Pharmacy Practice Today for the Pharmacy Technician

1st Edition

Career Training for the Pharmacy Technician


  • LiAnne Webster
  • Key Features

    • In-depth coverage of medication safety and error prevention includes recent recommendations and actions taken by the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and The Joint Commission.
    • Content on intercultural competence addresses the changing demographics in our society.
    • A student journal on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to submit journal entries relating to your coursework and during externship rotations.
    • Review questions and critical thinking exercises are included at the end of each chapter.
    • Tech Notes provide practical, on-the-job hints.
    • Tech Alerts focus on warnings to watch for and avoiding common errors.

    Table of Contents

    Unit I: An Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

    1. Historical Review of Pharmacy Practice
    2. Pharmacy Law and State Boards of Pharmacy: Examining Regulatory Standards that Govern Pharmacy Practice
    3. The Study of Bioethics in Pharmacy Technician Practice
    4. Pharmacy Professional Organizations
    5. Medical Terminology — Learning the Language of the Medication Order
    6. Unit II: Community Pharmacy Practice

    7. The Structure and Workflow Processes of the Community Pharmacy Practice
    8. Team Building and Professionalism in Pharmacy Practice
    9. Pharmacology — The Study of Drugs and Their Effects
    10. Introduction to Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms
    11. Pharmaceutical Calculations
    12. The Principles of Non-Sterile Pharmaceutical Compounding
    13. Pharmacy Billing and Claims Processing
    14. Cultural Competence: The Journey to Effective Communication in a culturally Diverse Society
    15. Infection Control
    16. Pharmacy Materials Management
    17. Medication Safety and Error Prevention
    18. Unit III: Institutional Pharmacy Practice

    19. The Structure & Organization of Institutional Pharmacy Practice
    20. Institutional Pharmacy Practice II: Drug Distribution Systems
    21. Aseptic Admixture & Compounding Sterile Preparations
    22. Green Pharmacy Practice
    23. Preparing for What Lies Ahead: The Technician Career Path Overview
    24. Identifying Quality Leadership and CQI Process Management in Pharmacy Practice
    25. Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians<


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