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Information Technology
for Pharmacists

by Richard Fisher

Information Technology for Pharmacists provides a basic understanding of all aspects of computing and how this knowledge can be applied to pharmacy practice.

Contents

Fundamentals

  • PC Terminology

Operating Systems and Security

  • What is an Operating System?

Database Fundamentals

  • What is a Database?
  • Types of Database
  • Structure of Data
  • Referential Integrity
  • Performance and Indexes
  • Data Types
  • Database Schema
  • Database Design and Data Collection
  • Reporting Tools

Networks and Communications

  • What is a Network?
  • How Networks Evolved
  • Why are Networks Important?
  • How do Networks Work?
  • Physical Equipment
  • Network Software
  • Different Types of Network That May Be Encountered
  • Small Office/Home Office Network Configurations

Application Software

  • Developing Software Applications
  • Obtaining Application Software
  • General-Purpose PC Applications

Information Retrieval and Data Mining-Reporting

  • Database Information
  • Different Types of Tool
  • Developing and Designing Reporting Information
  • Designing and Producing Reports

Procurement, Project Management and Implementation of Systems

  • Procuring Systems-Introduction
  • Procurement
  • Project Management

Training

  • Training Requirements

Support

  • Software Maintenance

Business Disaster and Recovery

  • Assessing Business Risk
  • Backup and Recovery Strategies

Internet (World Wide Web) and Information Sources

  • The Internet and Its Beginnings
  • Basics of a Web Site
  • Creating a Web Site
  • Information Sources

Primary and Secondary Care Systems

  • Hospital and Community Systems
  • Enabling Technologies for NPfIT (Connecting for Health)
  • Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions
  • NHS Care Records Service

Glossary
Index

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Information Technology for Pharmacists
by Richard Fisher
2006 243 pages $49.95 + shipping
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