Mosby's Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323673242, 9780323709811

Mosby's Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians

2nd Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: Karen Davis
Paperback ISBN: 9780323673242
eBook ISBN: 9780323709811
eBook ISBN: 9780323709835
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 5th February 2020
Page Count: 368

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Gain a complete introduction to institutional pharmacy practice and efficiently prepare for the new sterile compounding certification exam! Comprehensively covering sterile products, aseptic technique, and the workings of the sterile compounding facility, Mosby’s Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition, focuses on safe and accurate practice. This edition has expanded and updated coverage to address preparation, processing, medications, technique, and documentation, with review, analysis, and application of <USP 797>, <USP 800>, and <USP 825> and additional content on waste management, workflow, safety and compliance, billing and reimbursement, and emergency management. Illustrations abound, and content is brought to life with an updated art program, step-by-step procedures, and technician notes and alerts. Certification review questions are included with each chapter, and online student and instructor resources round out the offering.

Key Features

  • Competency forms, lab activities, and sample compounding orders allow you to perform basic, hands-on aseptic manipulations in the lab.
  • Mini-case scenarios promote critical thinking and application.
  • Tech Notes, Tech Alerts, and Did You Know? boxes offer key information on-the-job success.
  • Content modeled after ASHP curriculum for technician training.
  • Chapter quizzes and an online sample exam offer student practice and exam preparation.
  • Instructor support materials online, including lesson plans, PowerPoint slides, a test bank, student handouts, answer keys, an image collection, and chapter pretests.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Sterile Compounding
2. Medications and Disease Management
3. Communication Within and Beyond the Pharmacy
4. Infection Control and Waste Management
5. Calculations Used in Intravenous Preparations
6. Medication Administration 
7. United States Pharmacopeia <USP797>: Pharmaceutical Compound-Sterile Preparations
8. The Sterile Environment
9. Equipment and Supplies
10. Sterile Practice
11. Packaging, Labeling, and Documentation of CSPs
12. Total Parenteral Nutrition
13. United States Pharmacopeia <800> Hazardous Pharmaceuticals
14. Hazardous Drug Preparation
15. United States Pharmacopeia <825> Radiopharmaceuticals - Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing, and Repackaging
16. Quality Management, Safety, and Patient Compliance
17. Third-Party Billing, Reimbursement, and Inventory Management
18. Operations and Emergency Preparedness
19. Looking Forward



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About the Author

Karen Davis

Affiliations and Expertise

Accreditation Alliance Consulting Services Pharmacy Technician Program Instructor Society for the Education of Pharmacy Technicians (SEPhT) Lyons, Georgia