APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE (The)

APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE (The)

by Dick R. Gourley

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APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE (The) by Dick R. Gourley

The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE® provides a comprehensive review of basic pharmaceutical principles (dosage forms, math, bio-pharmaceutics, kinetics, basic and parenteral compounding, among others); the basic medical sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, microbiology, and immunology); social and administrative sciences (practice management, pharmacoeconomics, biostatistics, health care systems, etc.); and the clinical sciences (basic therapeutics, communication skills, etc.). These topics are all included in the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination that must be passed by graduates of foreign pharmacy schools before proceeding to the NAPLEX® and licensure in the United States. Key Features: • Comprehensive review of basic pharmacy education • User-friendly information • Most important information in the four areas covered on the FPGEE® • Summaries of key points • Pertinent references • Self study questions and answers • Study tips

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582121918
Publisher: APhA Publications
Publication date: 09/10/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 612
Sales rank: 268,616
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Dick R. Gourley, PharmD, FAPhA is Dean and Professor of Pharmacy at the highly rated University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis. He has coedited 10 books, including Textbook of Therapeutics: Drugs and Disease Management, now in its 8thedition, and a preparation workbook for the Pharmacy College Admission Test, PCAT Success.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Preface Contributors Introduction to the FPGEE® and Study Tips Section One – Basic Biomedical Sciences • Anatomy and Physiology • Pathology and Pathophysiology • Microbiology • Immunology • Biochemistry • Molecular Biology and Genetics • Biostatistics Section Two – Pharmaceutical Sciences • Medicinal Chemistry • Pharmacology • Pharmacognosy: Complementary and Alternative Treatments • Toxicology • Bioanalysis • Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics • Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics • Pharmacogenetics • Extemporaneous Compounding and Parenteral and Enteral Products Section Three – Social, Behavioral, and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences • Health Care Delivery Systems • Economics and Pharmacoeconomics • Pharmacoepidemiology • Federal Pharmacy Law • Origin and Evolution of Pharmacy as a Separate Profession • Ethics • Professional Communications • Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice Section Four – Clinical Sciences • Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacist-Provided Care • Medication Dispensing and Distribution Systems • Guidelines and Clinical Trials • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention • Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care • Pharmacist-Provided Care for Special Populations • Drug Information • Medication Safety • Clinical Trial Design • Patient Assessment Laboratory Appendixes A: Normal Laboratory Values B: Drugs in Renal Failure C: Drugs in Hepatic Failure D: Top 200 Prescription Drugs E: Top Over-the-Counter Products F: Drugs Excreted in Breast Milk G: Drugs That May Cause Photosensitivity H: Drug Information Resources by Category I: Drugs That Should Not Be Crushed J: Use-in-Pregnancy Ratings K: Sugar- Free Products L: Alcohol-Free Products M:Common Drug Interactions: Cytochrome P450 Interactions

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The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE®: Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination® 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book one month before the exam. Surprisingly, this book helps me a lot in the exam.
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Perfect way of explanation and easy path to learn.
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