Higher Education

Laboratory Procedures for Pharmacy Technicians, 1st Edition

  • Jahangir Moini Eastern Florida State College
  • ISBN-10: 1418073946  |  ISBN-13: 9781418073947
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.25
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LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS consists of Theory Review and Procedures and Self-Evaluation. The first part is broken up into three sections: General Concepts, Non-sterile Compounding Products, and Sterile Compounding Products. The second part contains three tests, one for each of the three sections in Part I. The book also features examples of Compounding Formulas and Dosage Calculations as Appendices. LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS features an easy to understand style of text, with many illustrative figures, hands-on exercises, compounding procedures, and alert boxes for important material. A CD-Rom with Instructor presentations and an Instructor's Manual accompany the book.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers general lab concepts, non-sterile compounding, and sterile compounding.
  • Step-by-step procedures demonstrating various compounding techniques.
  • Alert boxes to highlight important material.
  • Exercises that allow hands-on practice.
  • CD-Rom with Instructor Presentations, Testbank, and an Instructor's Manual.

Table of Contents

Section I: General Concepts.
1. Safety in the Workplace.
2. Introduction to Compounding.
3. Prescriptions and Drug Classifications.
Section II: Nonsterile Compounding Products.
4. Equipment and Supplies for Nonsterile Compounding.
5. Extemporaneous Compounding.
6. Repackaging and Labeling.
Section III: Sterile Compounding Products.
7. Aseptic Techniques and Clean Rooms.
8. Equipment, Garments, and Gowning.
9. Sterile Preparations and Procedures of Compounding.
10. Inventory Control.
11. Quality Control and Assurance.
Section I: Test for General Concepts.
Section II: Test for Nonsterile Compounding Products.
Section III: Test for Sterile Compounding Products.
Answer Key.
Appendix A – Examples of Compounding Formulas.
Appendix B – Dosage Calculations.


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Instructor Supplements

Electronic Classroom Manager  (ISBN-10: 1418073954 | ISBN-13: 9781418073954)

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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.