Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick-Study Guide
The pharmacy technician occupation has changed tremendously since the 3rd edition of this book was released in 2006. In 2012, the blueprint that shapes the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE) was updated, prompting a comprehensive overhaul of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick-Study Guide. The completely revised 4th edition thoroughly covers all PTCE content domains, and it conveys what technicians need to know in a concise outline format. First published in 1995, APhA's Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick-Study Guide has helped tens of thousands of candidates prepare for the PTCE. KEY FEATURES: Thirteen new chapters reviewing important medical terminology, commonly used medications, herbals, and dietary supplements, laws and regulations, compounding, and the medication order entry and fill process. Six chapters with simple, tried-and-true explanations of mathematical concepts, pharmaceutical systems of measurement, dosage calculations, concentrations, and pharmacy business calculations. Sample questions at the end of each chapter reinforcing important concepts and knowledge, plus 125 practice questions on PTCE content and pharmaceutical calculations. The multiple-choice test questions are presented in the same format as PTCE questions. Answer key with step-by-step instructions for mathematical calculations. Two appendices illustrating updates in the PTCE knowledge domains and the chapters covering specific exam content.
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