Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext E Book

Author: DAA Enterprises, Inc.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323484985
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre: Medical

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.

Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext E Book

Author: DAA Enterprises, Inc.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323263467
Release Date: 2013-07-10
Genre: Medical

Gain a head start on your career as a pharmacy technician with Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition. This innovative software/worktext package incorporates the full version of real 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. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions guide you through entering patient data, prescription/medication orders, and insurance information, reviewing inventory, and more, enabling you to acquire the skills and experience for professional success before you leave the classroom! UNIQUE! Full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software reflects the software programs you'll encounter in the workforce and enables you to work through realistic practice scenarios. Compatible with Windows 7, Vista, and XP. UNIQUE! Fully functional patient record database corresponds to worktext 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 more Worktext activities and case studies walk you through essential pharmacy tasks just as you'll perform them on the job. Detailed screenshots guide you through the pharmacy management software. Study tools on the companion Evolve website provide technical support, laboratory tips, and additional practice. UNIQUE! Enhanced institutional pharmacy coverage provides additional practice in: Extemporaneous compounding Total parenteral nutrition IV label preparation UNIQUE! Lab tips help you perform tasks more efficiently. Convenient new design incorporates full-color software screenshots, perforated pages, and a spiral binding to help you easily find and apply information.

Clerical and Data Management for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: Linda Quiett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781439057810
Release Date: 2012-02-03
Genre: Medical

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.

The Legal Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Diane L. Darvey
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 1585282804
Release Date: 2008-03-07
Genre: Medical

The pharmacy profession is extensively regulated at both the Federal and State level. Legal requirements and regulations underpin all of the functional areas in which pharmacy technicians perform their duties. In a simple, straightforward style, the Legal Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians teaches pharmacy technicians the essentials on how pharmacy is regulated. Issues such as the role of laws and regulations; regulation of prescription and non-prescription drugs; FDA drug labeling, package inserts, and warnings; state registration and licensing of technicians; and confidentiality and privacy issues are covered in a concise, understandable way. Inside you’ll find detailed information on: Legal and regulatory systems for pharmacy in the U.S. Federal and state laws and regulations for drugs Controlled substance laws and regulations Confidentiality and privacy of patient records and information This guide also includes chapter learning objectives, key points, and chapter review questions and answers to prepare pharmacy technicians for the PTCB exam as well as their daily professional activities.

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians E Book

Author: Robert M. Fulcher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292320
Release Date: 2013-12-27
Genre: Medical

Written for pharmacy technicians, and addressing the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition helps you learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. A practical worktext format covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders, introducing key calculation and conversion concepts and then providing hundreds of problems so you can practice and master the material. Other vital topics include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications based on a patient's age or body weight. Written by experienced pharmacist Robert Fulcher and educator Eugenia Fulcher, Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you learn calculation skills and develop the competencies needed by pharmacy technicians. Learning objectives and definitions of key words begin each chapter. Pretests in each chapter allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. Step-by-step examples make it easy to learn and remember how to do equations and use formulas. Hundreds of practice problems provide practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Actual drug labels accompany examples and problems, for real-world experience with the information you will see in pharmacy practice. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians chapter introduces the calculations needed in retail pharmacy settings. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help you associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Points to Remember boxes make it easy to learn and remember key information. Review of Rules sections in each chapter summarize the rules and methods for performing equations. Chapter reviews provide a quick summary of the key concepts in each chapter. Posttests in each chapter allow you to assess how well you have learned the material. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess your knowledge of all major topics covered in the book. Helpful study tools also include an answer key for odd-numbered problems and a comprehensive glossary. Updated content meets ASHP requirements and features new topics such as powder volume and compounding problems, formulas for reducing and enlarging medications, and opportunities to write out prescription label directions. Tech Note boxes offer helpful advice on real-life situations you may encounter in the pharmacy. Tech Alert boxes warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patients' safety. Additional prescription and practice exercises give you valuable experience with translating physician directions into patient instructions.

Sterile Processing for Pharmacy Technicians

Author: Karen Davis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455711277
Release Date: 2013-09-16
Genre: Medical

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.

Medication Workbook for Pharmacy Technicians A Pharmacology Primer

Author: David R. Bright
Publisher: Morton Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617310904
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Medical

Officially endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), this practical workbook provides a basic introduction to pharmacology and reinforces the use of medications for prospective technicians to work in a pharmacy and to help prepare them for the pharmacy technician national certification exams.

Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext

Author: Jahangir Moini
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285401584
Release Date: 2012-05-14
Genre: Medical

Math is a critical element of pharmaceutical care and a sound knowledge of math concepts is key to succeeding as a pharmacy technician. The second edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS: A WORKTEXT provides an effective, hands-on guide to essential math skills, from simple addition and subtraction to formulas used in dosage calculations and basic business math. This highly practical reference helps students develop strong math skills to perform accurate calculations with confidence and prevent medication errors. In addition to informative content, the text includes abundant examples of medication labels, medical forms, and other images to help students apply professional skills in real-life situations. Now thoroughly updated, this edition is more useful than ever, providing an invaluable resource for students and professional pharmacy technicians alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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

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.

Lab Experiences for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: Mary E. Mohr
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781756650
Release Date: 2005-11-01
Genre: Medical

Filled with practical, hands-on laboratory exercises, this book is an ideal laboratory manual for pharmacy technician education programs. It covers the laboratory skills technicians need to dispense retail prescriptions, inpatient medication orders, I.V. admixtures, and extemporaneous compounds and measure, mix, mold, package, and label medications. Chapters include step-by-step laboratory exercises and pre-lab and post-lab questions to promote critical thinking. Also included are role-playing scenarios to fine-tune students' patient communication skills. An appendix provides instructors with lists of required equipment and chemicals necessary to create a lab.

Pharmaceutical Calculations for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: Barbara E. Lacher
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078176310X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.

Pharmacy Practice Today for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: LiAnne C. Webster
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323169872
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Medical

Reinforce your knowledge of the pharmacy technician role, and prepare for certification exams! Corresponding to the chapters in Pharmacy Practice for Today's Pharmacy Technician: Career Training for the Pharmacy Technician, by LiAnne Webster, this practical workbook offers a wide variety of review questions relating to essential pharmacy technician tasks and skills. Critical thinking exercises help you apply what you've learned to real-life situations in pharmacy practice. Fill-in-the-blank, matching, and multiple-choice questions test your understanding of chapter terminology and content, and help you prepare for exams. Critical Thinking exercises in each chapter use case studies to apply what you've learned to real-life situations. Internet research activities ask you to perform online research.