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Category : Technology & Engineering
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Pages : 155
Math for Pharmacy Technicians is an introductory text covering the key math skills needed for Pharmacy Technicians. This text is an essential resource for both Pharmacy Technician students and practicing Pharmacy Technicians. Presented in a simple and clear manner, students will find numerous solved problems and a step-by-step format that allows for quick comprehension. Key features include practice problems with answers, written procedures, boxes with tips, exercises, and chapter quizzes to reinforce student learning. Instructor Resources: PowerPoints and Pre and Post Test Answers Student Resources: Companion Website
Learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately! Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you master the competencies required by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Designed specifically for Pharmacy Technicians, this practical worktext simplifies key calculation concepts and lets you work through hundreds of practice problems. Coverage includes a review of basic math skills, conversions between measurement systems, interpreting drug labels and physicians' orders, and calculating medication dosages based on a patient's age or body weight. The worktext format distills complex content into easy-to-understand concepts and calculations. Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you develop the competencies you’ll need for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. Hundreds of practice problems throughout covering calculations, conversions, and measurements. Step-by-step examples to break down complex equations and formulas into simple building blocks. UNIQUE! Body system icons next to medication names to help students associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Chapter pretests and posttests to help students assess comprehension and areas of strength and improvement. Key terms with definitions and in-text highlights, accompanied by a handy back-of-book glossary for reference. Tech Notes with helpful advice on handling real-life situations in the pharmacy. Tech Alerts to warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patient safety. Review of Rules at the end of each chapter to summarize key equations and formulas. NEW! Enhanced coverage of chemotherapy and TPN (total parenteral nutrition) calculations. NEW! Appendix with additional exercises in a comprehensive review. NEW! Drug labels for realistic examples and problems.
Mathematics for Technicians is print only. Mathematics for Technicians has been revised and updated to meet the current competencies ofCertificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Engineering under the MEM05 Metal andEngineering Training Package and UEE11 Electrotechnology Training Package.This book features graded questions to guide from the basics through to advanced applications ofmathematics, ensuring that even students with poor mathematical literacy can easily meet the requiredcompetencies. Reality-based trade scenarios demonstrate how the theory would be used in different engineering careers. Scope Mathematics for Technicians covers the current competencies of Certificate IV, Diploma and AdvancedDiploma of Engineering under the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package and UEE11Electrotechnology Training Package.
The definition and solution of engineering problems relies on the ability to represent systems and their behaviour in mathematical terms. Mathematics for Electrical Technicians 4/5 provides a simple and practical guide to the fundamental mathematical skills essential to technicians and engineers. This second edition has been revised and expanded to cover the BTEC Higher - 'Mathematics for Engineers' module for Electrical and Electronic Engineering Higher National Certificates and Diplomas. It will also meet the needs of first and second year undergraduates studying electrical engineering.
APhA's Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician is a friendly, self-instructional approach to lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations. Filled with real-world practice problems and the author's good humor and encouragement, the book is a unique training resource, whether for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or the pharmacy practice setting.
Accurately calculating medication dosages is a critical element in pharmaceutical care that directly affects optimal patient outcomes. Unfortunately, medication dosage errors happen in pharmacies, in hospitals, or even at home or in homecare settings everyday. In extreme cases, even minor dosage errors can have dire consequences. Careful calculations are essential to providing optimal medical and pharmaceutical care. Essential Math and Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians fills the need for a basic reference that students and professionals can use to help them understand and perform accurate calculations. Organized in a natural progression from the basic to the complex, the book includes: Roman and Arabic Numerals Fractions and decimals Ratios, proportions, and percentages Systems of measurement including household conversions Interpretation of medication orders Isotonicity, pH, buffers, and reconstitutions Intravenous flow rates Insulin and Heparin products Pediatric dosage Business math Packed with numerous solved examples and practice problems, the book presents the math in a step-by-step style that allows readers to quickly grasp concepts. The authors explain the fundamentals simply and clearly and include ample practice problems that help readers become proficient. The focus on critical thinking, real-life problem scenarios, and the self-test format make Essential Math and Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians an indispensable learning tool.
This user-friendly guide to medical mathematics helps veterinary technician students develop the math skills required before going into the practice setting. New workbook format allows readers to practice problems right inside the book Covers math fundamentals, metric and non-metric conversions, dosing and concentration, IV drug infusion, prescriptions, and doctors' orders Offers step-by-step instructions for performing calculations Newly expanded to include calculation of constant rate infusions, dilutions, compounding, and anesthesia applications Features a full answer key and images from the book in PowerPoint for instructors on a companion website “The text is organized to help readers with rudimentary math skills as well as those who just need a little review on how to perform medically related mathematical calculations....Overall, this is a well-organized textbook that will help students at all levels of mathematic competency navigate the sometimes-challenging area of medical calculations.”- JAVMA Vol 255 No. 6
Written for pharmacy technicians, and addressing the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition helps you learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. A practical worktext format covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders, introducing key calculation and conversion concepts and then providing hundreds of problems so you can practice and master the material. Other vital topics include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications based on a patient's age or body weight. Written by experienced pharmacist Robert Fulcher and educator Eugenia Fulcher, Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you learn calculation skills and develop the competencies needed by pharmacy technicians. Learning objectives and definitions of key words begin each chapter. Pretests in each chapter allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. Step-by-step examples make it easy to learn and remember how to do equations and use formulas. Hundreds of practice problems provide practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Actual drug labels accompany examples and problems, for real-world experience with the information you will see in pharmacy practice. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians chapter introduces the calculations needed in retail pharmacy settings. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help you associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Points to Remember boxes make it easy to learn and remember key information. Review of Rules sections in each chapter summarize the rules and methods for performing equations. Chapter reviews provide a quick summary of the key concepts in each chapter. Posttests in each chapter allow you to assess how well you have learned the material. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess your knowledge of all major topics covered in the book. Helpful study tools also include an answer key for odd-numbered problems and a comprehensive glossary. Updated content meets ASHP requirements and features new topics such as powder volume and compounding problems, formulas for reducing and enlarging medications, and opportunities to write out prescription label directions. Tech Note boxes offer helpful advice on real-life situations you may encounter in the pharmacy. Tech Alert boxes warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patients' safety. Additional prescription and practice exercises give you valuable experience with translating physician directions into patient instructions.