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Fundamental Formulas For Pharmacy Techs A Complete And Simple Guide To Every Calculation A Pharmacy Technician Must Make Daily

Author : Vanessa Walker Rph
ISBN : 1478741066
Genre : Education
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Written by a Pharmacist with 17 years of experience in the field along with 10 years of experience teaching, training and developing Pharmacy Technicians, the first book in this series handles one of the more challenging areas of Pharmacy. The reader will learn how to apply mathematical principles to solve Calculations problems that range from simple to complex. You'll find this to be an quite valuable resource for Pharmacy Technicians.
Category: Education

Pharmaceutical Calculations For The Pharmacy Technician

Author : Barbara E. Lacher
ISBN : 078176310X
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53.26 MB
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Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.
Category: Medical

Fundamental Pharmacology For Pharmacy Technicians

Author : Jahangir Moini
ISBN : 9781305686151
Genre : Medical
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FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e delivers a clear understanding of how pharmaceuticals act within the body, and the ways drugs are used to treat patients today. Written to deliver complex information in a practical, easy-to-understand style, chapters impart a working knowledge of the medications that pharmacy technicians handle daily, along with each drug’s mechanism of action, indications, adverse effects, contraindications, and interactions. The reading begins with an overview of anatomy and physiology, then explores how the body systems react to specific drug classes, and takes a detailed look at certain diseases in the context of prescription drug treatments. Charts, graphs, warning labels, and drug tables add depth to the readings, while exhaustive appendices and review questions test understanding and prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Now more than ever, FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e is the complete learning solution for pharmacy technicians in training! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Medical

Pharmacy Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians

Author : Bradley J. Wojcik, PharmD
ISBN : 9781948477024
Genre : Medical
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Are you a pharmacy technician, or pharmacy technician student, who wants to learn a few simple methods of solving pharmacy calculations without a bunch of formulas? Would you like to raise your hand in Pharmacy Calculations Class, after the instructor explains a complicated formula, and ask to approach the white board to show the class a much simpler method? Do you want to go out on your externship and teach practicing pharmacy technicians how to preform pharmacy calculations? Do you want to walk into your Pharmacy Calculations Class on the first day knowing that you can ace all the tests before the course begins? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. The book’s first chapter covers the following auxiliary subjects, which are important to a well-rounded knowledge of pharmacy calculations. · Rounding Numbers · Roman Numerals · The Metric System · Scientific Notation · Significant Figures · Percent Error · The Apothecary/Avoirdupois/Household Systems The second chapter will teach you that all the following types of calculations can be performed with one simple method. If you can convert 5 g to mg using this method, you can solve the most complicated IV flow rate problem. · Unit Conversions · Dosage Calculations · IV Flow Rate Calculations · Percent Calculations · Percent Strength Calculations · Ratio Strength Calculations · Quantity to Dispense Calculations · Milliequivalent Calculations The third chapter covers concentrations and dilutions. While there is not one method of solving all these problems, you will quickly see that they all have common components. Topics covered are: · Preparing a Solution Using Two Different Strength Solutions · Preparing a Solution from a Stock Solution and a Diluent · Calculating the Percent Strength of a Mixture · Powder Volume Calculations · Serial Dilution The book includes plenty of exercises to hone your skills along with a self-assessment exercise. Finally, the book ends with a couple of “Pharmacy Calculation Puzzles”. These puzzles are for those students who want to say to themselves, “If I can solve these, I can solve any possible problem I will encounter.”
Category: Medical

The Pharmacy Technician

Author : United States. Air Force Medical Service
ISBN : UOM:39015074101166
Genre : Pharmacy
File Size : 35.67 MB
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Category: Pharmacy

Pharmacy Technicians Manual

Author : Jane M. Durgin
ISBN : UOM:39015003207159
Genre : Hospital pharmacies
File Size : 30.85 MB
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Category: Hospital pharmacies

Complete Math Review For The Pharmacy Technician

Author : William A. Hopkins, Jr.
ISBN : UCSC:32106019327888
Genre : Mathematics
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APhA's Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician is a friendly, self-instructional approach to lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with real-world practice problems and the author's good humor and encouragement, the book is a unique training resource, whether for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or the pharmacy practice setting.
Category: Mathematics

The Pharmacy Technician

Author : Marvin M. Stoogenke
ISBN : UOM:39015053126374
Genre : Medical
File Size : 39.83 MB
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From cover to cover, every aspect of this training guide prepares future pharmacists to succeed on the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Plus, the all-inclusive book prepares them to deliver high-quality service, and develop appropriate skill sets. It also makes a great, up-to-date reference during active practice—including topics beyond entry-level skills, such as patient monitoring, over-the-counter drugs, profiling, and recalls. Chapter topics examine the drug order, the drug monographs, terminology, pharmacy calculations, the distributive process, special pharmacy skills, the basics of human functioning and pharmacokinetics, common disease states and drug associations, drug classes and representative drugs, and OTC drugs. For pharmacists, medical assistants, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and licensed practical nurses.
Category: Medical


Author : National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012157066
Genre : Library catalogs
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Non Sterile For Pharm Techs Text And Certification Review

Author : Denise Propes
ISBN : 9780071829892
Genre : Medical
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LEARN HOW TO PREPARE QUALITY COMPOUNDED PHARMACEUTICALS IN ANY PRACTICE ENVIRONMENT Non-Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians is written to provide pharmacy technicians with a solid foundational knowledge of non-sterile compounding and to prepare them for the Pharmacy Technician Board Certification examination. It explains in detail the tools, equipment, and documents necessary to ensure the accurate preparation of compounded pharmaceuticals. You will find easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures for preparing liquid, solid, and semi-solid compounded dosage forms. Each chapter includes Pharmacy Technician Board Certification-style questions, calculation exercises designed to reinforce key concepts, and discussion topics to promote creative thinking. Non-Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians covers all the concepts and processes necessary to prepare the student, novice, or seasoned pharmacy technician with the tools to enter this growing pharmacy sector, or enhance their skills in order to be successful in any non-sterile compounding practice environment.
Category: Medical