Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition

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Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition


Specially designed to parallel the material in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the ASHP content requirements for pharmacology and anatomy and physiology. Its user-friendly format and engaging learning exercises help you understand both basic and advanced pharmacologic concepts. Practical activities allow you to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios.

    • Comprehensive review makes this a perfect resource for preparing for certification exams.
      • Learning exercises include terms and definitions, multiple-choice, matching, true/false, critical thinking, and research activities.
        • Engaging workbook is ideal for in-class review, remediation, or homework assignments.

        • Updated content matches the textbook and provides a review of the ASHP content requirements for pharmacology and anatomy and physiology.

        Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

          • Fundamentals of Pharmacology

          • Principles of Pharmacology

          • Pharmacodynamics

          • Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

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

          Introduction to the Nervous System

          • Treatment of Anxiety

          • Treatment of Depression

          • Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

          • Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease

          • Treatment of Seizure Disorders

          • Treatment of Pain

          • Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer’s Disease

          • Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

          Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

          Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System

          • Neuromuscular Blockade

          • Treatment of Muscle Spasms

          • Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System

          • Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease of the Bone

          • Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout

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

          Introduction to the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

          • Treatment of Glaucoma and Other Disorders of the Eye

          • Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear

          • Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections

          Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

          Introduction to the Cardiovascular System and Hematological System

          • Treatment of Angina

          • Treatment of Hypertension

          • Treatment of Heart Failure

          • Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

          • Treatment of Arrhythmia

          Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

          Introduction to the Gastrointestinal (Digestive) System

          • Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer

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

          Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

          Introduction to the Respiratory System

          • Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

          • Treatment of Allergies

          Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System

          Introduction to the Urinary System

          • Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile

          • Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

          Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

          Introduction to the Endocrine System

          • Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

          • Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

          • Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

          Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Immunological System

          Introduction to the Lymphatic and Immune System

          • Treatment of Bacterial Infection

          • Treatment of Viral Infections

          • Treatment of Cancers

          • Vaccines and Immunosuppressants

          Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

          Introduction to the Integumentary System (Skin & Its Appendages)

          • Treatment of Fungal Infections

          • Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns

          • Treatment of Acne

          • Treatment of Eczema
          • Treatment of Lice and Scabies
          Kathy Moscou, RPh, MPH, PhD candidate, PPRC Fellow, Research Affiliate
          Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies
          Brandon University
          Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
          Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, Vancouver, WA 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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