Math For Pharmacy Technicians

Author by : Lorraine Zentz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Math for Pharmacy Technicians is an introductory text covering the key math skills needed for Pharmacy Technicians. This text is an essential resource for both Pharmacy Technician students and practicing Pharmacy Technicians. Presented in a simple and clear manner, students will find numerous solved problems and a step-by-step format that allows for quick comprehension. Key features include practice problems with answers, written procedures, boxes with tips, exercises, and chapter quizzes to reinforce student learning. Instructor Resources: PowerPoints and Pre and Post Test Answers Student Resources: Companion Website


Math Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians E Book

Author by : Robert M. Fulcher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Written for pharmacy technicians, and addressing the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition helps you learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. A practical worktext format covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders, introducing key calculation and conversion concepts and then providing hundreds of problems so you can practice and master the material. Other vital topics include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications based on a patient's age or body weight. Written by experienced pharmacist Robert Fulcher and educator Eugenia Fulcher, Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you learn calculation skills and develop the competencies needed by pharmacy technicians. Learning objectives and definitions of key words begin each chapter. Pretests in each chapter allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. Step-by-step examples make it easy to learn and remember how to do equations and use formulas. Hundreds of practice problems provide practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Actual drug labels accompany examples and problems, for real-world experience with the information you will see in pharmacy practice. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians chapter introduces the calculations needed in retail pharmacy settings. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help you associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Points to Remember boxes make it easy to learn and remember key information. Review of Rules sections in each chapter summarize the rules and methods for performing equations. Chapter reviews provide a quick summary of the key concepts in each chapter. Posttests in each chapter allow you to assess how well you have learned the material. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess your knowledge of all major topics covered in the book. Helpful study tools also include an answer key for odd-numbered problems and a comprehensive glossary. Updated content meets ASHP requirements and features new topics such as powder volume and compounding problems, formulas for reducing and enlarging medications, and opportunities to write out prescription label directions. Tech Note boxes offer helpful advice on real-life situations you may encounter in the pharmacy. Tech Alert boxes warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patients' safety. Additional prescription and practice exercises give you valuable experience with translating physician directions into patient instructions.


Essential Math And Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians

Author by : Indra K. Reddy
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Accurately calculating medication dosages is a critical element in pharmaceutical care that directly affects optimal patient outcomes. Unfortunately, medication dosage errors happen in pharmacies, in hospitals, or even at home or in homecare settings everyday. In extreme cases, even minor dosage errors can have dire consequences. Careful calculations are essential to providing optimal medical and pharmaceutical care. Essential Math and Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians fills the need for a basic reference that students and professionals can use to help them understand and perform accurate calculations. Organized in a natural progression from the basic to the complex, the book includes: Roman and Arabic Numerals Fractions and decimals Ratios, proportions, and percentages Systems of measurement including household conversions Interpretation of medication orders Isotonicity, pH, buffers, and reconstitutions Intravenous flow rates Insulin and Heparin products Pediatric dosage Business math Packed with numerous solved examples and practice problems, the book presents the math in a step-by-step style that allows readers to quickly grasp concepts. The authors explain the fundamentals simply and clearly and include ample practice problems that help readers become proficient. The focus on critical thinking, real-life problem scenarios, and the self-test format make Essential Math and Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians an indispensable learning tool.


Math For Pharmacy Technicians

Author by : Lorraine Zentz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Math For Pharmacy Technicians, Second Edition Covers The Key Math Skills Needed For Pharmacy Technicians And Continues To Be An Essential Resource For Both Students And Practicing Pharmacy Technicians. New And Updated Content Includes More Problems, Examples, In-Depth Explanations, And Additional Coverage Of Insurance And Billing. Presented In A Simple And Clear Manner, Students Will Find Numerous Solved Problems In A Step-By-Step Format That Allows For Quick Comprehension. Key Features •Practice Problems With Answers •Step-By-Step Procedures •Boxes With Tips •Exercises •Chapter Quizzes •List Of Common Measures And Conversions Key Topics •Fundamentals Of Math •Fractions And Decimals •Ratio, Proportions, And Percents •Liquid Measures •Concentrations •Dilutions •Dosing •IV Admixture Calculations •Business Math INSTRUCTOR RESOURCE: Powerpoint Presentations STUDENT RESOURCE*: Practice Quizzes Are Available On The Navigate Companion Website. Each New Copy Includes An Online Access Code To The Navigate Companion Website. Electronic And Ebook Formats Do Not Include An Access Code.


Math Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians E Book

Author by : Elaine Beale
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately! Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you master the competencies required by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Designed specifically for Pharmacy Technicians, this practical worktext simplifies key calculation concepts and lets you work through hundreds of practice problems. Coverage includes a review of basic math skills, conversions between measurement systems, interpreting drug labels and physicians' orders, and calculating medication dosages based on a patient's age or body weight. The worktext format distills complex content into easy-to-understand concepts and calculations. Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you develop the competencies you’ll need for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. Hundreds of practice problems throughout covering calculations, conversions, and measurements. Step-by-step examples to break down complex equations and formulas into simple building blocks. UNIQUE! Body system icons next to medication names to help students associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Chapter pretests and posttests to help students assess comprehension and areas of strength and improvement. Key terms with definitions and in-text highlights, accompanied by a handy back-of-book glossary for reference. Tech Notes with helpful advice on handling real-life situations in the pharmacy. Tech Alerts to warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patient safety. Review of Rules at the end of each chapter to summarize key equations and formulas. NEW! Enhanced coverage of chemotherapy and TPN (total parenteral nutrition) calculations. NEW! Appendix with additional exercises in a comprehensive review. NEW! Drug labels for realistic examples and problems.


Math Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians

Author by : Robert M. Fulcher
Languange : en
Publisher by : W B Saunders Company
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Total Read : 29
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Description : Designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, using the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), this comprehensive worktext covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders. The unique worktext format introduces readers to key calculation and conversion concepts and then provides a wealth of self-tests and practice problems - more than any other calculations book for pharmacy technicians- so readers can immediately apply what they are learning to realistic and challenging calculation problems. Other key concepts include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications for special populations. Each chapter begins with definitions of key words and a comprehensive list of objectives to help readers accomplish learning goals. Chapter-by-chapter pretests allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. More than 1,300 practice problems throughout the book provide a wealth of practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Step-by-step examples and problems accompanied by actual full-color drug labels give readers real-world experience with the labeling they will see in pharmacy practice. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help readers begin to associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Learning Tips boxes offer helpful strategies for learning and remembering information. Points to Remember boxes and review sections summarize key chapter concepts to help readers focus on vital information. Chapter-by-chapter posttests allow readers to assess how well they have learned the material. Review of Rules sections summarize the rules and methods for performing equations from each chapter. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess reader comprehension of all the material from the book. Other helpful study tools include an answer key for odd-numbered questions, a business math appendix, and a comprehensive glossary.


Math Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians

Author by : Elaine Beale
Languange : en
Publisher by : Saunders
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Total Read : 27
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Description : Preceded by Math calculations for pharmacy technicians / Robert M. Fulcher, Eugenia M. Fulcher. 2nd ed. c2013.


Pharmaceutical Calculations For Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext

Author by : Jahangir Moini
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : Math is a critical element of pharmaceutical care and a sound knowledge of math concepts is key to succeeding as a pharmacy technician. The second edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS: A WORKTEXT provides an effective, hands-on guide to essential math skills, from simple addition and subtraction to formulas used in dosage calculations and basic business math. This highly practical reference helps students develop strong math skills to perform accurate calculations with confidence and prevent medication errors. In addition to informative content, the text includes abundant examples of medication labels, medical forms, and other images to help students apply professional skills in real-life situations. Now thoroughly updated, this edition is more useful than ever, providing an invaluable resource for students and professional pharmacy technicians alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Pharmacy Calculations

Author by : Joy Bellis Sakai
Languange : en
Publisher by : ASHP
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Description : Pharmacy Calculations: An Introduction for Pharmacy Technicians is designed for pharmacy technician students enrolled in a training program, technicians preparing for the certification exam, and for on-site training. As the role for pharmacy technicians continues to evolve and expand, one thing remains constant. The safety of patients is the highest priority for anyone working in pharmacy, whether in hospital, retail, or institutional practices. A thorough understanding of pharmacy math ensures accuracy in computations and safety and quality in practice. This book offers a complete review of the basic mathematics concepts and skills, which provide a foundation for more advanced understanding of pharmacy-related topics. The guide provides students with the pharmacy basics necessary for correctly interpreting prescriptions and drug orders, and for performing dosing calculations that technicians face every day. The chapters are broken down into four units and are organized to complement most pharmacy technician training curricula and to support the ASHP model curriculum: · Review of Mathematics · Systems of Measurement · Preparing for Problem Solving in Pharmacy · Dosing Calculations and Other Pharmacy Problems Key features throughout the book include: · Chapter objectives · Key terms and definitions · Examples of problem scenarios or calculations questions and solutions · “Tech Note!” —provides a highlight of key points within the chapters · “Numbers at Work” —illustrates why key concepts are important to know and skills are critical to master · Practice problems · A test bank · Appendices that include the parts of a prescription, a glossary of terms, conversions, and abbreviations tables. For additional resources related to this book, visit www.ashp.org/techcalculations.