Hospital Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Mark Brunton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284030518
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Jane M. Durgin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428320321
Release Date: 2008-10-02
Genre: Medical

The classic book for the pharmacy technicians, Durgin and Hanan's Pharmacy Practice for Technicians, continues to be the leader in the pharmacy technology field. This new edition places more emphasis on the role the pharmacy technician plays in both institutional and community pharmacies. The duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician are expanding as the field of pharmacy grows and adapts to consumer demands. These new competencies are defined and explained, making the pharmacy technician fully prepared for the challenges of a career in the pharmacology industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Don A. Ballington
Publisher: Emc Pub
ISBN: 0763834602
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

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.

Thomson Delmar Learning s Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Jane M. Durgin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401848575
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

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.

Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Zachary I. Hanan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133132769
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Genre: Medical

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.

Pharmacy Practice Today for the Pharmacy Technician E Book

Author: LiAnne C. Webster
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292856
Release Date: 2014-03-10
Genre: Medical

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.

Pharmacy Practice and the Law

Author: Richard R. Abood
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763732982
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Drugs

A useful resource both for teaching the facts of pharmacy law and for stimulating critical thinking issues in pharmacy law. In this new edition, this text has been strengthened and streamlined, creating a solid overview that will be equally popular with students and instructors. With this book, you get a current and accessible explanation of federal and state pharmacy regulation that corresponds to recent directives of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Author: Anita A. Lambert
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1418055395
Release Date: 2007-07-26
Genre: Medical

Advanced Pharmacy Practice for Technicians goes beyond the basic training requirements for pharmacy technicians. It is the only book available that covers non-traditional areas of pharmacy practice for technicians, including telepharmacy, long-term care, home health care, managed care, hospice settings, nuclear pharmacy, and federal pharmacy. The characteristics of each specialty area are described and differentiated and the role of both the pharmacy technician and the pharmacist are clearly outlined for each practice setting.

Introduction to Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Practice

Author: David A. Holdford
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585282920
Release Date: 2010-07-20
Genre: Medical

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

The Pharmacy Technician

Author: Jahangir Moini
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435499591
Release Date: 2010-03-03
Genre: Medical

THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, SECOND EDITION is designed for beginning pharmacy technicians, as well as practicing pharmacy technicians looking to hone their skills and seek national certification. This 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. A full suite of supplements are provided to support the instructor including: presentations in PowerPoint, computerized testbank, an image library, Instructor's manual, and WebTutor on Blackboard and WebCT. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Jahangir Moini
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285827322
Release Date: 2013-07-14
Genre: Medical

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.

Hospital Pharmacy

Author: Martin Stephens
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780853699002
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

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

Manual for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Bonnie S. Bachenheimer
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 158528307X
Release Date: 2010-09-10
Genre: Medical

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.

Advanced Pharmacy Practice

Author: Anita A. Lambert
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133131410
Release Date: 2014-02-11
Genre: Medical

The only book of its kind on the market, ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition explores nontraditional pharmacy practice for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. As pharmacy practice expands into long-term care, home health, home-infusion, mail-order, and hospice, pharmacy professionals must develop new skills in service delivery while accepting new roles and increased responsibility in the workplace. ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition prepares you for these challenges while introducing the latest research and technologies in less familiar settings, such as specialty, nuclear, veterinary, and federal pharmacy, as well as telepharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Chapters outline and differentiate pharmacy technician and pharmacist roles in each practice setting Features include learning objectives, chapter summaries, critical-thinking questions and answers, key terms, detailed appendices, and more to give you more practice and memorize facts with ease. Whether you are a student, or practicing pharmacist or pharmacy technician, ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition is an inclusive, reliable resource for ongoing reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.