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THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, SECOND EDITION is ideal for beginning pharmacy technicians, as well as practicing pharmacy technicians looking to hone their skills and seek national certification. The book provides comprehensive coverage of both hospital and retail pharmacy, laying the foundation for the reader to apply their skills in a variety of pharmacy practice settings. The book begins with general health science topic areas and progresses to specific pharmaceutical practice providing a well rounded approach to the study of pharmacy technology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435499591
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/3/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 807
  • Sales rank: 713,519
  • Product dimensions: 8.66 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Moini is Professor of Science at Eastern Florida State College. A former Professor and Director of Allied Health Programs at Everest University, he established the school's Medical Assisting Program, Associate Degree Program for Pharmacy Technicians, and other allied health programs. Previously, Dr. Moini worked with the Brevard County Health Department as the Brevard County Epidemiologist and Health Educator Consultant, offering continuing education courses and updating nurses on new developments related to pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other important topics. Before coming to the United States, Dr. Moini was Assistant Professor at Tehran University Medical and Nursing School. Since 1990, Dr. Moini has written several health books that have been published internationally. He holds a Medical Doctor Degree, a Master's Degree in Public Health, and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician.

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Table of Contents

Section I. Introduction. 1. History of Pharmacy. 2. The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care. 3. Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians. Section II. General Knowledge for the Pharmacy Technician. 4. Pharmaceutical and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations. 5. Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration. 6. Overview of Body Systems and their Functions. 7. Most Common Diseases and Conditions. 8. Microbiology.9. Pharmacology. 10. Immunology and Vaccines. 11. Nutrition. 12. Food and Drug Interactions. 13. Medication Errors. Section III. Mathematics and Calculations Review. 14. Basic Mathematics. 15. Measurement Systems. 16. Calculation of Dosages. Section IV - Pharmacy Practice Settings. 17. Safety in the Workplace. 18. Hospital Pharmacy Practice. 19. Community Pharmacy. 20. Advanced Pharmacy. 21. Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding. 22. Sterile Compounding. Section V. Administrative. 23. Management of Pharmacy Operations. 24. Health Insurance. 25. Documentation, Billing, and Collections. 26. Inventory Control. 27. Computers in the Pharmacy. 28. Communications. Appendix A. Professional Organizations. Appendix B. Professional Journals. Appendix C. State Boards of Pharmacy. Appendix D. Answer Key. Glossary. Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2014

    Riddled with errors and irrelevant info. I don't think the autho

    Riddled with errors and irrelevant info. I don't think the author has ever worked as a tech. He hasn't a clue.... the publisher should be embarrassed!!

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