Pharmacy Technician

Topics: Pharmacology, Medical prescription, Pharmacy Pages: 248 (79302 words) Published: April 6, 2013
Delmar’s Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Review
by Patricia K. Anthony, Ph.D.
Research Associate The University of Arizona formerly Instructor of Pharmacy Technology Tuscon Campus Pima Medical Institute Tuscon, Arizona

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Preface Acknowledgments Introduction

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Section I
Chapter 1

Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients
Receiving the Medication Order The Medication Order The Medication Administration Record Comparison of Medication Orders in Retail and Institutional Settings Processing the Medication Order Basic Terminology—The Dosage Form and Instructions Routes of Administration Interpreting the Order Dispensing the Correct Medication Comparison of Drug Dispensing in Retail and Institutional Settings Preparation and Utilization...
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