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Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians Third Edition

Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians  Third Edition Author Kenneth M. Strandberg
ISBN-10 9781439853153
Release 2011-07-26
Pages 186
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As the practice of modern medicine becomes more and more pharmacology dependent, the role of pharmacy technicians is becoming more complex. This is true in terms of the medications they are required to deliver, as well as the legal responsibilities and ethical considerations that come with administering those medicines. Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians, now in its Third Edition, is designed specifically to provide technicians with the legal and ethical information they need to perform their jobs with absolute confidence. It covers all U.S. federal laws regarding pharmacy practice as well as other laws and regulations and their applicability to pharmacy technicians. It also addresses current issues such as herbal medications, privacy laws and rules, and drug pedigree. A unique section on ethics offers extensive discussion points and cases. Appendices provide extensive information on practice regulation in all states. Fully revised to address the latest procedural, ethical, and technological developments in this rapidly changing field, this third edition of a bestseller has been edited for clarity and provides a wealth of new material, including a new appendix on the legal status of electronic transmission of prescriptions. It covers the latest in state and federal regulations pertaining to the administration of new medications, including birth control and the morning-after pill, as well as new regulations on over-the-counter label claims. An essential resource for students and practicing technicians, this reference brings together the information that pharmacy technicians need to practice in a manner that is both legal and ethical. What’s New in this Edition: Updated information on over-the-counter label claims Updated sections on drug samples and the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 New sections on drug pedigrees and United States Pharmacopoeia Chapter 797 Expanded discussion of state rules and ethics regarding dispensing the morning-after pill and birth control medications New appendix on the legal status of electronic transmission of prescriptions Pedagogical Features: Offers end-of-chapter discussion questions and examples Contains a chapter on ethics with discussion points and cases Presents information in an easy-to-read format Comes with a CD-ROM containing PowerPoint slides for classroom use



Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians

Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians Author Kenneth M. Strandberg
ISBN-10 1587161311
Release 2002-08-28
Pages 196
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As a pharmacy technician you are expected to have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, and dispense medications. However, you must also have a working understanding of the laws and regulations that govern the dispensing of medications. While there are excellent books covering pharmacy laws, regulations, and ethics, most are aimed at the university-level pharmacy student. There is no text written specifically for the pharmacy technician. Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians fills that niche. It presents the exact amount of information required at a level that is appropriate to a technician's practice and role. This book discusses the many laws and regulations that pharmacy technicians must understand in order to practice in a legal and ethical manner. It presents an overview of the U.S. legal system, reviews the development of current laws and describes in detail the major laws affecting present-day pharmacy practice. Rather than searching through portions of several books, you can now find coverage of all the important legal topics in one source. Written and organized in a concise manner, Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians addresses the drug dispensing regulations and ethical issues technicians will encounter in their daily practice.



Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians

Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians Author Jahangir Moini
ISBN-10 9781285827322
Release 2013-07-14
Pages 272
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LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition explores the legal and ethical landscape surrounding pharmacy technician careers today. Interactive and thought-provoking, the text uses case studies to draw you into real-life legal and ethical dilemmas, which enhances critical thinking and broadens your perspectives. Beginning with an overview of liability as it applies to pharmacy technicians, chapters progress through state and federal regulations, ethics in pharmacy practice, HIPAA, workplace safety, and other key topics recommended by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Engaging features also include end-of-chapter questions, highlighted state regulations, a glossary, and eight in-depth appendices on important topics ranging from Medication Errors to State Boards. More than a text, LAW AND ETHICS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2nd Edition is an essential reference that helps you thrive in your ever-expanding pharmacy technician role and at any stage of your career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Comprehensive Exam Review for the Pharmacy Technician

Comprehensive Exam Review for the Pharmacy Technician Author Jahangir Moini
ISBN-10 9781111128470
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 400
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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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Clerical and Data Management for the Pharmacy Technician

Clerical and Data Management for the Pharmacy Technician Author Linda Quiett
ISBN-10 9781439057810
Release 2012-02-03
Pages 208
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Working with and understanding pharmacy management software is an essential skill for the pharmacy technician. CLERICAL AND DATA MANAGEMENT FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN covers all operations of pharmacy, from entering prescription data to third party insurance billing. Through its step-by-step approach and numerous screen visuals, students will easily learn how to enter customer and inventory data into a pharmacy computer system. With coverage of topics such as entering patient information, entering insurance information, entering prescriptions, and running reports, students will be prepared for their vital role in the day to day operations of any type of pharmacy. Examples of forms, prescriptions, and invoices ensure that students are trained in the proper clerical processes required of them in various practice settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Pharmacy Technician A Comprehensive Approach

The Pharmacy Technician  A Comprehensive Approach Author Jahangir Moini
ISBN-10 9781305686557
Release 2015-01-09
Pages 832
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Begin a rewarding pharmacy career with THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH, 3e! The book gives readers the knowledge and skills required for working with a licensed pharmacist in a variety of clinical and retail settings. Readings explore medical and pharmaceutical terminology, pharmaceutical calculations, pharmaceutical techniques, sterile compounding, pharmacy recordkeeping, pharmacy law and ethics, and much more. Designed for beginners, and is also an ideal resource for experienced pharmacy technicians in need of continuing education or those preparing for national certification exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics

Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics Author Robert M. Veatch
ISBN-10 9780190277024
Release 2017-06-16
Pages 336
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Pharmacists constantly face ethical choices -- sometimes dramatic matters of life-and-death decisions, but more often subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics identifies and discusses the broad range of ethics issues pharmacists confront in practice. Ranging from situations faced in direct patient care to broader issues, this book uses cases to explore topics and the ethical framework within which practitioners make decisions about such issues as assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, and confidentiality as well as the equitable distribution of drug resources within institutions or managed care organizations and clinical studies on vulnerable populations. As the scope of the pharmacist's role expands, pharmacists find themselves facing new ethical challenges. This third edition accounts for some of the many changes in pharmacy practice and in the delivery of health care since the second edition. It includes an entirely new chapter on health insurance and health system planning, and a discussion of the impact of the Affordable Care Act and cases that are updated to reflect current pharmacy practice models. It serves as a valuable resource regarding topics that are both specific to pharmacy practice and those that involve the health care system more generally.



Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext

Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians  A Worktext Author Jahangir Moini
ISBN-10 9781285401584
Release 2012-05-14
Pages 432
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Math is a critical element of pharmaceutical care and a sound knowledge of math concepts is key to succeeding as a pharmacy technician. The second edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS: A WORKTEXT provides an effective, hands-on guide to essential math skills, from simple addition and subtraction to formulas used in dosage calculations and basic business math. This highly practical reference helps students develop strong math skills to perform accurate calculations with confidence and prevent medication errors. In addition to informative content, the text includes abundant examples of medication labels, medical forms, and other images to help students apply professional skills in real-life situations. Now thoroughly updated, this edition is more useful than ever, providing an invaluable resource for students and professional pharmacy technicians alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians Second Edition

Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians  Second Edition Author Kenneth M. Strandberg
ISBN-10 9781420045574
Release 2007-04-25
Pages 208
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Still the only resource of its kind, the new edition of Essentials of Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians clearly explains those laws and regulations relevant to technicians, while also examining issues of ethics. Fully revised to cover new developments, it presents an overview of the US legal system, reviews the development of current laws, and describes those laws affecting practice today. It adds a chapter covering the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act, and the new FDA regulation on controlling pseudoephedrine sales. While Federal issues are covered throughout the text, state issues are addressed in the extensive appendices.



Fundamental Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

Fundamental Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians Author Jahangir Moini
ISBN-10 9781305686151
Release 2015-08-11
Pages 608
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FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e delivers a clear understanding of how pharmaceuticals act within the body, and the ways drugs are used to treat patients today. Written to deliver complex information in a practical, easy-to-understand style, chapters impart a working knowledge of the medications that pharmacy technicians handle daily, along with each drug’s mechanism of action, indications, adverse effects, contraindications, and interactions. The reading begins with an overview of anatomy and physiology, then explores how the body systems react to specific drug classes, and takes a detailed look at certain diseases in the context of prescription drug treatments. Charts, graphs, warning labels, and drug tables add depth to the readings, while exhaustive appendices and review questions test understanding and prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Now more than ever, FUNDAMENTAL PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, 2e is the complete learning solution for pharmacy technicians in training! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications Third Edition

Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications  Third Edition Author James E. De Muth
ISBN-10 9781466596733
Release 2014-04-28
Pages 847
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Building on its best-selling predecessors, Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications, Third Edition covers statistical topics most relevant to those in the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy practice. It focuses on the fundamentals required to understand descriptive and inferential statistics for problem solving. Incorporating new material in virtually every chapter, this third edition now provides information on software applications to assist with evaluating data. New to the Third Edition Use of Excel® and Minitab® for performing statistical analysis Discussions of nonprobability sampling procedures, determining if data is normally distributed, evaluation of covariances, and testing for precision equivalence Expanded sections on regression analysis, chi square tests, tests for trends with ordinal data, and tests related to survival statistics Additional nonparametric procedures, including the one-sided sign test, Wilcoxon signed-ranks test, and Mood’s median test With the help of flow charts and tables, the author dispels some of the anxiety associated with using basic statistical tests in the pharmacy profession and helps readers correctly interpret their results using statistical software. Through the text’s worked-out examples, readers better understand how the mathematics works, the logic behind many of the equations, and the tests’ outcomes.



PTCE Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Flashcard Book Online

PTCE   Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Flashcard Book   Online Author Della Ata Khoury, CPhT
ISBN-10 9780738612225
Release 2016-08-25
Pages 576
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REA's PTCE (Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam) Flashcard Book Updated Second Edition 500 Questions & Answers You Need to Know This latest addition to our Health Sciences series of flashcards is designed to help PTCE candidates check their test-readiness before taking the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Unlike most flashcards that come in a box, our cards are bound in an easy-to-use, organized book that makes it convenient to study anywhere. Written by a seasoned pharmacy technician instructor and based on the most recent exam, our study supplement covers everything you need to know for the PTCE: assisting the pharmacist in serving patients, maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the management of pharmacy practice. The flashcards are broken down by PTCE test topics and include multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations. The questions are similar to what you may encounter on the PTCE. The 500 flashcards are divided as follows: * 200 flashcards focused on the top 200 brand/generic drug names including their respective drug classes, indications, side effects, and special considerations * 50 flashcards focused on pharmaceutical terms and abbreviations * 250 flashcards focused on PTCE review material: - 165 flashcards on Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients - 55 flashcards on Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems - 30 flashcards on Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice After studying with the book, go online and review what you have learned at REA's Study Center. Our customizable e-flashcards and 3 practice quizzes give you the freedom to create your own PTCE study plan and study anywhere, anytime. You can also create your own unique flashcards for any sections of the test that give you difficulty. This flashcard book and the online tools that come with it, will help you personalize your PTCE prep by testing your understanding, pinpointing your weaknesses, and delivering flashcard study materials unique to you. If you're a pharmacy tech student and want extra practice and review before the exam, REA's PTCE Flashcard Book is the right Rx for your study needs.



Pharmacy Labs for Technicians

Pharmacy Labs for Technicians Author Jason P. Sparks
ISBN-10 0763852392
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 384
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"This laboratory manual provides students the opportunity to practice key skills in the areas of using drug references, managing patient records and prescriptions, compounding medications, working with crash cards and cart-fill requests, and preparing oral syringes and aseptic parenteral dosage forms."--Preface, p. ix.



Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Practice Author Kevin M. G. Taylor
ISBN-10 9780203303153
Release 2003-09-02
Pages 561
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Today's pharmaceutical services are patient-oriented rather than drug-oriented. This shift towards patient-centred care comes at a time when healthcare is delivered by an integrated team of health workers. Effective pharmacy practice requires an understanding of the social context within which pharmacy is practised, recognising the particular needs and circumstances of the users of pharmaceutical services and of pharmacy's place within health service provision. Designed for undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacists, Pharmacy Practice provides a background to the social context of pharmacy including: * the development of pharmacy practice * international dimensions of pharmacy practice * health, illness, and medicines use * professional practice * meeting the pharmaceutical care needs of specific populations * measuring and regulating medicines use * research methods, evaluation, audit and clinical governance



Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

Pharmacy Practice for Technicians Author Zachary I. Hanan
ISBN-10 9781285974293
Release 2014-01-03
Pages 624
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Designed to fully prepare readers for the challenges of a career in the pharmacy industry, the Fifth Edition of DURGIN AND HANAN'S PHARMACY PRACTICE FOR TECHNICIANS continues to provide readers with the comprehensive coverage that has made previous editions so popular. Useful as both a learning tool and a reference manual, this practical text covers all aspects of contemporary health care and pharmacy practice, including comprehensive information on basic pharmacy concepts and changes in pharmacy technician duties, practice and regulatory standards. With increased coverage of prescription drug plans, career opportunities, and communication skills, this classic text provides readers with the information needed to excel in a variety of pharmacy settings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Pharmacy

Pharmacy Author William N. Kelly
ISBN-10 9781351652155
Release 2018-02-01
Pages 397
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Now fully updated for its fourth edition, Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works continues to provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of pharmacy, from the various roles, pathways and settings of pharmacists to information about how pharmacy works within the broader health care system. Beginning with a brief historical perspective on the field, the book discusses the many facets of the pharmacy profession. It describes the role of pharmacists in different settings and provides information ranging from licensing requirements to working conditions, highlighting the critical role of pharmacists within the health care system. The author examines the drug use process with sections on distribution, prescribing, dispensing, and pricing. He also discusses the role of pharmacy support personnel. A chapter on informatics explores how pharmacy has evolved through information technology and automation. Additional chapters cover poison control, pharmaceutical care, pharmacy organizations, the drug approval process, and career development. Designed for classroom and professional use, the book contains numerous tools to facilitate comprehension, including: Learning objectives to help readers focus on the goals of each?chapter Informative tables and figures summarizing data Summary paragraphs tying in salient points Discussion questions and exercises to test assimilation "Challenges" which place the material in broader context Websites and references to encourage further study This valuable text provides a look into the profession that is both broad and deep, supplying a one-stop introduction to a promising career in pharmacy.



Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries

Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries Author Ahmed Fathelrahman
ISBN-10 9780128017111
Release 2016-02-13
Pages 516
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Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges offers a detailed review of the history and development of pharmacy practice in developing countries across Africa, Asia, and South America. Pharmacy practice varies substantially from country to country due to variations in needs and expectations, culture, challenges, policy, regulations, available resources, and other factors. This book focuses on each country’s strengths and achievements, as well as areas of weakness, barriers to improvement and challenges. It sets out to establish a baseline for best practices, taking all of these factors into account and offering solutions and opportunities for the future. This book is a valuable resource for academics, researchers, practicing pharmacists, policy makers, and students involved in pharmacy practice worldwide as it provides lessons learned on a global scale and seeks to advance the pharmacy profession. Uses the latest research and statistics to document the history and development of pharmacy practice in developing countries Describes current practice across various pharmacy sectors to supply a valuable comparative analysis across countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America Highlights areas of achievement, strengths, uniqueness, and future opportunities to provide a basis for learning and improvement Establishes a baseline for best practices and solutions