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Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician
Second edition
by L. Michael Posey

Extensively revised, the second edition of American Pharmacists Association’s Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician remains an invaluable review book for candidates preparing for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.

The full-color 2nd edition, featuring more than 100 photos and figures to illustrate concepts, is also a unique resource for technician education programs.

Key Features:

  • More than 100 photos and figures to illustrate concepts
  • 4-color interior to make text more visually appealing
  • Organized to correspond directly to the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination’s Content Outline
  • 15 concise, yet detailed chapters organized in 4 major knowledge and function areas: Basic Information, Prescription Dispensing, Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems, and Assisting with Pharmacy Administration and Management

Contents

Basic Information

  1. role of the pharmacy technicin in pharmacy practice
  2. Pharmacy calculations, abbreviations, and terminology
  3. Drug classifications and formulations

Prescription Dispensing

  1. What happens when a prescription is processed
  2. Assisting with medication
  3. Pharmacy computer systemss and automation
  4. Interacting with patients
  5. Nonsterile compounding and bulk compunding
  6. Sterile compounding and radiopharmaceuticals
  7. How pharmacies are paid for prescriptions

Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

  1. Inventory control and management
  2. Special considerations: drug formularies, storage, recalls, and theft and diversion

Assisting with Pharmacy Administration and Management

  1. Quality assurance and control
  2. Fitting into your workplace

Appendices

  • Percetnage distribution of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination
  • Responsibilities tested in the PTCB Examination
  • Knowledge base required to perform responsibilities associated with each function of pharmacy technicians

Index

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Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician
Second edition
by L. Michael Posey

2007 • 300 pages • $47.95 + shipping
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