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Pharmacy Labs for Technicians, Third Edition, with Course Navigator

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Pharmacy Labs for Technicians - Third Edition - Text and eBook (1-year access) and COURSE NAVIGATOR (codes via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-730-9
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ISBN: 978-0-76387-732-3
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Pharmacy Labs for Technicians - Third Edition - eBook (1-year access) and COURSE NAVIGATOR (codes via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-731-6

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Pages: 372 | Copyright: 2017

Author(s): Jason Sparks and Lisa McCartney


Suitable for a stand-alone pharmacy lab course or for the lab portion of a pharmacy practice course, Pharmacy Labs for Technicians teaches students detailed lab procedures and skills using hands-on practice. Students learn both administrative and clinical procedures like filling prescriptions, compounding medications, and preparing sterile intravenous products.

New to the 3rd edition:

  • All new, web-based guided NRx tutorials and live assessments (based on QS/1’s nationally recognized pharmacy management software) give students realistic practice.  Available on the Course Navigator.
  • Five new labs align to updated model curriculum.

Learn more about the Course Navigator!

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Essential Pharmacy Skills
1. Using Drug References
2. Customer Service and Processing Transactions
at the Cash Register
3. Validating DEA Numbers
4. Inventory Management
Unit 2. Community Pharmacy Practice
5. Reviewing a Patient Profile
6. Reviewing a Prescription Form
7. Reviewing a Filled Prescription
8. Entering Patient Data
9. Processing a Prescription
10. Processing a Refill
11. Obtaining Refill Authorization
12. Processing Third-Party Claims
13. Verifying Cash Pricing
14. Producing an Audit Log
15. Medication Therapy Management
Unit 3. Institutional Pharmacy Practice
16. Filling a 24 Hour Medication Cart
17. Filling and Checking Floor Stock
18. Filling and Recording Narcotic Floor Stock
19. Preparing Oral Syringes
20. Charging and Refilling a Crash Cart
21. Filling an Automated Drug Storage and

Dispensing System
22. Medication Reconciliation
Unit 4. Non-Sterile Extemporaneous Compounding
23. Reconstituting Powders
24. Filling Capsules
25. Preparing Suspensions from Tablets
26. Preparing Suspensions from Capsules
27. Preparing Creams, Ointments, Gels, and Pastes
29. Preparing Lozenges
Unit 5. Aseptic Technique
30. Garbing According to USP Chapter <797> Standards
31. Aseptic Hand Washing
32. Hood Cleaning
33. Preparing Large-Volume Parenteral Solutions
34. Preparing Small-Volume Parenteral Solutions
35. Preparing Sterile Powder Drug Vials
36. Using Ampules