Publisher: Jones & Bartlett,
Publication Year: 2013,
NEW Revised First Edition! Completely updated for the new PTCE Blueprint. Begin the task of studying for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE and ExCPT) by concentrating on those subject areas where you need the most help! Jones & Bartlett Learning has the resources you need to prepare for the certification exam. The Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide includes a bound-in online access code for Navigate TestPrep: Pharmacy Technician Exam Review. Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide and Navigate TestPrep are designed to equip candidates with excellent study tools that are intended to review the required level of information to prepare the candidate for the examination by focusing on the key topic areas. By the time you are done with the Pharmacy Technician Exam Review Guide and Navigate TestPrep, you will feel confident and prepared to complete the final step in the certification process-passing the examination!
Updates in the Revised First Edition * Completely updated for the new PTCE Blueprint * Chapter 2 - Includes a comparison of PTCE and ExCEPT * Appendix A: Exam Content Checklist * Additional detail added to Chapter 3: Processing Prescription Orders, Double-counting and Workplace Sanitation * Additional detail added to Chapter 5: Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, "Duration of Drug Therapy" * Additional detail added to Chapter 20: Ethics, Performance Evaluation * New Appendix E: Expanded Table 5-11: Top Selling Over-the-Counter Drugs Reorganization of PTCE content review into nine knowledge areas * Pharmacology for Technicians * Pharmacy Law and Regulations * Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding * Medication Safety * Pharmacy Quality Assurance * Medication Order Entry and Fill Process * Pharmacy Inventory Management * Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement * Pharmacy Information Systems Usage and Application FEATURES * Emphasis on common trouble areas: * Aseptic Compounding * Basic Math and Pharmacy Calculations * Brand/Generic and Classifications * Updated abbreviations and pharmacy acronyms * Information on new pharmacy laws: electronic prescriptions and ordering of controlled drugs, pseudoephedrine tracking * Comparative analysis/information on the certification exams available to help students decide which exam to take * Coverage of Commonly Prescribed brand/generic drugs and their potential side effects, including: * IV drugs * Hazardous drugs * Retail drugs (with pronunciation key) * Review questions at the end of each chapter * Checklist for skills assessment * Abundant practice tests accompanied by detailed answer keys for further study INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES: PowerPoint Presentationsshow more