Pocket Guide for Pharmacy Technicians

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Cengage Learning, Feb 9, 2012 - Medical - 576 pages
The POCKET GUIDE FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, Second Edition, is an invaluable, practical reference for both students and professionals. Compiling essential pharmaceutical facts, formulas, and critical industry resources, this unique guide puts reliable answers and expert advice right at readers' fingertips. During classes, externships, or on the job, readers can quickly look up equations, conversion factors, drug information, and other helpful information relevant for both hospital and community pharmacy settings. Now updated to reflect the latest research, scientific advances, professional standards, and certification requirements, this new edition is an ideal guide for anyone involved in the clinical practice of dispensing medications. In addition to a full-color Drug Identification Appendix, it also features new and updated photos and illustrations. This pocket-sized, portable reference is a must-have resource to allow modern pharmacy technicians to be more efficient, accurate, and successful.
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Contents

Introduction
1
Community and Institutional Pharmacy
127
Drug Classifications and Pharmacologic Actions
313
Appendices
455
Glossary
571
Index
583
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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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