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<

Details

No. of pages:
640
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323089395
eBook ISBN:
9780323292856
eBook ISBN:
9780323085793
eBook ISBN:
9780323292733
Print ISBN:
9780323079037

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