This comprehensive lab manual features more than 49 practical exercises that provide hands-on training for essential pharmacy technician skills. Realistic lab exercises include illustrations of prescription orders, and cover concepts such as hand hygiene, counting medication, prescription interpretation, data entry, pharmacy conversions, inventory management, and prior authorization. Perforated pages make it easy to turn in exercises for evaluation.
Over forty lab exercises cover a wide range of skills needed for retail pharmacy, in-patient (hospital) pharmacy, home healthcare pharmacy, long term care pharmacy, and mail order pharmacy.
Illustrations of prescription orders provide a practical, real-world learning experience.
Perforated pages allow students to turn in completed lab exercises for evaluation.
Includes helpful references to Elsevier pharmacy technician products (i.e., Hopper), but can also be used as a standalone workbook.
Orientation to the Lab Hand Hygiene Counting Oral Medication, Part I Counting Oral Medication, Part II Inpatient Prescriptions Processing a Retail Prescription Counting Record Prescription Interpretation Evaluating Prescriptions, Part I Evaluating Prescriptions, Part II Data Entry Mail-Order Prescriptions Medication Pronunciation, Part I Medication Pronunciation, Part II Medication Pronunciation, Part III Medication Pronunciation, Part IV Refilling a Retail Prescription Scheduled Drugs Brand/Generic Names Product Classification Inventory Management Blood Glucose Monitoring Pharmacy Conversions, Part I Pharmacy Conversions, Part II Prior Authorization (Insurance Claims) Baker Cells Extemporaneous Compounding, Part I (Intro to Equipment) Extemporaneous Compounding, Part II (Class A Balance) Extemporaneous Compounding, Part III (Ointment) Extemporaneous Compounding, Part IV (Oral Suspension) Drug Identification Over the Counter Labeling Advanced Prescription Interpretation Design-A-Drug (Labeling Exercise) Communication, Part I (Nonverbal) Communication, Part II Communication, Part III (Images) Ethics Pharmacy Law Pharmacy Technology Appendix Prescription Drug Label Prescription Information Practice Prescriptions