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.

Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Mary B. McHugh
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585282722
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Medical

This brand new companion workbook contains additional exercises & assessment activities for every chapter of the Manual for PharmacyTechnicians, 4th Edition. It incorporates a wide range of questions & activities, such as: multiple choice, short answer/fill in the blank, matching terms, crossword, true or false, cryptograms, puzzles, and research questions. This resource includes more than 700 exercises and can be used by individual students & practitioners for self assessment in conjunction with the Manual, or used in class by instructors for exercises and activities. Visit www.ashp.org/techworkbook for an online bonus quiz of 50 additional questions. Complete your technician training with the Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, along with the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians 4th edition, and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam.

Understanding Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Mary Ann Stuhan
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283606
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Medical

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.

Manual for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Linda Fred
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
ISBN: UOM:39015060788786
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

In addition to helping technicians prepare for the pharmacy technician certification exam, this comprehensive manual serves as anexcellent textbook for students in pharmacy technician programs.The book includes sample and test calculation problems and a reviewof pharmacy law, medical terminology and abbreviations. This new resource also provides thorough coverage of aseptic technique and sterile product preparation, medication errors, medication order and prescription interpretation guidelines, and discussions of practice settings.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam

Author: Barbara Lacher
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585282999
Release Date: 2010-11-16
Genre: Medical

Whether you are studying for one of the national pharmacy technician certification exams for the first time or need practice for recertification, the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam and accompanying TechPrep™ CD have everything you need to pass with flying colors. Features:· New content that aligns with the latest certification competencies.· Brand new and updated self-assessment questions.· Extensive calculations review material.· An entire chapter on test-taking tips and strategies for success.· Printed practice exam for instant self-assessment and testing. The Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam, third edition comespackaged with thenew TechPrep™ CD! TechPrep™ contains more than 1,000 review questions to help readers prepare for national technician certification exams. A robust Practice Session feature allows users to create custom quizzes by setting topic area, time, and number of questions. The Simulated Exam function lets readers practice their test skills by providing a 90 question, 120 minute test, with questions weighted to mimic national certification exams. Students using TechPrep™ receive instant, automated scoring, and can quickly identify areas they’ve mastered, or practice subjects where they need improvement. Alone or with the new edition of the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition andall-new Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, the Pharmacy Technician Review Guide and Practice Exam offers the most comprehensive review to help you achieve certification!

Manual for Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam

Author: Bonnie S. Bachenheimer
Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ISBN: 1585282111
Release Date: 2010-08-30
Genre: Medical

A successful future as a pharmacy technician starts with a flagship publication: ASHP'sManual for Pharmacy Technicians. For years, pharmacy directors, technicians and students have turned to this guide to for solid preparation for national training exams. Now, technicians can pass with flying colors, with the benefits of the fully updated 4th Edition. Put it together with the new Pharmacy Technician Certification: Review and Practice Exam and you'll have a streamlined and straightforward road map that can get every pharmacy technician to the destination.

Mosby s Pharmacy Technician Lab Manual Revised Reprint E Book

Author: Judith Neville
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292672
Release Date: 2013-12-27
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive lab manual features more than 49 practical exercises that provide hands-on training for essential pharmacy technician skills. Realistic lab exercises include illustrations of prescription orders, and cover concepts such as hand hygiene, counting medication, prescription interpretation, data entry, pharmacy conversions, inventory management, and prior authorization. Perforated pages make it easy to turn in exercises for evaluation. Over forty lab exercises cover a wide range of skills needed for retail pharmacy, in-patient (hospital) pharmacy, home healthcare pharmacy, long term care pharmacy, and mail order pharmacy. Illustrations of prescription orders provide a practical, real-world learning experience. Perforated pages allow students to turn in completed lab exercises for evaluation. Includes helpful references to Elsevier pharmacy technician products (i.e., Hopper), but can also be used as a standalone workbook.

Math for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Cpht PhD Gatlin Education Lorraine Zentz
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449611507
Release Date: 2010-08-15
Genre: Medical

Math for Pharmacy Technicians is an introductory text covering the key math skills needed for Pharmacy Technicians. This text is an essential resource for both Pharmacy Technician students and practicing Pharmacy Technicians. Presented in a simple and clear manner, students will find numerous solved problems and a step-by-step format that allows for quick comprehension. Key features include practice problems with answers, written procedures, boxes with tips, exercises, and chapter quizzes to reinforce student learning. Instructor Resources: PowerPoints and Pre and Post Test Answers Student Resources: Companion Website

Workbook and Lab Manual for Mosby s Pharmacy Technician

Author: Elsevier
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292252
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Genre: Medical

With chapter-by-chapter review and practice, this easy-to-use workbook and lab manual reinforces your understanding of key facts and concepts from Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition. Chapter-specific lab exercises and skill check-off sheets correspond to procedures in the textbook, and a wide variety of review questions (including fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice), exercises, and activities help you study more effectively and learn to apply your knowledge for success on the job. Practice with the most important subject areas taught in pharmacy technician programs prepares you for the PTCE and your future job. Critical thinking exercises help you apply what you’ve learned to real-life situations. Fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice questions reinforce chapter material. UNIQUE! Internet research activities prepare you for research tasks you will encounter on the job. Math calculation exercises help you master this difficult area of pharmacology. NEW! Chapter-specific lab exercises give you applicable laboratory experience and practice. NEW! Skill check-off sheets let you track your progress with textbook procedures.

Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Manual

Author: Sandeep Bansal
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449649340
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Medical

Pharmacy Technician Laboratory Manual provides pharmacy technician students with opportunities for the practical application of theory by supplying different scenarios one might encounter working in a pharmacy. This manual will give students and educators alike different lab exercises that range from prescriptions, anatomy and physiology, law and ethics, HIPPA, compounding and infectious disease. Each chapter of this manual will provide a brief refresher on theory while focusing on lab exercises. Each chapter also includes questions and answers relating to the exercises, and a teachers manual is provided.

Pharmacy Calculations

Author: Joy Bellis Sakai
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283620
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Medical

Pharmacy Calculations: An Introduction for Pharmacy Technicians is designed for pharmacy technician students enrolled in a training program, technicians preparing for the certification exam, and for on-site training. As the role for pharmacy technicians continues to evolve and expand, one thing remains constant. The safety of patients is the highest priority for anyone working in pharmacy, whether in hospital, retail, or institutional practices. A thorough understanding of pharmacy math ensures accuracy in computations and safety and quality in practice. This book offers a complete review of the basic mathematics concepts and skills, which provide a foundation for more advanced understanding of pharmacy-related topics. The guide provides students with the pharmacy basics necessary for correctly interpreting prescriptions and drug orders, and for performing dosing calculations that technicians face every day. The chapters are broken down into four units and are organized to complement most pharmacy technician training curricula and to support the ASHP model curriculum: · Review of Mathematics · Systems of Measurement · Preparing for Problem Solving in Pharmacy · Dosing Calculations and Other Pharmacy Problems Key features throughout the book include: · Chapter objectives · Key terms and definitions · Examples of problem scenarios or calculations questions and solutions · “Tech Note!” —provides a highlight of key points within the chapters · “Numbers at Work” —illustrates why key concepts are important to know and skills are critical to master · Practice problems · A test bank · Appendices that include the parts of a prescription, a glossary of terms, conversions, and abbreviations tables. For additional resources related to this book, visit www.ashp.org/techcalculations.

Mosby s Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination E Book

Author: James J. Mizner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292641
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Genre: Medical

Covering everything you need to study for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and ExCPT exams, Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, 3rd Edition makes exam preparation easy. Review the content you'll see on the exam with handy outlines, test-taking tips and strategies, and electronic flash cards. Written by noted pharmacy technician educator James J. Mizner, this complete review tests your knowledge and simulates the actual PTCB exam with 17 different, 100-question practice exams in the book and online. This edition is modeled after the updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. A total of 1,700 review questions are included in 17 practice exams in the book and online. 100-question format of each practice exam simulates the PTCB and ExCPT exams, with multiple-choice questions and the same balance of content, for a realistic test taking experience. 700 electronic flash cards help you learn and remember facts by covering the top 200 most prescribed pharmaceuticals, top 50 herbals, abbreviations, and sound-alike drugs. Review content reflects the new percentages covered on the PTCB exam. A convenient outline format helps you to quickly review important information you'll see on the exam. Tips and suggestions prepare you for test-taking success by providing an insider’s perspective on what to expect and how to prepare for your exam when you have limited time. Seven practice exams in the book feature the same format and content emphasis as the national exam. Ten practice exams on the Evolve companion website in both timed and untimed modes help you identify any areas of weakness, and include instant feedback and remediation. UPDATED content includes current drug information and pharmacy practice procedures based on the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. NEW! Chapter objectives provide a clear breakdown of content and goals for review.

Manual for Pharmacy Technicians 4th Ed AND Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians Package

Author: Bonnie S. Bachenheimer
Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ISBN: 1585284483
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Medical

Workbook for Manual for Pharmacy Technicians This brand new companion workbook contains additional exercises & assessment activities for every chapter of the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition. It incorporates a wide range of questions & activities, such as: multiple choice, short answer/fill in the blank, matching terms, crossword, true or false, cryptograms, puzzles, and research questions. This resource includes more than 700 exercises and can be used by individual students & practitioners for self-assessment in conjunction with the Manual, or used in class by instructors for exercises and activities. Manual for Pharmacy Technicians 4th Edition 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.