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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 5e

By: 
Perspective Press
Copyright: 
©2013
Suggested Student Price: 
$46.09
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Pages: 
288
Product Code: 
0720
ISBN-13: 
9781617310720
Product Format: 
Perfect bound

A companion piece for The Pharmacy Technician, 5e, The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 5e is officially endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). It provides a useful format for memorizing important information. Key concepts and terms are carefully explained. A great review when preparing for national certification exams such as the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) given by the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT).

About this Product

Features

  • Promotes memorizing principles for a technician
  • Over 1,000 exercises and problems for self-testing
  • "In the Workplace" sample documents and job-related information
  • Top 200 brand name drugs
  • Top 200 generic drugs
  • Top 200 brand name drugs sorted by classification

About the Author

Perspective Press

What's New in this Edition

New to this edition of The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 5e

  • Hundreds of new key terms and concepts
  • Many new multiple choice questions 
  • Expanded chapter on Drug Classifications
  • Appendix F featuring 15 hands-on lab activities
  • Two certification practice exams, one in the format of the PTCE and one in the format of the ExCPT incorporating the new blueprints announced in 2012
  • Calculation Practice Exam incorporating the new blueprints announced in 2012
  • All changes made to The Pharmacy Technician, 5e incorporated into the workbook

Table of Contents

Contents

1. Pharmacy & Health Care

2. The Pharmacy Technician

3. Drug Regulation & Control

4. Terminology

5. Prescriptions

6. Calculations

7. Routes & Formulations

8. Compounding

9. Parenterals: Compounding Sterile Formulations

10. Basic Biopharmaceutics

11. Factors Affecting Drug Activity

12. Information

13. Inventory Management

14. Financial Issues

15. Community Pharmacy

16. Hospital Pharmacy

17. Other Environments

18. Common Drugs & Their Uses

A. Top 200 Brand Name Drugs

B. Top 200 Brand Name Drugs by Classification

C. Common Generic Drugs by Classification

D. Top 50 Canadian Drugs

E. Commonly Refrigerated Drugs

F. Labs

Practice Exams

Answer Keys

Key Concepts Index