Pharmacy Practice for Technicians

ISBN-10: 1428320326

ISBN-13: 9781428320321

Edition: 4th 2009

Authors: Jane M. Durgin, Zachary I. Hanan

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The classic book for the pharmacy technicians, Durgin and Hanans Pharmacy Practice for Technicians, continues to be the leader in the pharmacy technology field. This new edition places more emphasis on the role the pharmacy technician plays in both institutional and community pharmacies. The duties and responsibilities of the pharmacy technician are expanding as the field of pharmacy grows and adapts to consumer demands. These new competencies are defined and explained, making the pharmacy technician fully prepared for the challenges of a career in the pharmacology industry.
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Book details

List price: $220.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

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.

Zachary I. Hanan, RPh, M.S., FASCP, FASHP was the Director of Pharmaceutical Services at Mercy Medical Center for over 30 years and an Associate Adjunct Professor at St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences.

Overview of Health Care
A History of Pharmacy
Organizational Structure and Function of the Hospital and Pharmacy Department
Home Health Care
Long-Term Care
Community Pharmacy
The Profession of Pharmacy
Regulatory Standards in Pharmacy Practice
Drug-Use Control: The Foundation of Pharmaceutical Care
Ethical Considerations for the Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy Associations
Professional Aspects of Pharmacy Technology
The Prescription
Medical Terminology
Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms
Pharmaceutical Calculations
Extemporaneous Compounding
Sterile Preparation Compounding
Administration of Medications
Drug Information Centers
Drug Distribution Systems
Infection Control and Prevention in the Pharmacy
Clinical Aspects of Pharmacy Technology
Introduction to Biopharmaceutics
The Actions and Uses of Drugs
Nonprescription Medications
Natural Products
Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy Technology
The Policy and Procedure Manual
Materials Management of Pharmaceuticals
The Pharmacy Formulary System
Computer Applications in Drug-Use Control
Preventing and Managing Medication Errors: The Technician's Role
Reimbursement for Pharmacy Services
Accreditation of Technician Training Programs
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
Long-Term Care
The Hospital Formulary System
Common Sound-Alike Drug Names
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