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|Genre/Form:||Problems, exercises, etc
Problems and Exercises
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mary E Mohr
|Description:||xiii, 207 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Communicating with patients and healthcare professionals. Communication scenarios. Examining the prescription for completeness. Gathering information for patient profile --
Data entry of prescriptions. Drug interactions. Prescription transfer. Refill authorization. Third-party billing --
Filling and labeling the prescription. Check dosage : pediatric or adult. Check label three times. Check expiration date. Auxiliary labels. Organizing materials for final check --
Nonprescription drugs. OTC products and categories. Technician initiatives with OTC products. Role-playing scenarios with OTC customers --
Medication orders --
Inpatient. Reading and evaluating. Manual cart fills. Automated dispensing systems --
Pharmacy operations directed by pharmacy laws. Pre- and post-lab questions. Hands on exercises utilizing pharmacy laws --
Moral and ethical decisions in pharmacy practice. Pre- and post-lab questions. Hands on exercises involving moral and ethical decision-making --
Medication errors and pharmacy law. Pre- and post-lab questions. Hands on exercises demonstrating medication errors and their legal implications --
Confidentiality issues in pharmacy practice. Pre-and post-lab questions. Hands on exercises demonstrating confidentiality issues in pharmacy practice --
Prescription balances : extemporaneous torsion and electronic compounds. Leveling and calibration. Prescription weights. Weighing technique. Weighing exercises --
Dry powders for external use. Methods for reducing particle size. Blending powders. Dilution methods for combining unequal amounts of powders. Packaging and labeling powders --
Capsules. Capsule size and capacity. Procedure for filling capsules. Weighing filled capsules for quality assurance --
Solutions and syrups. Topical solutions. Oral solutions. Syrups --
Suspensions and lotions. Reconstituting dry powders. Oral suspensions. Topical suspensions. Lotions --
Ointments and creams. Different properties of ointment and cream bases. Adding a liquid to an ointment. Comminution. Levigation. Trituration --
Lip balms and topical application sticks. Molded. Other containers --
Suppositories. Suppository molds. Hand rolled suppositories --
Lozenges. Hand rolled lozenges. Lozi-base lozenges. Hard candy mold lozenges --
Veterinary compounds. Canine topical ointment. Feline oral suspension --
New 797 regulations for IV admixture. Intravenous update of 797 regulations. Pre and post lab questions. Hands on experiences in admixtures. Proper gowning and new IV techniques --
Large volume parenterals --
IV piggybacks and small volume parenterals --
Total parenteral nutrition. Calculation exercises for TPNs --
Chemotherapy admixture. Safety measures. PhaSeal utilization to protect mixer. Hands on chemotherapy exercises --
Technology for IV admixture glove boxes. Intellifill.
|Series Title:||LWW pharmacy technician education series.|
|Responsibility:||Mary E. Mohr.|
- Pharmacy technicians -- Problems, exercises, etc.
- Drugs -- Dosage forms -- Problems, exercises, etc.
- Drug Compounding -- Problems and Exercises.
- Dosage Forms -- Problems and Exercises.
- Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Problems and Exercises.
- Pharmacists' Aides -- Problems and Exercises.
- Pharmacy -- methods -- Problems and Exercises.