Author: Mark Brunton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Hospital Pharmacy Practice for Technicians is a comprehensive exploration of all aspects of hospital work, and provides a strong foundation for pharmacy students going out into the field. A review of roles and duties including IV preparation, central duties, and automated dispensing are explained. Specialty roles such as medication reconciliation and supervisory positions are also discussed. Common devices and equipment used are also described in detail. Hospital Pharmacy Practice for Technicians features a robust professionalism component tailored to interactions in a hospital setting, with an emphasis on decorum, appearance, punctuality, and communication. Licensing requirements, continuing education, finding employment, networking, and interviewing are also covered to assist students in their career. Boxed Features including: Tips and Tricks, Mistakes to Learn From, Successes to Learn From, In the Field, and Sidebar provide real-world application of material taught in the text and insightful information for clinical practice. Review Questions help the student synthesize the information read and promote critical thinking in regards to hospital duties and responsibilities.
Author: Martin Stephens
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
Release Date: 2011
Hospital Pharmacy outlines the changes in pharmacy practice within the hospital setting and discusses the vast range of services that are provided. Each chapter is devoted to an area of pharmacy practice and discusses its history, current practice and future developments. This new edition has been completely revised and updated and includes new chapters on: pharmacy in the acute independent sector; controlled drugs in hospital pharmacy; pharmacist prescribing; mental health; consultant pharmacists
LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition explores the legal and ethical landscape surrounding pharmacy technician careers today. Interactive and thought-provoking, the text uses case studies to draw you into real-life legal and ethical dilemmas, which enhances critical thinking and broadens your perspectives. Beginning with an overview of liability as it applies to pharmacy technicians, chapters progress through state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Engaging features also include end-of-chapter questions, highlighted state regulations, a glossary, and eight in-depth appendices on important topics ranging from Medication Errors to State Boards. More than a text, LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition is an essential reference that helps you thrive in your ever-expanding pharmacy technician role and at any stage of your career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Zachary I. Hanan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Designed to fully prepare readers for the challenges of a career in the pharmacy industry, the Fifth Edition of DURGIN AND HANAN'S PHARMACY PRACTICE FOR TECHNICIANS continues to provide readers with the comprehensive coverage that has made previous editions so popular. Useful as both a learning tool and a reference manual, this practical text covers all aspects of contemporary health care and pharmacy practice, including comprehensive information on basic pharmacy concepts and changes in pharmacy technician duties, practice and regulatory standards. With increased coverage of prescription drug plans, career opportunities, and communication skills, this classic text provides readers with the information needed to excel in a variety of pharmacy settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Mary Ann Stuhan
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Using language and organization aimed directly at pharmacy technicians, Understanding Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians offers more than 700 pages of practical applications, safety issues and error prevention, and illustrative cases that not only explain how but why. Throughout the book, anatomy and physiology are discussed in relation to various disorders and associated pharmacotherapies to give the pharmacy technician students a context for how drugs work. Students using this book will learn the therapeutic effects of prescription medications, nonprescription medications, and alternative therapies commonly used to treat diseases affecting that system, and their adverse effects. An emphasis is placed on practical applications for the technician. What types of issues will technicians encounter at work? What is their role in patient education? How do they work with the pharmacist? Key features throughout the book: 77 case studies, including 249 case study questions More than 1,200 drugs discussed Pronunciations for difficult terms or words such as disease names Numerous figures and illustrations Alerts that point out areas of potential dangers or errors, including look-alike/sound-alike drugs. 335 practice points, including mention of any FDA-required patient medication guides, and any “special” drug storage and dispensing considerations, including beyond-use dating of open multi-use products. 110 commonly used and comprehensive drug tables. Chapter review questions The book’s content is written to meet ASHP accreditation standards and, therefore, is one of the most comprehensive books on the market related to pharmacology for technicians. For additional resources related to the book, visit www.ashp.org/techpharmacology.
Author: Jane M. Durgin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2005
This valuable resource focuses on the competencies necessary to become a pharmacy technician in both institutional and community pharmacy practice. The framework of this easy-to-use book provides a stepwise approach for learning and understanding various components of the profession. This third edition of Delmar's Pharmacy Practice for Technicians emphasizes basic biopharmaceuticals, the administration of medications, and the use of drugs. Revisions include a new section on Clinical Aspects of Pharmacy Technology and five new chapters (Community Pharmacy Practice, Nonprescription Medication, Natural Products, Reimbursement for Pharmacy Services, and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board). Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning.
Author: Don A. Ballington
Publisher: Emc Pub
Release Date: 2010
Pharmacy Practice for Technicians Fourth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of pharmacy technician skills and responsibilities. This textbook offers the most in-depth content available on pharmacy technician practice Special coverage of safety issues and ways pharmacy technicians can help the medical team avoid medication errors; Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in technology and practice in community and hospital pharmacies; Supports the ASHP competencies and teaches USP 797 guidelines on compounding sterile preparations.
Author: Don A. Ballington
Publisher: Paradigm Edication Solutions
Release Date: 2017
As the most in-depth pharmacology text designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, this title prepares students for a career in community, institutional, and other pharmacy settings. Students will develop a basic understanding of drug classes and the mechanisms of action for many drugs. They will also gain insight into why certain drugs are prescribed for particular disease states and obtain instruction for making informed, intelligent decisions when dispensing drugs. Includes an all-new drug guide and workbook, available in print or digitally.
Author: Bonnie S. Bachenheimer
Release Date: 2010-09-10
The trusted training resource for pharmacy technicians at all levels. The role of pharmacy technicians is rapidly expanding, and demand for well-trained technicians has never been higher! Technicians are assuming more responsibilities and are taking on greater leadership roles. Quality training material is increasingly important for new technicians entering the field, and current technicians looking to advance. Look no further than the new 4th edition of the best-selling Manual for Pharmacy Technicians to master the practical skills and gain the foundational knowledge all technicians need to be successful. NEW chapters cover the latest essentials: Specialty Pharmacy Practice Communication and Teamwork Billing and Reimbursement Durable and Nondurable Medical Equipment, Devices, and Supplies NEW features include: Full color design, photos and illustrations enhance learning Rx for Success boxes share tips to help techs excel on the job Technology Topics highlight the latest in automation & technical areas Safety First features provide critical advice for enhancing safety & reducing errors Bolded key terms defined in chapter-level glossaries Streamlined contents divide book into 4 simple parts: introduction to pharmacy practice, foundation knowledge and skills, practice basics, and business applications Expanded self-assessment questions and calculations content Alone or with the new edition of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam, the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition offers pharmacy technicians the most relevant, authoritative, easy-to-use guide in the field. Want more exercises and practice? Look for the NEW Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians.
Author: Jason P. Sparks
Publisher: EMC/Paradigm Publishing
Release Date: 2013-01-01
"This laboratory manual provides students the opportunity to practice key skills in the areas of using drug references, managing patient records and prescriptions, compounding medications, working with crash cards and cart-fill requests, and preparing oral syringes and aseptic parenteral dosage forms."--Preface, p. ix.
Author: David A. Holdford
Release Date: 2010-07-20
Written by leaders and experts in hospital and health-system practices and published by ASHP, the voice of the health-system pharmacy profession, Introduction to Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Practice is required reading for students and practitioners alike. It’s a comprehensive manual for institutional pharmacy: legal and regulatory issues, medication safety, informatics, and more. Straightforward definitions and clear explanations provide a basic foundation for on-the-job training in hospitals and health-systems. It’s the only introductory textbook available in institutional pharmacy practice.This practical guide offers a highly readable introduction to key areas of pharmacy practice, including: Managing medication use Managing medication distribution Using technology in health systems Budgeting & finance responsibilities Administering and prepping sterile products Managing people Training options for careers Each chapter presents learning objectives and answers the “so what?” so common among student questions. Chapter reviews, discussion guidelines, key word definitions and interactive exercises augment the learning process.Written by hospital pharmacists for future hospital pharmacists, it’s everything important you need to know from the name you trust.For additional product resources about this publication, visit www.ashp.org/pharmacypractice
Author: Perspective Press
Publisher: Morton Publishing Company
Release Date: 2016-03-01
The Pharmacy Technician, 6e, is a valuable tool for pharmacy technician students. Endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), this book prepares students for national certification exams such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and the Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT). This book is a practical text for understanding the principles, career concepts, and pharmacy skills needed to be a successful pharmacy technician. It offers clear, concise information to help students learn the material and pass the national certification exams.
Author: Brinda Shah
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2012
This Package Includes: An Access Code For The Online Program, Navigate Course Manager: The 21St Century Pharmacy Technician, And The Textbook, The 21St Century Pharmacy Technician. Navigate Course Manager: The 21St Century Pharmacy Technician Is An Online Learning Platform That Combines Accessible Textbook Content With Interactive Practice Assignments, And Automatically Graded Assessments. Navigate Course Manager: The 21St Century Pharmacy Technician Is Based On The Text, The 21St Century Pharmacy Technician, And Includes Online Modules Based On The 20 Chapters Of This Text. Succinct Powerpoint Outlines Keep Students Focused On Learning Objectives, And Interactive Flash Cards Help To Reinforce Key Concepts. Students Will Have Access To A Wealth Of Interactive Assignments To Apply Their Knowledge, Including “What Would You Do” Scenario Assignments, Online Quizzes, And Dynamic Matching And Labeling Exercises. As An Instructor, You Will Save Time With Automated, Real-Time Grading Of Chapter Quizzes, And Online Tracking Of Student Progress. To Customize Your Course, Navigate Course Manager Enables You To Upload Your Own Content, Documents, And Assignments. Download An Informational Flyer: Http: //Samples.Jbpub.Com/9781449641771/NCM_Pharmtechpackageoptions.Pdf Try It Now, Preview A Short Video, Or Request A Demonstration Or Additional Information: Http: //Click.Oo155.Com/Lppreview.Aspx?Landingpageid=50&Accountid=688 This Complete Resource Covers The Foundations And Principles That A Student Needs To Know In Order To Practice As A Pharmacy Technician And Sit For The Certification Exam. Students Are Given An Introduction To The Profession From The Perspective Of Both Community And Institutional Pharmacy Settings. With Accessible Language And An Easy-To-Read Format, This Text Helps Students Grasp Concepts Easily. It Provides A Comprehensive Introduction To The Pharmacy Profession, Pharmacy Laws, Pharmacology, Drug Dosages, Drug Safety, And More, In Preparation For A Future As A Pharmacy Technician. Topics Covered Include: Law Regulations, And Standards Pharmacy Math Diseases And The Drugs Used In Treatment Dosage, Administration, And Dispensing Of Medications Medication Safety Sterile And Non-Sterile Compounding Communication Business Of The Community Pharmacy Managing The Patient Profile Processing Prescriptions Instructor Resources: Powerpoint Presentations, Assignments, Test Bank, Answer Key
Author: LiAnne C. Webster
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Covering everything from certification exam review to key skills, Pharmacy Practice for Today’s Pharmacy Technician: Career Training for the Pharmacy Technician covers all of the knowledge needed by pharmacy technicians to provide exemplary patient care and build a successful career. It describes the role of the pharmacy technician in different practice settings, including the key tasks and skills set required to work in a community pharmacy, institutional pharmacy, or home health and long-term care/hospice care, then adds a road map taking you through certification, the job search, interviewing, and continuing education. Written by pharmacy technician educator and expert LiAnne Webster, this comprehensive text prepares you to succeed in this rapidly growing field. In-depth coverage of medication safety and error prevention includes recent recommendations and actions taken by the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and The Joint Commission. Content on intercultural competence addresses the changing demographics in our society. A student journal on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to submit journal entries relating to your coursework and during externship rotations. Review questions and critical thinking exercises are included at the end of each chapter. Tech Notes provide practical, on-the-job hints. Tech Alerts focus on warnings to watch for and avoiding common errors.