Mosby

Mosby's Pharmacy Technician

Principles and Practice

Completely revised and rebuilt to correspond to the latest Pharmacy Technician industry standards, Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition includes all the information on pharmacy practice, anatomy and physiology, math calculation, and pharmacology you need to prepare for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. This approachable text includes new chapters on Medication Safety and Error Prevention and Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient, along with new information on the latest pharmacy laws, HIPAA, USP 797, and much more. With its clear writing, expert insight, and engaging study tools, you will be able to develop a better understanding of the complex pharmaceutical content you need to pass the PTCB examination and succeed on the job.

Paperback, 768 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-5178-5

Contents

  • Unit One: Pharmacy Practice
    1. History of Medicine and Pharmacy
    2. Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies
    3. Competencies, Associations, and Settings for Technicians
    4. Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient NEW!
    5. Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration
    6. Conversions and Calculations
    7. Drug Information References
    8. Community Pharmacy Practice
    9. Institutional Pharmacy Practice
    10. Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings
    11. Bulk Repackaging and Non-Sterile Compounding
    12. Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding
    13. Pharmacy Stock and Billing
    14. Medication Safety and Error Prevention NEW!

    Unit Two:  Pharmacology and Medications
    15. Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System
    16. Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System
    17. Therapeutic Agents for the Muscular/Skeletal System
    18. Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System 
    19. Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System
    20. Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System
    21. Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System
    22. Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System
    23. Therapeutic Agents for the Immune System
    24. Therapeutic Agents for Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat
    25. Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatologic System
    26. Therapeutic Agents for the Hematologic System
    27. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications
    28. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

    Appendices
    A) Review for the PTCB Examination
    B) Top 200 Prescription Drugs
    C) Top 30 Herbal Remedies
    D) Glossary
    E) Index

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