Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick Study Guide / Edition 2

Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick Study Guide / Edition 2

by Susan Moss Marks, William A. Hopkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582120005

ISBN-13: 9781582120003

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: APhA Publications

The first review book based on the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination's NEW (as of August 1999) content outline. The entire book is written and presented in outline format to help candidates access and review essential information quickly and efficiently. Organized by the same three function areas tested on the examination, this study guide…  See more details below

Overview

The first review book based on the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination's NEW (as of August 1999) content outline. The entire book is written and presented in outline format to help candidates access and review essential information quickly and efficiently. Organized by the same three function areas tested on the examination, this study guide features user-friendly aids including key terms and concepts, chapter summaries, questions for discussion, and sample questions. The section on Pharmaceutical Calculations has been expanded considerably for the second edition, and a new chapter entitled "Practice Questions" offers 67 questions to help readers assess their understanding of the material covered in the rest of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582120003
Publisher:
APhA Publications
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

ForewordSection I Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients 1. Receiving Prescriptions and Medication Orders 2. Patient Information/Profile Systems 3. Processing Prescriptions and Medication Orders Section II Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems 4. Medication Distribution and Inventory Control Systems Section III Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice 5. Operations Section IV Pharmaceutical Calculations 6. Fractions, Decimals, and Roman Numerals 7. Calculating Percentage and Ratio Strength 8. Pharmaceutical Systems of Measurement 9. Dosage Calculations 10. Concentrations 11. Commercial Calculations 12. Practice Questions Answer Key to Sample Questions Appendix A Common Dosage Forms Drug Administration Routes Appendix B Common Abbreviations Used in Prescriptions/Medication Orders Appendix C Suggested Reading

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