The Pharmacy Calculations Workbook is a state-of-the art workbook with hundreds of problems. It is unique because prescription-based problems are used to develop pharmaceutical and dosing calculations skills. It is intended to be useful to pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, nursing, pharmacy technicians, physician assistants and to pre-pharmacy and pre-med students looking ahead to their professional program. It will also be useful to pharmacy graduates as refresher material when preparing for Board exams and licensure. The homepage for the The Pharmacy Calculations Workbook is www.pharmacycalculations.org. Educators can request a desk copy by emailing Dr. Ramanathan at [email protected]
Release on 2014-09-07 | by Payal Agarwal,University of California Irvine California Hung Y Fan,Ross F Conner,Luis P Villarreal,Program Director Eastern Washington University Cheney Washington Wendy Repovich,Dori A Babcock,Robin Pickering,Karen A Edwards,Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Baltimore Maryland Payal Agarwal
Author: Payal Agarwal,University of California Irvine California Hung Y Fan,Ross F Conner,Luis P Villarreal,Program Director Eastern Washington University Cheney Washington Wendy Repovich,Dori A Babcock,Robin Pickering,Karen A Edwards,Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Baltimore Maryland Payal Agarwal
Pubpsher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Accurately performing pharmaceutical calculations is a critical component in providing patient care in any pharmacy setting. Pharmaceutical Calculations is the perfect text for students or professionals aiming to understand or develop the calculations skills that play such a significant role in building a competent pharmacist.This text focuses on increasing student learning and understanding in important areas of pharmaceutical calculations. Basic math fundamentals essential for pharmaceutical calculation is presented in the beginning of the book, followed by calculations that are more specific to compounding and formulation of individual dosage forms.Incorporated throughout each chapter is:Practice setsSolved problemsCase studies in the form of prescriptionsKey terms
Release on 2010-11 | by Judith A. Rees,Ian Smith,Brian Smith
Author: Judith A. Rees,Ian Smith,Brian Smith
Pubpsher: Pharmaceutical Press
Summary: Errors in calculating drug dosages can cause significant harm to patients. As pharmacists are seen as a 'safety net' by fellow healthcare professionals, it is essential that pharmacy students fully understand how to calculate a correct dosage.
Release on 2019-06-11 | by Coventry House Publishing
Author: Coventry House Publishing
Pubpsher: Coventry House Publishing
The Pharmacy Calculation Workbook provides 250 calculation questions to prepare for the demanding NAPLEX and PTCB Exam. Master exam topics with intensive practice in the areas you'll find on the test. All questions are test-level difficulty and focused solely on helping you pass. Whether you’re challenging the exam for the first time or trying again after an unsuccessful attempt, you will learn the critical skills needed to master the exam. Included are practice questions for the following topics: • Calculation Fundamentals • Dilutions and Concentrations • Density and Specific Gravity • Patient Specific Dosing • Intravenous Infusions and Flow Rates • Compounding • Reducing and Enlarging Formulas • Expressions of Concentration • Electrolyte Solutions • Nutrition Support • Isotonic and Buffer Solutions • Pharmaceutical Conversions
Release on 2009-07-21 | by Arthur J. Winfield,Judith Rees,Ian Smith
Author: Arthur J. Winfield,Judith Rees,Ian Smith
Pubpsher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This comprehensive book covers a wide range of subjects relevant to pharmacy practice, including communication skills, managing a business, quality assurance, dispensing, calculations, packaging, storage and labeling of medicines, sterilization, prescriptions, hospital-based services, techniques and treatments, adverse drug reactions, pharmacoeconomics, and medicines management. Features useful appendices on medical abbreviations, pharmaceutical Latin terms, weights and measures, and presentation skills. This is a core text for pharmacy practice and dispensing modules of the pharmacy curriculum Covers key exam material for essential review and test preparation Features a user-friendly design with clear headings, chapter summaries, helpful boxes, and key points Text restructured with 14 new or radically revised chapters. All text revised in light of current pharmaceutical practice. New design using two colours.
A valuable supplement to any pharmacy maths course or textbook, Learning and Mastering Pharmaceutical Calculations makes the process of sharpening critical calculation skills more efficient and effective for students and technicians at all levels of experience, as well as practitioners looking to refresh their skills. This unique new workbook enhances the learning experience in several ways: Learners can assess their skills and choose the progressive learning paths that fit their needs, starting with the chapters that match their abilities. Includes two pathways to learning: one covering basic concepts and skills for calculations and compounding, the other is advanced, with a progress test to measure aptitude. Focuses on how to go about solving mathematical problems. Presents problems in step-by-step phases, breaking complicated calculations into manageable stages for easier analysis. Presented in an easy-to-follow outline format, with statement of goals, key terms, worked problems, and solutions. Includes additional review problems and solutions in the appendix. Calculation problems are tied to all areas and aspects of pharmaceutical practice.
1,000 Comprehensive Practice Questions (2020 Edition)
Author: Renee Bonsell
Pubpsher: Coventry House Publishing
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Practice Question Workbook provides 1,000 comprehensive practice questions to prepare for the demanding Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Master exam topics with intensive practice in the areas you'll find on the test. All questions are test-level difficulty and focused solely on helping you pass. Whether you're challenging the exam for the first time or trying again after an unsuccessful attempt, you will learn the critical skills needed to master the exam. Included are practice exams for the following sections: • Pharmacology • Pharmacy Law and Regulations • Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding • Medication Safety • Pharmacy Quality Assurance • Medication Order Entry and Fill Process • Pharmacy Inventory Management • Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement • Pharmacy Information Usage and Application This innovative workbook includes: • 100 pharmaceutical calculation questions including ratios and conversions, dimensional analysis, alligation, measurements for accurate drug doses, and business math • Formulas to master the essential math you'll face on the exam • Five separate 100 question comprehensive practice exams • Detailed solutions to all practice questions to help you pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses and identify areas in need of further study
With chapter-by-chapter review and practice, this easy-to-use workbook and lab manual helps you reinforce your understanding of key facts and concepts from Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition. A wide variety of review questions, exercises, and activities help you study more effectively and learn to apply your knowledge for success on the job. Chapter-specific exercises (fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice) reinforce key textbook concepts and help you prepare for exams. Experiential lab activities provide hands-on practice. Case scenarios and critical thinking questions strengthen your decision-making skills. UNIQUE! Internet research assignments challenge you to locate additional information and draw clinically relevant conclusions. Math calculation exercises enhance your proficiency with challenging mathematic calculations critical to practice.