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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Pharmacy Technician Certified Board Preparation Comprehensive Review Manual

Author: Anne Nguyen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1456863274
Release Date: 2011-04-12
Genre: Reference

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".

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 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.

Pharmacy Technicians Core Curriculum

Author: Joy Bellis Salai
Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ISBN: 1585283827
Release Date: 2012-11-30
Genre: Medical

The newest technician package from ASHP offers the essentials for a pharmacy technician program core curriculum. Order theManual for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition, Pharmacy Calculations: An Introduction for Pharmacy Technicians, andUnderstanding Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians together and Save! Pharmacy Calculations: An Introduction for Pharmacy Technicians provides students with the pharmacy basics necessary for correctly interpreting prescriptions and drug orders, and performing dosing calculations that technicians face every day. Throughout Understanding Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 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. The 4th edition of the best-selling Manual for Pharmacy Technicians can help master the practical skills and gain the foundational knowledge all technicians need to be successful.