The only book of its kind on the market, ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition explores nontraditional pharmacy practice for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. As pharmacy practice expands into long-term care, home health, home-infusion, mail-order, and hospice, pharmacy professionals must develop new skills in service delivery while accepting new roles and increased responsibility in the workplace. ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition prepares readers for these challenges while introducing the latest research and technologies in less familiar settings, such as specialty, nuclear, veterinary, and federal pharmacy, as well as telepharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Chapters outline and differentiate pharmacy technician and pharmacist roles in each practice setting. Features include learning objectives, chapter summaries, critical-thinking questions and answers, key terms, detailed appendices, and a variety of traditional and e-learning supplements for more practice and better memorization. ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE, 3rd Edition is an inclusive resource for students and professionals in all stages of their pharmacy careers.
Table of Contents
1. Pharmacy and the U.S. Health Care System.
2. Introduction to Long-Term Care.
3. The Long-Term Care Pharmacy.
4. Legislation and Regulations for Long-Term Care Pharmacy.
5. The Roles of the Pharmacist and the Pharmacy Technician in Long-Term Care.
6. Home Health Care.
7. Home Infusion Pharmacy.
8. Managed Care Pharmacy.
9. Mail-Order Pharmacy.
10. Specialty Pharmacy .
11. Nuclear Pharmacy.
12. Hospice Pharmacy.
13. Veterinary Pharmacy.
15. Federal Pharmacy.
16. Pharmaceutical Industry.
17. Advanced Roles and Future Trends in Pharmacy.
Appendix A: Material Safety Data Sheet.
Appendix B: Pharmacy Organizations.
Appendix C: Pharmacy Publications.
Appendix D: Answers to Self-Assessment Questions.