Thomson Delmar Learning's Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

ISBN-10: 1401848575

ISBN-13: 9781401848576

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jane M. Durgin, Zachary I. Hanan

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This valuable resource focuses on the competencies necessary to become a pharmacy technician in both institutional and community pharmacy practice. The framework of this easy-to-use book provides a stepwise approach for learning and understanding various components of the profession. This third edition of Thomson Delmar Learning?s Pharmacy Practice for Technicians emphasizes basic biopharmaceuticals, the administration of medications, and the use of drugs. Revisions include a new section on Clinical Aspects of Pharmacy Technology and five new chapters (Community Pharmacy Practice, Nonprescription Medication, Natural Products, Reimbursement for Pharmacy Services, and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board).
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List price: $200.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398

Jane M. Durgin, CIJ, R.Ph., R.N., M.S., Ed. D. was a Professor of Pharmacy Administration at the St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, Jamaica, NY.

Zacjary I. Hanan RPH, M.S. Director of Pharmaceutical Services and he is nationally recognized for his expertise on their respective topic.

Overview of Health Care
Organization Structure and Function of the Hospital
Home Health Care
Long-Term Care
Community Pharmacy Practice
The Profession of Pharmacy
Historical Developments in Pharmacy and Health Care
Drug-Use Control: The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care
Regulatory Standards in Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Ethics
Pharmacy Organizations
Clinical Aspects of Pharmacy Technology
Introduction to Biopharmaceutics
Principles of Pharmacology
Non-prescription Medication
Natural Products
The Prescription, Terminology, and Medical Abbreviations
Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms
Pharmaceutical Calculations
Extemporaneous Compounding
Parenteral Compounding
Administration of Medications
Drug Information Centers
Drug Distribution Systems
The Pharmacy and Infection Control
Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy Technology
The Policy and Procedure Manual
Materials Management of Pharmaceuticals
The Pharmacy Formulary System
Computer Applications in Drug-Use Control
Medication Errors
Reimbursement for Pharmacy Services
Accreditation of Technician Training Programs
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
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