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The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE®
Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination
by Dick R. Gourley

The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE® provides a comprehensive review of:

  • basic pharmaceutical principles (dosage forms, math, bio-pharmaceutics, kinetics, basic and parenteral compounding, among others)
  • the basic medical sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, microbiology, and immunology)
  • social and administrative sciences (practice management, pharmacoeconomics, biostatistics, health care systems, etc.)
  • the clinical sciences (basic therapeutics, communication skills, etc.)

These topics are all included in the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination that must be passed by graduates of foreign pharmacy schools before proceeding to the NAPLEX® and licensure in the United States.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive review of basic pharmacy education
  • User-friendly information
  • Most important information in the four areas covered on the FPGEE®
  • Summaries of key points
  • Pertinent references
  • Self study questions and answers
  • Study tips


Section One – Basic Biomedical Sciences

  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Pathology and Pathophysiology
  3. Microbiology
  4. Immunology
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Molecular Biology and Genetics
  7. Biostatistics

Section Two – Pharmaceutical Sciences

  1. Medicinal Chemistry
  2. Pharmacology
  3. Pharmacognosy: Complementary and Alternative Treatments
  4. Toxicology
  5. Bioanalysis
  6. Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
  7. Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  8. Pharmacogenetics
  9. Extemporaneous Compounding and Parenteral and Enteral Products

Section Three – Social, Behavioral, and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences

  1. Health Care Delivery Systems
  2. Economics and Pharmacoeconomics
  3. Pharmacoepidemiology
  4. Federal Pharmacy Law
  5. Origin and Evolution of Pharmacy as a Separate Profession
  6. Ethics
  7. Professional Communications
  8. Social and Behavioral Aspects of Practice

Section Four – Clinical Sciences

  1. Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacist-Provided Care
  2. Medication Dispensing and Distribution Systems
  3. Guidelines and Clinical Trials
  4. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  5. Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Care
  6. Pharmacist-Provided Care for Special Populations
  7. Drug Information
  8. Medication Safety
  9. Clinical Trial Design
  10. Patient Assessment Laboratory


  1. Normal Laboratory Values
  2. Drugs in Renal Failure
  3. Drugs in Hepatic Failure
  4. Top 200 Prescription Drugs
  5. Top Over-the-Counter Products
  6. Drugs Excreted in Breast Milk
  7. Drugs That May Cause Photosensitivity
  8. Drug Information Resources by Category
  9. Drugs That Should Not Be Crushed
  10. Use-in-Pregnancy Ratings
  11. Sugar- Free Products
  12. Alcohol-Free Products
  13. Common Drug Interactions: Cytochrome P450 Interactions

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The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE® Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination
by Dick R. Gourley
2010 • 612 pages • $155.00 + shipping
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