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Lab Experiences for the Pharmacy Technician

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February 27, 2012
2012-02-27
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  • Description
    Introducing the second edition of Mary Mohr's Lab Experiences for the Pharmacy Technician, a text filled with practical, hands-on laboratory exercises. This book is an ideal laboratory manual for pharmacy technician programs, covering the skills needed to dispense retail prescriptions, inpatient prescription orders, I.V. admixtures, and extemporaneous compounds. In addition, the book covers crucial skills like measuring, mixing, molding, packaging, and labeling medications, all in a reader-focused style that emphasizes engagement and real-world application.
    Now with an updated retail dispensing simulation, this new edition includes step-by-step laboratory exercises and pre-lab and post-lab questions to promote critical thinking. Also included are role-playing scenarios to fine-tune students' patient communication skills. An appendix provides instructors with lists of required equipment and chemicals necessary to create a lab.
  • Specs
    Edition
    2
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781605479507
    Product Format
    HC-Spiral
    Trim Size
    10.875 x 8.375
    Pages
    224
    Illustration
    20
    Table
    0
    Edition
    2
    Publication Date
    February 27, 2012
    Weight
    1.15
  • Mary E. Mohr RPh, MS
    Pharmacy Technician Program Director, Clarian Health Partners, Inc., Methodist Campus, Indianapolis, IN
  • Features
    • Pre-lab questions for each chapter require students to research information from other resources, aiding in the development of critical thinking skills.
  • Step-by-step laboratory exercises help students to acquire and demonstrate competencies in a laboratory setting before actual clinical experiences.
  • Post-laboratory questions help students to reflect upon the skills that they just performed.
  • Supplemental exercises offer students practice in completing the prescription filling process from beginning to end.
  • Patient-technician interaction simulations can be acted out in groups of 2-3, allowing students to fine tune their patient communication skills.
  • Lists of equipment and ingredients at the beginning of each chapter are provided as an aid to instructors preparing for a lab session.
  • Perforated pages can be easily torn out and left with the instructor for grading.
  • Table of contents
    Unit I Pharmacy Operations


    Chapter 1 Communicating with Patients and Healthcare Professionals

    Chapter 2. Data Entry of Prescriptions

    Chapter 3 Filling and Labeling the Prescriptions

    Chapter 4 Nonprescription Drugs

    Chapter 5 Medication Orders-Inpatient

    Unit II Pharmacy Law, Ethics and Confidentiality


    Chapter 6 Pharmacy operations directed by pharmacy laws

    Chapter 7 Moral and Ethical Decisions in Pharmacy Practice

    Chapter 8 Medication Errors and Pharmacy Law

    Chapter 9 Confidentiality issues in Pharmacy Practice

    Unit III Extemporaneous Compounds


    Chapter 10 Extemporaneous Compounds
    Chapter 11 Dry Powders for External Use
    Chapter 12 Capsules

    Chapter 13 Solutions and Syrups

    Chapter 14 Suspensions and Lotions

    Chapter 15 Ointments and Creams

    Chapter 16 Lip Balms and Topical Application Sticks

    Chapter 17 Suppositories

    Chapter 18 Lozenges

    Chapter 19 Veterinary Compounds

    Unit IV Intravenous Admixtures

    Chapter 20 New 797 Regulations for IV Admixture

    Chapter 21 Large Volume Parenterals-

    Chapter 22 IV Piggybacks and Small volume Parenterals

    Chapter 23 Total Parenteral Nutrition

    Chapter 24 Chemotherapy Admixture

    Chapter 25 Technology for IV Admixture
  • Review
  • Questions and Answers