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Virtual Medication Safety for Technicians CD-ROM 1st Edition

Delmar Cengage Learning

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Overview

Medication errors can have serious, and at times, life threatening consequences. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a multimedia learning tool designed to simulate the day-to-day experiences of a pharmacy technician. with special emphasis on the most common medication errors encountered in practice. Through a "virtual" pharmacy, students will be provided with a safe environment to practice responding to customer requests, interacting with the pharmacist and co-workers, and handling the challenges that arise each day at the pharmacy. In addition, students will be exposed to different types of high-risk, life-threatening medication errors presenting an opportunity to learn how errors occur and how to systematically reduce those errors. Through practice and application in a low risk setting, students will be able to hone the professional skill-set needed to succeed in an externship and on the job. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a must have for anyone preparing for a career as a pharmacy technician.

  • Risk factors for medication errors are emphasized such as poor communication, misinterpreted handwriting, lack of drug knowledge, lack of patient knowledge, and drug name confusion.
  • Soft skills are reinforced such as interacting with customers and coworkers and communicating with physicians.
  • Through practical, hands-on experience, students are provided with the practice they need to apply the information in a risk free environment.
  • This resource is designed as a self-study/independent-study class supplement and requires minimal feedback from the instructor.
1. Tutorial.
2. Look Alike Drugs.
3. Abbreviations and Symbols.
4. Sound Alike Drugs.
5. MedWatch.
6. Incorrect Drug Dispensed.
7. Medication Interactions.
8. Labeling Mix-Up.
9. Stress and Fatigue.
10. Contaminated Medications.
11. Unprofessional Working Environment.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Virtual Medication Safety for Technicians CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111543624
Medication errors can have serious, and at times, life threatening consequences. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a multimedia learning tool designed to simulate the day-to-day experiences of a pharmacy technician. with special emphasis on the most common medication errors encountered in practice. Through a "virtual" pharmacy, students will be provided with a safe environment to practice responding to customer requests, interacting with the pharmacist and co-workers, and handling the challenges that arise each day at the pharmacy. In addition, students will be exposed to different types of high-risk, life-threatening medication errors presenting an opportunity to learn how errors occur and how to systematically reduce those errors. Through practice and application in a low risk setting, students will be able to hone the professional skill-set needed to succeed in an externship and on the job. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a must have for anyone preparing for a career as a pharmacy technician.

FOR STUDENTS

Virtual Medication Safety for Technicians CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781111543624
Medication errors can have serious, and at times, life threatening consequences. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a multimedia learning tool designed to simulate the day-to-day experience of a pharmacy technician, with special emphasis on the most common medication errors encountered in practice. Through a "virtual" pharmacy, you will be able to practice responding to customer requests, interacting with the pharmacist and co-workers, and handling the challenges that arise each day at the pharmacy. In addition, you will be exposed to different types of high-risk, life-threatening medication errors in order to demonstrate how errors occur and how to systematically reduce those errors. Through practice and application in a low risk setting, you will hone the professional skill-set needed to succeed in an externship and on the job. MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a must have for anyone preparing for a career as a pharmacy technician.