Author: Peter A. Chyka
Publisher: American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Release Date: 2017-10-06
The NAPLEX® (North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination®) is the standard licensing exam that all U.S. pharmacy students must pass to practice pharmacy. It¿s an arduous 6-hour, 250-question exam that tests a daunting range of knowledge. In 2016 the pass rate fell to 86%. Preparing for the NAPLEX® by reviewing all the material from each pharmacy school course would be overwhelming. A far better approach would be to study only the information most relevant to the exam and to rehearse with lots of practice exam questions, and that¿s what The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy contains. A current, one-volume compilation of pharmacy knowledge, The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy is also a popular reference for busy practitioners wishing to stay current.
The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE®, Second Edition provides a study guide on the knowledge necessary to successfully pass the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE). Accordingly, the target audience is foreign pharmacists desiring to practice as licensed pharmacists in the United States. While not intended to be a comprehensive reference for all aspects of the basic sciences and pharmaceutical sciences, the goal is to address the four major pharmacy content areas as outlined with the FPGEE nationally uniform content competency statements. Material may be suitable as study guide for current student pharmacists interested in a broad overview of the topics addressed as well.
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REVIEW FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, 2E is an essential book for your students as they prepare to take the Pharmacy Technician National Certification Exam. Essential material summaries provide a concentrated review of the topics covered on the National Certification Exam. Chapters are completely reorganized for improved mastery of information, with each chapter ending with a multiple-choice quiz to reinforce the review material. Chapters are structured to help your students assess their knowledge of the topic areas covered on the exam. Eight comprehensive self-examinations, each with 120 questions, are written in the certification exam style to provide a realistic test-taking experience. Answers for all of the quizzes and tests are included at the back of the book to facilitate self-directed study. To provide even more practice for your students, COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REVIEW FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, 2E includes a CD-ROM with an additional 600 multiple-choice questions, along with the option to create an unlimited number of comprehensive exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Pharmacy technicians today play a vital role in the pharmacy business and at other pharmacy practice sites. Technicians interact with patients, physicians, nurses, and health insurance providers. They work under the pharmacist's supervision and are allowed to assist in pharmacy activities that do not require the professional judgment of a pharmacist. Technicians are becoming more involved in the production and technical aspects of pharmacy, while pharmacists have become more involved with patient-care activities and have become the "dispensers of medicine".
Author: L. Michael Posey
Publisher: Amer Pharmacists Assn
Release Date: 2007-01-01
APhAs Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician is ideal for students entering formal technician programs, for new community and hospital pharmacy technicians beginning in-house training, and for candidates preparing for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) examination. Color medical illustrations and photographs make the contents easier to read and understand, and forms and tables make key information easy to find. This manual focuses on the tasks that technicians actually perform. Using the most recent Content Outline of the PTCB, the text covers the responsibilities and knowledge that PTCB tests for on its certification examination. Key Features: Calculation exercises reinforce learning. Forms and tables collect important information for easy reference. Color illustrations make the text reader friendly. Appendices refer readers to chapters in the book that correspond to the information tested on the PTCB examination.
Begin a rewarding pharmacy career with THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 3e! The book gives readers the knowledge and skills required for working with a licensed pharmacist in a variety of clinical and retail settings. Readings explore medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmaceutical techniques, sterile compounding, pharmacy recordkeeping, pharmacy law and ethics, and much more. Designed for beginners, and is also an ideal resource for experienced pharmacy technicians in need of continuing education or those preparing for national certification exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Barb Mason
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-03-15
The Most Comprehensive, Multimedia Pharmacy Review Guide Structured to Parallel NAPLEX Content Capstone Pharmacy Review enables pharmacy students to thoroughly prepare for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). The comprehensive Capstone Pharmacy Review is designed to match the NAPLEX blueprint and focuses on the exam’s three core competency areas, providing a unique and complete review for key exam content. It addresses key competencies such as preparation and dispensing of medications, pharmacotherapy considerations, and drug information, with review material correlating to the topic’s importance in the exam. Each new copy of Capstone Pharmacy Review includes an online access code for the interactive web-based program Navigate TestPrep: Capstone Pharmacy Review. Repeatable and customizable to the student’s needs, the online Navigate TestPrep program offers case-based questions for exam practice, valuable rationales with remediation to the text and competencies, detailed reporting, and a timed exam to simulate the real-world testing environment. *Electronic formats and eBooks do not include access to Navigate TestPrep. Access may be purchased separately. Features • The most comprehensive and expansive selection of pharmacy calculations for review and study • A review of the top 200 drugs therapeutic class, mechanism of action, patient counseling, side effects, dose, drug interactions and contraindications • A comprehensive Federal Law Review • Coverage of Pharmacology preceding a review of Therapeutics • Helpful illustrations, tables, and appendices • Access to both text and Navigate TestPrep review material including an online practice exam* • Case-based and non-based questions which address each of the three NAPLEX competencies. • Plans for individual and group study Please note: Shelley H. Otsuka should be listed as a contributor to Chapter 29, Topic: Immunizations.
Author: William A. Hopkins, Jr.
Publisher: Amer Pharmacists Assn
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Provides a friendly, self-instructional approach to lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with real-world practice problems, this book thoroughly covers every topic related to pharmacy calculations that a pharmacy technician needs to know. It also includes more than 100 advance practice questions.
Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-04-17
Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.