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Pharmacy Calculations For Technicians

RRP $279.99

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With this exceptional textbook students gain the necessary knowledge skills and confidence to provide safe and effective care for the patients they will serve in their future careers. Chapter content provides a stepped approach to pharmacy calculations by laying a foundation of number sense in the beginning chapters and building to more complex calculations related to parenteral medications.

Students using the textbook and Study Partner CD will:

  • Review basic mathematical concepts such as fractions decimals percents ratios and number systems
  • Understand different calculation methods such as ratio and proportion dimensional analysis and alligation
  • Practice calculations conversions and measurements for accurate drug doses
  • Become knowledgeable about business calculations such as inventory profit margins and insurance reimbursements
In addition four appendices provide important resources for pharmacy technician students. These appendices include:
  • Problem Set Answers
  • Additional Practice with Fractions and Percents
  • Common Pharmacy Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Measures and Conversions
The Study Partner CD supports student learning with:
  • Chapter Terms and Flash Cards that help students learn key terminology
  • Matching Activities that provide students with a fun interactive way to learn chapter content
  • Quizzes that test studentsa' understanding of important chapter concepts in both Practice and Reported modes
  • A link to the Internet Resource Center that provides in-depth reference information and additional resources
New chapter features include:
  • Timely Topics cover important issues and initiatives to heighten studentsa' awareness of the developing technology trends and policies impacting their field. Specifically this edition covers daysa' supply time conversion IV calculations and insurance reimbursements to name a few.
  • Sampling the Certification Exam provides students with 5 practice problems that model the test format of the certification exams.< /li>
  • Body System Icons appear near all generic and brand name medications discussed in the chapter. These icons help students make connections between medications and the body systems they are prescribed to treat.
  • For Good Measure tips offer students helpful hints and rules to remember when performing pharmacy calculations.
  • Safety in Numbers tips alert students to important safety reminders to ensure safe and effective patient care.
  • Put Down Roots tips analyze the root words of math terms helping students better understand how the definitions of these terms emerged from their word parts.
  • Name Exchange tips remind students they must be familiar with both the generic name and the brand name of frequently prescribed medications.
  • Chapter Summaries provide students with a helpful overview of the chaptera's key points.
  • Assessing Comprehension provides 10 multiple-choice questions that cover important concepts from the chapter.
  • Finding Solutions presents real-world scenarios to help students gain practice in handling challenging workplace situations.< /li>
In addition to these new features Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians continues to offer:
  • Learning Objectives
  • Examples and Problem Sets
  • Key Terms
  • Authentic Medication Labels
  • Photos Figures and Tables
  • Chapter Practice Tests


Pharmacy Practice For Technicians

RRP $369.99

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With this exceptional textbook students gain the necessary knowledge skills and confidence to provide safe and effective care for the patients they will serve in their future careers. Chapter features help students learn all facets of pharmacy practice including:

  • an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of pharmacy technicians in both community and institutional practice settings
  • a comprehension of the laws regulations and standards that govern pharmacy practice
  • an awareness of medication safety issues in the prescription-filling process
  • knowledge of the equipment supplies prescription order forms and medication labels used in pharmacy practice
  • insight into professionalism including effective communication with patients and other healthcare professionals cultural awareness and ethical behavior
In addition three appendices offer students valuable reference material on:
  • the most commonly prescribed drugs
  • the top drugs administered in hospitals
  • common pharmacy abbreviations and acronyms
The Study Partner CD supports student learning with:
  • Chapter Terms and Flash Cards that help students learn key terminology
  • Matching Activities that provide students with a fun interactive way to learn chapter content
  • Quizzes that test studentsa' understanding of important chapter concepts in both practice and reported modes
  • A Link to the Internet Resource Center providing in-depth reference information and additional resources
New and Noteworthy Chapter Features:
  • NEW! Practice Tips highlight guidelines pharmacy technicians should follow in the workplace teaching students how to be successful and efficient on the job.
  • NEW! Timely Topics cover important issues and initiatives to heighten students' awareness of the developing technology trends and policies impacting their field.
  • NEW! Reinforcing Your Learning offers 3a"5 enrichment activities that strengthen student comprehension of chapter concepts.
  • NEW! Thinking on Your Feet presents real-world scenarios that give students practice handling challenging situations in the workplace.
  • NEW! Acquiring Field Knowledge expands students' understanding of pharmacy practice through Web-based projects.
  • NEW! Sampling the Certification Exam provides students with 10 practice problems that model the test format of the certification exams.
  • Learning Objectives establish clear goals for students as they begin their chapter study helping them focus on the information that is most critical to their success.< /li>
  • Key Terms are highlighted and defined to help students better comprehend the language they will use when communicating with patients and other healthcare professionals.
  • Safety Notes alert students to important safety reminders that must be heeded to provide safe and effective patient care.
  • Photographs and Illustrations help students visualize pharmacy procedures medication dosage forms supplies equipment and real-world patient interactions.
  • Tables and Chapter Summaries encapsulate key points of the chapter and offer students beneficial study aids.


Pharmacy Management Software For Pharmacy Technicians

RRP $237.80

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Acquire the skills to succeed in the pharmacy, before leaving the classroom, withPharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition. This innovative software/work text incorporates the full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software to give you hands-on training performing the day-to-day tasks of a pharmacy technician - just as you will on the job. Expanded lab content includes new bar code functionality, and cloud-based software provides you with a seamless online experience. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions guide you through essential functions in community and institutional pharmacy practice.



  • UNIQUE! Full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software reflects the practice management programs you will encounter in the workforce - and enables you to work through realistic practice scenarios.
  • UNIQUE! Fully functional patient record database corresponds to work text exercises to provide realistic practice:

    • Adding new patients
    • Determining possible adverse reactions 
    • Filling and refilling prescriptions
    • Examining a patient's prescription history
    • Identifying potential allergic reactions to drug ingredients

  • Work text activities and case studies walk you through essential pharmacy tasks just as you will perform them on the job.
  • UNIQUE! Institutional pharmacy coverage provides additional practice in:

    • Extemporaneous compounding
    • Total parenteral nutrition
    • IV label preparation

  • Detailed screenshots guide you through the pharmacy management software.
  • Study tools on the companion Evolve website provide technical support, laboratory tips, and additional practice.
  • Lab tips help you perform tasks more efficiently.
  • User-friendly design incorporates full-color software screenshots, perforated pages, and a spiral binding to help you easily find and apply information.


  • NEW! Cloud-based software creates a more user-friendly online experience.
  • EXPANDED! Lab content teaches concepts in isolation, and then within the continuum of practice, for full comprehension and practice readiness.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Bar code functionality with accompanying activities lets you practice skills necessary in practice, such as scanning vials and managing inventory.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Medication Safety, HIPPA, and Consideration boxes support interdisciplinary and team approach.
  • NEW! Introductory content provides an overview of the skills covered and how they fit into the larger practice workflow.
  • NEW and UNIQUE! Expanded activities for Institutional Pharmacy Practice include emergency preparedness, automation, narcotic inventory and management, and a variety of sterile processing labs.
  • NEW! Documentation section includes new activities on DEA forms, medication reconciliation, medication therapy management report, and Drug Utilization Reviews.
  • NEW! Section on additional practice settings includes long-term care, mail order, telepharmacy, and pharmacy benefits management.
  • NEW! Mock medical profiles bridge data management with hands-on simulation.
  • NEW! Updated drug database, patient profiles, and physicians keep learning fresh.



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