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The Pharmacy Technician, 2nd Edition

  • Jahangir Moini Eastern Florida State College
  • ISBN-10: 143549959X  |  ISBN-13: 9781435499591
  • 807 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005
  • © 2011 | Published
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About

Overview

THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, SECOND EDITION is designed for beginning technicians, as well as practicing pharmacy technicians looking to hone their skills and seek national certification. The book provides comprehensive coverage of both hospital and retail pharmacy, laying the foundation for the reader to apply their skills in a variety of pharmacy practice settings. The book begins with general health science topic areas and progresses to specific pharmaceutical practice providing a well rounded approach to the study of pharmacy technology.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides more depth of content than other pharmacy technology books on the market.
  • Offers new chapters on the Body Systems, Common Diseases and Conditions, Microbiology, Medication Errors, and Sterile Compounding.
  • Offers new resources for students to practice and study; StudyWARE is a CD with additional quizzes and games, the workbook provides review and focuses on critical thinking and problem solving, and WebTutor provides additional quizzing and review in an online format.
  • Offers a well rounded systems approach by providing coverage of general health science topics initially followed by pharmacy specific topics.

Table of Contents

Section I. Introduction.
1. History of Pharmacy.
2. The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care.
3. Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians.
Section II. General Knowledge for the Pharmacy Technician.
4. Pharmaceutical and Medical Terminology and Abbreviations.
5. Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration.
6. Overview of Body Systems and their Functions.
7. Most Common Diseases and Conditions.
8. Microbiology.9. Pharmacology.
10. Immunology and Vaccines.
11. Nutrition.
12. Food and Drug Interactions.
13. Medication Errors.
Section III. Mathematics and Calculations Review.
14. Basic Mathematics.
15. Measurement Systems.
16. Calculation of Dosages.
Section IV – Pharmacy Practice Settings.
17. Safety in the Workplace.
18. Hospital Pharmacy Practice.
19. Community Pharmacy.
20. Advanced Pharmacy.
21. Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding.
22. Sterile Compounding.
Section V. Administrative.
23. Management of Pharmacy Operations.
24. Health Insurance.
25. Documentation, Billing, and Collections.
26. Inventory Control.
27. Computers in the Pharmacy.
28. Communications.
Appendix A. Professional Organizations.
Appendix B. Professional Journals.
Appendix C. State Boards of Pharmacy.
Appendix D. Answer Key.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • New chapters on the Body Systems, Common Diseases and Conditions, Microbiology, Medication Errors, and Sterile Compounding.
  • Offers new resources for students to practice and study; StudyWARE is a CD with additional quizzes and games, the workbook provides review and focuses on critical thinking and problem solving, and WebTutor provides additional quizzing and review in an online format.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jahangir Moini

Dr. Moini is a Professor of Science at Eastern Florida State College. Formerly the Director of Allied Health Programs at Everest University, where he established the Medical Assisting Program and Associate Degree Program, Dr. Moini also served the Brevard County Health Department as an epidemiologist and health educator consultant, offering continuing education courses on pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other important topics. Before coming to the United States, Dr. Moini spent nine years as an Assistant Professor at Tehran University Medical and Nursing School. An internationally published author of more than eight allied health textbooks, Dr. Moini is actively involved in helping students prepare for careers in various health professions, including pharmacy, nursing, and medical assisting.