Key Features

  • Over forty lab exercises cover a wide range of skills needed for retail pharmacy, in-patient (hospital) pharmacy, home healthcare pharmacy, long term care pharmacy, and mail order pharmacy.
  • Illustrations of prescription orders provide a practical, real-world learning experience.
  • Perforated pages allow students to turn in completed lab exercises for evaluation.
  • Includes helpful references to Elsevier pharmacy technician products (i.e., Hopper), but can also be used as a standalone workbook.

Table of Contents

Orientation to the Lab
Hand Hygiene
Counting Oral Medication, Part I
Counting Oral Medication, Part II
Inpatient Prescriptions
Processing a Retail Prescription
Counting Record
Prescription Interpretation
Evaluating Prescriptions, Part I
Evaluating Prescriptions, Part II
Data Entry
Mail-Order Prescriptions
Medication Pronunciation, Part I
Medication Pronunciation, Part II
Medication Pronunciation, Part III
Medication Pronunciation, Part IV
Refilling a Retail Prescription
Scheduled Drugs
Brand/Generic Names
Product Classification
Inventory Management
Blood Glucose Monitoring
Pharmacy Conversions, Part I
Pharmacy Conversions, Part II
Prior Authorization (Insurance Claims)
Baker Cells
Extemporaneous Compounding, Part I (Intro to Equipment)
Extemporaneous Compounding, Part II (Class A Balance)
Extemporaneous Compounding, Part III (Ointment)
Extemporaneous Compounding, Part IV (Oral Suspension)
Drug Identification
Over the Counter Labeling
Advanced Prescription Interpretation
Design-A-Drug (Labeling Exercise)
Communication, Part I (Nonverbal)
Communication, Part II
Communication, Part III (Images)
Pharmacy Law
Pharmacy Technology

Prescription Drug Label
Prescription Information
Practice Prescriptions


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About the author

Judith Neville

Affiliations and Expertise

Vatterot College