Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician, 5th Edition

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Pub Date 22 Mar 2019 | Archive Date Not set

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Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician, Fifth Edition, offers a friendly, intuitive, self-instructional approach to the lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with real-world practice problems and the author’s good humor and encouragement, the book is a unique training resource, whether for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or the pharmacy practice setting.

KEY FEATURES:

• 100 all-new test questions aid technicians in fine-tuning their skills and preparing for any standardized exam

• Every topic related to pharmacy calculations that a pharmacy technician needs to know is thoroughly covered • More than 850 practice problems are spread throughout its 13 chapters, with answer key/solutions in the back

•“The PI Challenge” is included—with more than 75 questions challenging the reader’s ability to interpret information taken directly from actual pharmaceutical product package inserts

• A chapter titled “Medication Errors and Clinical Challenges” tests readers’ ability to recognize medication calculation errors sometimes made by nurses, pharmacists, and physicians

• The book now concludes with 201 questions in “Post-Test I” and “Post-Test II,” with each question reflecting a real-world problem a technician might encounter in pharmacy practice

• A friendly, humorous writing style and amusing illustrations ease the learning process for even readers with “math phobia” 

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. Back to Basics

2. Systems of Measurement

3. Ratio and Proportion

4. Interpreting Drug Orders and Calculating Doses

5. Reducing and Enlarging Formulas and Compounding

6. Reconstitution of Dry Powders

7. Intravenous Flow Rates

8. Percentage Calculations

9. Concentrations and Dilutions

10. Electrolyte Solutions

11. Temperature Conversions

12. Business Math

13. Medication Errors and Clinical Challenges

Appendix

Post-Tests I and II

Answer Key

Index

Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician, Fifth Edition, offers a friendly, intuitive, self-instructional approach to the lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with...


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