Master the latest knowledge and skills you need to work successfully with today's licensed pharmacists in a variety of clinical or retail settings. Moini's THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 4E provides readings that explore the latest medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, and techniques. You examine critical topics, such as sterile compounding, record keeping, law, ethics, insurance, and billing. In addition, effective learning tools help you master medical and pharmaceutical terminology and avoid today's most common errors, all while strengthening your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. In addition, MindTap online learning resources are available to immerse you in today's typical pharmacy setting for hands-on practice with virtual pharmacy activities. Designed for entry-level students, this edition is invaluable for experienced pharmacy technicians pursuing continuing education or for anyone preparing for national certification exams.
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
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02 January 2020
Section I: PHARMACY PRACTICE. 1. History of Pharmacy. 2. The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care. 3. Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies. 4. Communication with Patients and Customers. 5. Pharmaceutical Information and References. 6. Prescriptions and Processing. 7. Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration. 8. Measurement Systems. 9. Conversion and Calculations. Section II: PHARMACY PRACTICE SETTINGS. 10. Safety in the Workplace. 11. Hospital Pharmacy. 12. Community Pharmacy. 13. Advanced Pharmacy. 14. Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding. 15. Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding. Section III: ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS. 16. Insurance and Billing. 17. Inventory Control and Management. 18. Medication Errors and Safety. 19. Drug Actions and Interactions. Section IV: MEDICATION EFFECTS ON BODY SYSTEMS. 20. Therapeutic Drugs for the Nervous System. 21. Therapeutic Drugs for the Musculoskeletal System. 22. Therapeutic Drugs for the Endocrine System. 23. Therapeutic Drugs for the Cardiovascular System. 24. Therapeutic Drugs for the Immune System. 25. Therapeutic Drugs for the Respiratory System. 26. Therapeutic Drugs for the Urinary System. 27. Therapeutic Drugs for the Digestive System. 28. Therapeutic Drugs for the Reproductive System. 29. Therapeutic Drugs for the Eyes, Ears, and Nose. 30. Therapeutic Drugs for the Integumentary System. 31. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Appendix A: Common Pharmacy Abbreviations and Acronyms. Appendix B: Professional Organizations. Appendix C: Professional Journals. Appendix D: State Boards of Pharmacy. Appendix E: Top Drugs by Prescriptions Dispensed. Appendix F: Drug Classes. Appendix G: Commonly Refrigerated Drugs. Glossary. Answer Key. Index.
Dr. Moini is a retired Professor of Health and Science who most recently taught at Eastern Florida State College. He previously served as Director of Allied Health Programs at Everest University, where he initially established the Pharmacy Technician Program before becoming director. Prior to coming to the United States, Dr. Moini served an Assistant Professor at Tehran University Medical and Nursing School. An internationally published author of 38 allied health textbooks, Dr. Moini devotes himself to helping today's students successfully prepare for a variety of health-related careers.
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