Author: Patricia K. Anthony
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2003-12-01
This comprehensive review prepares students for the pharmacy technician certification exam. It focuses largely on pharmacy mathematics which constitutes a large portion of the exam, and is generally considered the most difficult portion of the test.
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW, 3E is a comprehensive, all inclusive study tool to help prepare your students to become certified pharmacy technicians on a national level. This book mirrors content covered on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and provides both exam content review and practice opportunities in a variety of formats. Ideal for review courses and for individual study, this book is a must-have tool for anyone preparing to take the PTCB and ExCPT exams. Sections are structured to help your students focus on critical topic areas outlined by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board; including 14 chapters specifically on mathematics with examples and end-of-chapter review questions. This new edition also includes greatly expanded chapters on pharmacology, updated end-of-chapter practice questions, two cumulative tests at the end of the book, and solutions to all chapter review questions and practice exams. For even more practice, the back-of-book CD offers 600 additional review questions to create timed exams that simulate the actual PTCE! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Patricia K. Anthony
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release Date: 1999-07-01
This comprehensive review prepares students for the pharmacy technician certification exam. It focuses largely on pharmacy mathematics which constitutes a large portion of the exam, and is generally considered the most difficult portion of the exam. In addition, the text focuses on the primary content areas covered in the exam. A unique feature of the review is a test to assess the individual's level and identify areas that require additional study. The review includes a mock certification exam for students to monitor their progress. Both tests are written in the same format as the actual certification exam, providing students with valuable practice. The text's comprehensive coverage of pharmacy practice, regulations, mathematics, pharmacology, and drug nomenclature prepares students for the certification exam. Solutions/answers to review questions and exercises are provided for immediate feedback.(pharmacy technician certification exam, pharmacy technician exam review)
Author: James J. Mizner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-03-12
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.
This is a must-have book for anyone preparing to take the Pharmacy Technician National Certification Exam. Essential material summaries provide a concentrated review of the topics covered on the National Certification Exam. Each chapter ends with a multiple-choice quiz to reinforce the review material covered in the chapter. Over 1,200 questions along with example case studies will help you assess your knowledge of the topic areas covered on the exam. A comprehensive 150-question test written in National Certification Exam style is also included. Answers for all of the quizzes and tests are provided at the back of the book. For those looking for more practice, a CD-ROM is packaged with the book that includes an additional 600 multiple-choice questions along with the option to create an unlimited number of comprehensive exams.
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: 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: Barbara Lacher
Release Date: 2010-11-16
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!
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.
LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS consists of Theory Review and Procedures and Self-Evaluation. The first part is broken up into three sections: General Concepts, Non-sterile Compounding Products, and Sterile Compounding Products. The second part contains three tests, one for each of the three sections in Part I. The book also features examples of Compounding Formulas and Dosage Calculations as Appendices. LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS features an easy to understand style of text, with many illustrative figures, hands-on exercises, compounding procedures, and alert boxes for important material. A CD-Rom with Instructor presentations and an Instructor’s Manual accompany the book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Patricia K. Anthony
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2002
This new book from The Secrets Series® covers not only mechanisms of action, uses, and pharmacokinetics of all major drugs and new arrivals, it also includes a clear explanation of the physiology and biochemistry behind the concepts-and it relates this material to clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. Perfect for the current pharmacology curriculum and practical enough for everyday clinical use. Excellent quick refresher for practitioners and nurses Presents coverage of major drugs as well as new arrivals Geared toward use in pharmacology courses Appendix discusses areas in pharmacology that are difficult for students (e.g., cardiac action potential) Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review 50 succinct chapters written by experts their fields All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® Thorough, highly detailed index
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: Trivium Test Prep
Release Date: 2015-10-28
Think all PTCB study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the PTCB Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps PTCB Exam Study Guide 2015-2016 provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our pharmacy technician certification study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; PTCB practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package for the PTCB exam.
FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e delivers a clear understanding of how pharmaceuticals act within the body, and the ways drugs are used to treat patients today. Written to deliver complex information in a practical, easy-to-understand style, chapters impart a working knowledge of the medications that pharmacy technicians handle daily, along with each drug’s mechanism of action, indications, adverse effects, contraindications, and interactions. The reading begins with an overview of anatomy and physiology, then explores how the body systems react to specific drug classes, and takes a detailed look at certain diseases in the context of prescription drug treatments. Charts, graphs, warning labels, and drug tables add depth to the readings, while exhaustive appendices and review questions test understanding and prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Now more than ever, FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e is the complete learning solution for pharmacy technicians in training! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.