Comprehensive Exam Review for the Pharmacy Technician

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 400 pages
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REVIEW FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, 2E is an essential book for your students as they prepare to take the Pharmacy Technician National Certification Exam. Essential material summaries provide a concentrated review of the topics covered on the National Certification Exam. Chapters are completely reorganized for improved mastery of information, with each chapter ending with a multiple-choice quiz to reinforce the review material. Chapters are structured to help your students assess their knowledge of the topic areas covered on the exam. Eight comprehensive self-examinations, each with 120 questions, are written in the certification exam style to provide a realistic test-taking experience. Answers for all of the quizzes and tests are included at the back of the book to facilitate self-directed study. To provide even more practice for your students, COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REVIEW FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, 2E includes a CD-ROM with an additional 600 multiple-choice questions, along with the option to create an unlimited number of comprehensive exams.
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Contents

Pharmacy Technicians and Professional Organizations
1
Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians
8
Pharmaceutical Terminology and Abbreviations
29
Structures and Functions of Body Systems
40
Common Disorders and Conditions
66
Dosage Forms and Routes of Drug Administration
88
Pharmacy Calculations and Mathematics
109
Biopharmaceutics and Factors Affecting Drug Activity
136
Sterile and Nonsterile Compounding
237
The Policies and Procedures Manual
261
Management of Pharmacy Operations
267
Financial Management and Health Insurance
274
Computer Technology and Automation
284
Inventory Control and Management
292
SelfEvaluation
300
Appendices
342

Pharmacology
148
Safety in the Workplace
179
Hospital Pharmacy Practice
189
Community Pharmacy
208
Advanced Pharmacy
218
The Role and Duties of Pharmacy Technicians
225

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About the author (2011)

Jahangir Moini is Professor of Allied Health Programs at Everest University in Melbourne, Florida where he established the Medical Assisting Program and Associate Degree Program for Pharmacy Technicians, as well as other programs. He is also a past Director of both the Allied Health Programs and the Associate Degree Program. Previously, Dr. Moini worked with the Brevard County Health Department as an epidemiologist and health educator consultant, offering continuing education courses and updating nurses on new developments related to pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other important topics. Over the past two decades, Dr. Moini a variety of health books internationally. He holds a Medical Doctor Degree, a Master's Degree in Public Health, and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician.

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