PTCB: The Ultimate Study Guide - Pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination This book will increase your chances of passing the PTCB Exam. It will provide a review of the major topics in pharmacy with sample questions that will help you retain and assimilate more the information presented. In addition, the answers to the sample questions are explained, so that you can learn from the answers, as well. This book include: All about the PTCB Exam How to Prepare for the PTCB Exam Math and Calculations in Pharmacy Review Questions on Math and Calculations Answers to Review Questions in Math and Calculations Most Significant Conversion Factors Review Questions on Conversion Factors Answers to Quiz on Conversion Factors SI Units of Measurements Statistics in Pharmacy Important Medical Transcriptions and Abbreviations Arabic and Roman numerals Review Questions on Statistics and Numerals Answers to the Review Questions Common Drugs You Must Know Pointers in Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients Inventory Control Systems System of Maintaining Medication Quality Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice Responsibilities of a Pharmacy Technician to Patients Review Questions for the PTCB Exams Answers to Review Questions on PTCB Exams Order your copy today!
Author: Noah Reifman, R.Ph., MS
Release Date: 2011-12-09
Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians has been recognized as the best review text for the PTCB's National Certification Exam by pharmacy technicians nationwide. But don't take our word for it...here's what just a few pharmacy technicians and educators have to say... "I am a certified pharmacy technician and an instructor at the central Arizona College, Pharmacy Technician Program. I have prepared all of our technicians for the national certification exam with the text Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians by Noah Reifman. It is by far the best study guide available to prepare for the PTCB exam.” -Myela Fox, CphT Banner Home Care “I am a Pharmacy Technician Instructor at Stark State College and Wayne College in Ohio. Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians written by Noah Reifman, RPH, MS., changed fear into confidence for the PTCB exam. The text is written in a ‘reader friendly’ fashion yet very ‘detail oriented’. It made the difference for my students.” - Janice Norcia-Sprankle Pharmacy Technician Instructor “I found the review text Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians to cover all topics needed to pass the national certification exam. I passed the exam with this review book and have personally recommended it to many technicians taking the exam. Written by a pharmacist who really cares about technicians and their future.” Kelly Fash, CphT With over 100,000 texts sold, Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians has an overall greater than 96% pass rate.
Author: James J. Mizner
Publisher: Jems Publishing Company
Release Date: 2013-09-20
Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. 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.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-12-25
Completely revised and rebuilt to correspond to the latest Pharmacy Technician industry standards, Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition includes all the information on pharmacy practice, anatomy and physiology, math calculation, and pharmacology you need to prepare for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. This approachable text includes new chapters on Medication Safety and Error Prevention and Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient, along with new information on the latest pharmacy laws, HIPAA, USP 797, and much more. With its clear writing, expert insight, and engaging study tools, you will be able to develop a better understanding of the complex pharmaceutical content you need to pass the PTCB examination and succeed on the job. Comprehensive coverage of the most important subject areas taught in pharmacy technician programs provides comprehensive coverage of pharmacy practice, A&P, and pharmacology to prepare you for the PTCE and your future jobs. Technician Scenarios and Technician Scenario Check-up boxes highlight real-world examples. Comprehensive drug tables with pill images and label photos make learning drug information easier. Tech Notes and Tech Alerts offer practical references related to the chapter subject matter. Mini drug monographs provide the drug information you need for the drugs covered in the text. A&P content is included in the Body Systems section to help you build a foundation for how drugs work in the human body. Technician’s Corner boxes include critical thinking exercises applicable to the chapter content. Pharmacist’s Perspective boxes provide insights from the eye of the pharmacist. NEW! Update of pharmacy laws offers the latest issues and information found on the PTCB examination, including: HIPAA, the Medicare Modernization Act recent legal changes due to the selling of pseudoephedrine products the issuance of multiple Schedule II prescriptions pending legislation requirements for Medicaid prescriptions NEW! Completely revised TOC includes chapters on community pharmacy practice, institutional pharmacy practice, additional pharmacy practice settings, and individual chapters on the body systems. UNIQUE! New chapter on Medication Safety and Error Prevention to address the growing reports of technician-related medication errors. NEW! Chapter on Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient highlights the increased customer-facing role that pharmacy technicians are now expected to have. NEW! Revised chapter on Math Calculations provides simple rules and examples for practice. NEW! Discussion of USP 797 covers the latest guidelines on all prescription and OTC medicines, dietary supplements, and other healthcare products manufactured and sold in the U.S. set forth by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). NEW! Full-color photographs of hospital, retail, and home healthcare offers a visual of key areas and automation in the practice of pharmacy.
Author: Judith L. Neville
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2012-03-13
Begin the task of studying for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE and ExCPT) by concentrating on those subject areas where you need the most help! Jones & Bartlett Learning has the resources you need to prepare for the certification exam. The Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide includes a bound-in online access code for Navigate TestPrep: Pharmacy Technician Exam Review. Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide and Navigate TestPrep are designed to equip candidates with excellent study tools that are intended to review the required level of information to prepare the candidate for the examination by focusing on the key topic areas. By the time you are done with the Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide and Navigate TestPrep, you will feel confident and prepared to complete the final step in the certification process—passing the examination! FEATURES • Emphasis on common trouble areas: • Aseptic Compounding • Basic Math and Pharmacy Calculations • Brand/Generic and Classifications • Updated abbreviations and pharmacy acronyms • Information on new pharmacy laws: electronic prescriptions and ordering of controlled drugs, pseudoephedrine tracking • Comparative analysis/information on the certification exams available to help students decide which exam to take • Coverage of Commonly Prescribed brand/generic drugs and their potential side effects, including: • IV drugs • Hazardous drugs • Retail drugs (with pronunciation key) • Review questions at the end of each chapter • Checklist for skills assessment • Abundant practice tests accompanied by detailed answer keys for further study INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: PowerPoint Presentations
Author: Anne Lauren Nguyen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2014-03
The intention of this crossword puzzle book is to prepare any student to pass the National Certified Pharmacy Board exam. A Pharmacy Technician career is very demanding and rewarding. To become a National Certified Pharmacy Technician, one must be prepared to only have to take once because the cost of the exam is expensive and will continue to rise. All students must review for this board exam. There are several different study techniques that can be employed, including flash cards, practice tests, and games, such as crossword puzzles. It is important to select the right method to study for the board exam. Whichever methods students select have an impact on the outcome of the exam. These crosswords puzzles can help students to memorize and/or recognize the answer since the board exam is mainly multiple choices. This crossword puzzle book contain more than 100 pages. The National Board Exam consists of many different types of exams. It can be one of the following: 1) 80% math and 20% drugs; 2) 80% retail and 20% hospital; 3) 70%hospital and 30% math; 4) 75% retail and 25% math; and 5) 90% top commonly used drugs and 10% math. This National Board Exam is not easy to pass unless students have mastered their drug knowledge as well as other subjects. In order to pass the Board Exam on the first try, one would benefit from using crosswords or word search methodology to study and attend the preparation classes. This book consists mainly of brand and generic names of the top 300 drugs with their drug classification. Students who use crosswords puzzles retain their memorization much better of the drug names and will have a higher chance of passing the exam. It is not easy to shuffle these 300 drugs, brand name and generic name, to a person's brain. Studies have shown that our brain can only absorb less than forty percent each day. Studying is a very time consuming process. It takes time for the brain to digest and store and convert into long term memory. Crossword puzzles and word search is by far the most effective style of learning for most students. It can help students build confidence when time to take the exam. The National Certified Board of Pharmacy exam contains mainly multiple-choice questions. There are a few questions on the exam that are for pre-trial purposes and will not scored. Each question provides four choices with only one correct or best answer. Students will not know which questions are scored and which are not. It is best to attempt to answer every single questions. Selecting the best answer reflects the outcome of students' memorization or recognize the right answer. Students who use this textbook and attend the preparation classes will have a greater chance of passing the Board Exam. Passing the exam depends on the students' time spent in studying and memorize all these top 300 drugs.
Author: Editors of Learningexpress LLC
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
Release Date: 2010-12
This comprehensive guide covers everything tested on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. All aspiring pharmacy technicians, in retail pharmacies, hospitals, or labs, must pass to be successful in the field. This guide includes:, Two full-length exams with detailed answer explanations, --Complete review of the career, including schools, requirements, recommended courses, and professional resources, --Review of pharmacy science and math, medications, dosages, pharmacy law, and state and federal regulations, --Glossary of key pharmacy tech term
Author: J. Michael Farr
Publisher: JIST Works
Release Date: 2000-07-01
Genre: Employment forecasting
Written by America's premier career and job search author, this book contains information on more than 100 of the fastest growing jobs in our economy. Job listings include details on earning potential, growth trends, educational requirements, and working conditions.
Release Date: 2012-01-09
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