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Comprehensive Exam Review for the Pharmacy Technician [With CDROM]by Jahanqir Moini
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COMPREHENSIVE EXAM REVIEW FOR THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN, 2E is the essential book for readers who are preparing 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 you assess your 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, 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.
About the Author
Jahangir Moini is currently a professor, and was a director for fifteen years, of allied health programs at Everest University in Melbourne, Florida where he established the Medical Assisting program in 1990 and the associate degree program for pharmacy technicians in 2000. He also established several other new allied health programs for Everest University. Dr. Moini was the Director of the associate degree program for five years. He is actively involved in teaching and helping students to prepare for service in various health professions, including the roles of pharmacy technicians, medical assistants, and nurses. He worked with the Brevard County Health Department as an epidemiologist and health educator consultant for eighteen years, offering continuing education courses and keeping nurses up-to-date on the latest developments related to pharmacology, medications errors, immunizations, and other important topics. Since 1990, Dr. Moini has been the author of many internationally published allied health books. He has a medical degree, a Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CphT).
Table of Contents
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION AND GENERAL KNOWLEDGE. 1. Pharmacy Technicians and Professional Organizations. 2. Pharmacy Law and Ethics for Technicians. 3. Pharmaceutical Terminology and Abbreviations. 4. Structures and Functions of Body Systems. 5. Common Disorders and Conditions. 6. Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration. 7. Pharmacy Calculations and Mathematics. 8. Biopharmaceutics and Factors Affecting Drug Activity. 9. Pharmacology Related to Various Body Systems. SECTION II: ASSISTING THE PHARMACIST IN VARIOUS SETTINGS. 10. Safety in the Workplace. 11. Hospital Pharmacy. 12. Community Pharmacy. 13. Advanced Pharmacy. 14. The Roles and Duties of Pharmacy Technicians. 15. Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding. SECTION III: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT OF PHARMACY PRACTICE. 16. Policies and Procedures. 17. Management of Pharmacy Operations. 18. Financial Management and Health Insurance. 19. Computer Technology. 20. Inventory Control. Appendix A: Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination. Appendix B: State Boards of Pharmacy. Appendix C: Professional Organizations. Appendix D: Vitamins. Self-Examinations: Test I. Test II. Test III. Test IV. Test V. Test VI. Test VII. Test VIII. Glossary. Answer Keys. Index.
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