The POCKET GUIDE FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, Second Edition, is an invaluable, practical reference for both students and professionals. Compiling essential pharmaceutical facts, formulas, and critical industry resources, this unique guide puts reliable answers and expert advice right at readers’ fingertips. During classes, externships, or on the job, readers can quickly look up equations, conversion factors, drug information, and other helpful information relevant for both hospital and community pharmacy settings. Now updated to reflect the latest research, scientific advances, professional standards, and certification requirements, this new edition is an ideal guide for anyone involved in the clinical practice of dispensing medications. In addition to a full-color Drug Identification Appendix, it also features new and updated photos and illustrations. This pocket-sized, portable reference is a must-have resource to allow modern pharmacy technicians to be more efficient, accurate, and successful. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: DAA Enterprises, Inc.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Acquire the skills to succeed in the pharmacy, before leaving the classroom, with Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition. This innovative software/worktext incorporates the full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software to give you hands-on training performing the day-to-day tasks of a pharmacy technician — just as you will on the job. Expanded lab content, an updated drug database, and correlation with ASHP standards provide you with a comprehensive, current product to get you practice ready Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions guide you through essential functions in community and institutional pharmacy practice. UNIQUE! Full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software reflects the practice management programs you will encounter in the workforce — and enables you to work through realistic practice scenarios. UNIQUE! Fully functional patient record database corresponds to work text exercises to provide realistic practice: Adding new patients Determining possible adverse reactions Filling and refilling prescriptions Examining a patient's prescription history Identifying potential allergic reactions to drug ingredients and much more Worktext activities and case studies walk you through essential pharmacy tasks just as you will perform them on the job. UNIQUE! Institutional pharmacy coverage provides additional practice in: Extemporaneous compounding Total parenteral nutrition IV label preparation Detailed screenshots, lab tips, and hints guide you through the pharmacy management software. Study tools on the companion Evolve website provide technical support, laboratory tips, and additional practice.
Author: Linda Quiett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Working with and understanding pharmacy management software is an essential skill for the pharmacy technician. CLERICAL AND DATA MANAGEMENT FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN covers all operations of pharmacy, from entering prescription data to third party insurance billing. Through its step-by-step approach and numerous screen visuals, students will easily learn how to enter customer and inventory data into a pharmacy computer system. With coverage of topics such as entering patient information, entering insurance information, entering prescriptions, and running reports, students will be prepared for their vital role in the day to day operations of any type of pharmacy. Examples of forms, prescriptions, and invoices ensure that students are trained in the proper clerical processes required of them in various practice settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Karen Davis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-09-16
Covering aseptic technique and how to prepare sterile products, this book ensures safety, accuracy, and correctness of medications. Reflecting American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) competencies, this book provides principles and guidelines, laboratory exercises, and hands-on practice with actual institutional orders. Written by expert pharmacy technician educator, this book also provides checklists that map to ASHP competencies.
Author: Cpht PhD Gatlin Education Lorraine Zentz
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-08-15
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
Market: Pharmacy Technician students, Pharmacy Technician educators, Pharmacists Builds critical communication and management skills Includes problem-solving tips Part of the APhA Pharmacy Technician Training Series
Author: Stephanie C. Peshek
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2016-01-07
rofessional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician aids technicians in viewing themselves as professionals within the health system. This easy-to-read text addresses skills that facilitate interprofessional interactions in the workplace and increase safety in pharmacies by improving communication. This resource discusses topics dealing with interpersonal relationships, conflicts, training of new employees, management and supervision within the technician ranks, and the importance of the technician role within the healthcare system. Additional topics include patient safety, professionalism, organizational culture, ethics, human resources/labor relations, cultural competence, negotiation and emotional intelligence, customer service, substance abuse, security/risk management, career management, inventory management, and technology. The different topics were chosen based on conversations with technicians and technician educators, and research done by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. This accessible text will help students understand the background and history behind policies and workplace decisions. The real-life case studies and discussion questions promote a review of the reasoning behind good and bad decisions, to enable healthcare workers to make more educated decisions. This valuable resource will help pharmacy technicians to be a key contributor in creating a quality work environment.The new Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (PTAC) collaboration between (ASHP) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) is working towards assuring and advancing the quality of pharmacy technician education and training programs to new standards by 2020. This text is an excellent resource for PTAC accredited pharmacy technician education programs preparing curricula to meet the new 2020 Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) standards for certification and recertification.
Author: F. Randy Vogenberg
Release Date: 2006
Learn the fundamentals of reimbursement with this valuable guide. Pharmacy Reimbursement examines current issues, strategies, requirements, risk management, consumer awareness, and the evolution of pharmacy. It provides practical instruction for a variety of practice settings, including hospitals, home care, long-term care, and community/retail.Anticipating the transition to provider status, Pharmacy Reimbursement helps managers, practicing pharmacists and new graduates administer existing and emerging reimbursement tasks for Medication Therapy Management Services in patient care settings.This excellent resource provides pharmacists with a better understanding of reimbursement issues in order to best determine, and establish future professional practices.
PHARMACY TERMINOLOGY is unique in offering terminology directed to pharmacy technicians and pharmacists. It consists of 5 parts: Introduction to Terminology, Terminology of the Body Systems, Terminology of Special Populations, Terminology Related to the Pharmacy Profession, and Mathematics Review. This thorough resource of terminology is supported by the use of full color photos and illustrations that bring the text to life. To present a complete review of pharmacy terminology, it covers general terminology, drug terminology, and discusses pathological conditions along with the medications used to treat them. StudyWARE CD-ROM accompanies the book with a variety of question types, as well as correct pronunciations with audio examples. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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".
Overviews of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body system unit provide a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology to help you understand how drugs work in the body. Mini drug monographs in every body system and drug classification chapter contain valuable drug information and pill photos for quick reference. Summary drug tables with generic/brand name, usual dose and dosing schedule, and warning labels offer at-a-glance access to information about specific drugs. Helpful "Tech Notes" enhance your understanding of the practical knowledge needed in the pharmacy setting and helpyou relate new concepts to practical use. " Tech Alerts "offer critical reminders and warnings to help you learn to identify and avoid common pharmacy errors. "Technician's Corner" critical thinking" "exercises prepare you for on-the-job situations by providing a set of facts and askingyou to reach a conclusion.Updated drug information ensures you are familiar with the latest drug approvals and therapeutic considerations. Additional learning resources on the companion Evolve website include: Certification practice exam to better prepare you for the PTCB or ExCPT exam.More recall exercises and games to help you retain complex information."
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.