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: 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: 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: Anita A. Lambert
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2014-02-11
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.
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.
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
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: 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
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: 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.
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.