Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians


Specially designed to parallel material in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the pharmacology concepts you need to master for a successful career in pharmacy technology. Its user-friendly format and engaging learning exercises make it easy to understand both basic and advanced pharmacologic concepts. Practical application activities provide valuable practice in applying what you learn to real-world scenarios.
  • Concise content reviews emphasize everything you need to know from each chapter of the textbook.
  • Each workbook chapter includes 10-20 matching, 12-15 fill-in-the-blank, and 10-15 true/false questions to reinforce and help you evaluate your understanding of key concepts.
  • Critical thinking exercises challenge you to synthesize information and apply concepts beyond the scope of each chapter.
  • Research Activities for each chapter strengthen your computing and research skills and introduce you to online sources for information for pharmacology and pharmacy technology.
Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

1. Fundamentals of Pharmacology

2. Principles of Pharmacology

3. Pharmacodynamics

4. Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

Unit 2: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

5. Treatment of Anxiety

6. Treatment of Depression

7. Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

8. Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease

9. Treatment of Seizure Disorders

10. Treatment of Pain

11. Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer’s Disease

12. Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

13. Neuromuscular Blockade

14. Treatment of Muscle Spasms

15. Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System

16. Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease of the Bone

17. Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout

Unit 4: Treatment of Diseases of the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

18. Treatment of Glaucoma

19. Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear

20. Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections

Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

21. Treatment of Angina

22. Treatment of Hypertension

23. Treatment of Heart Failure

24. Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

25. Treatment of Arrhythmia

Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

26. Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer

27. Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

28. Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

29. Treatment of Allergies

Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System

30. Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

31. Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

32. Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

33. Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

34. Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Immunological System

35. Treatment of Bacterial Infection

36. Treatment of Viral Infections

37. Treatment of Cancers

38. Vaccines and Immunosuppressants

Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

39. Treatment of Fungal Infections

40. Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns

41. Treatment of Acne

42. Treatment of Eczema

43. Treatment of Lice and Scabies
Kathy Moscou, RPh, MPH, BSc(Pharm), Research Officer, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, WA, Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd, Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC and Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd, Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC


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