The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 7e

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Print ISBN  9781640431393
• eBook ISBN  9781640432192
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The Pharmacy Technician Workbook and Certification Review, 7e, is a valuable tool to prepare for the national PCTE and ExCPT certification exams. It corresponds with The Pharmacy Technician, 7e textbook. This edition has been updated to align with the Fifth Edition of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Model Curriculum for Pharmacy Technician Education and Training Programs and the 2020 content outline for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE).

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Table of Contents
Versions and Packages
About the Author
  • More than 1,000 exercises and problems for self-testing, with answers included in the back of the book to self-check.
  • Hundreds of carefully explained key concepts and terms.
  • In The Workplace sections, which provide sample job-related documents and skills checklists.
  • 15 hands-on laboratory activities, which provide practical, active-learning applications.
  • Two certification practice exams: one in the ExCPT format and one in the PTCE format.
  • Calculations Practice Exam incorporating the 2020 content for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE).
  • Lists of commonly refrigerated drugs and the top 200 most-prescribed drugs by classification.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Pharmacy & Health Care
Chapter 2: The Professional Pharmacy Technician
Chapter 3: Pharmacy Laws, Regulations, & Ethics
Chapter 4: Information
Chapter 5: Terminology
Chapter 6: Calculations
Chapter 7: Prescriptions
Chapter 8: Routes & Formulations
Chapter 9: Nonsterile Compounding
Chapter 10: Sterile Compounding & Aseptic Techniques
Chapter 11: Basic Biopharmaceutics
Chapter 12: Factors Affecting Drug Activity
Chapter 13: Common Drugs & Their Uses
Chapter 14: Inventory Management
Chapter 15: Financial Issues
Chapter 16: Community Pharmacy
Chapter 17: Hospital Pharmacy
Chapter 18: Other Environments
Pharmacy Technician Labs
Practice Exams
Appendix A: Top 200 Most-Prescribed Drugs by Classification
Appendix B: Commonly Refrigerated Drugs
Appendix C: ASHP Model Curriculum Goals
Answer Key
Key Concepts Index
About the Author

Perspective Press is the developer of The Pharmacy Technician, the best-selling text for pharmacy technician training that is endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association. The Pharmacy Technician employs a visual two-page spread approach that integrates text and graphics and presents topics in content-specific learning landscapes.

Dennis Hogan founded Perspective Press in 1993 with the goal of publishing visually-oriented texts that were easier and more effective learning tools. Prior to that, Dennis spent more than fifteen years in various publishing roles at Prentice-Hall. He also spent nearly two decades developing and managing National Geographic Learning, a leading English language learning publisher. He believes that textbooks can be powerful learning tools if they reflect life authentically and visually.