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.
Table of Contents
PART 1: THEORY REVIEW AND PROCEDURES.
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.
PART 2: SELF-EVALUATION.
Section I: Test for General Concepts.
Section II: Test for Nonsterile Compounding Products.
Section III: Test for Sterile Compounding Products.
Appendix A – Examples of Compounding Formulas.
Appendix B – Dosage Calculations.