized scholars in their disciplines.
Features: The most useful and valuable portion of this book is the management coverage. The leadership section has the appropriate, basic material, but it is unlikely that pharmacy students without practical work experience can appreciate fully this section. The mere 14 pages (two chapters) on marketing are far too little and unnecessary here. The finance component is excellent, but this complex topic requires a book of its own to be really helpful to students. The chapters on communications are good, but represent only a tiny portion of what students need to master, and would be better omitted from this huge 560-page book.
Assessment: This is a well-organized and well-written book and, despite the 52 authors, the level and extent of duplication and overlap are acceptable. It is an outstanding management book, and the small sections on leadership, communications, and marketing could be eliminated. The finance section is surprisingly good for the limited number of space allocated to it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449613433
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/31/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 562
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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