Covering everything you need to study for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and ExCPT exams, Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, 3rd Edition makes exam preparation easy. Review the content you'll see on the exam with handy outlines, test-taking tips and strategies, and electronic flash cards. Written by noted pharmacy technician educator James J. Mizner, this complete review tests your knowledge and simulates the actual PTCB exam with 17 different, 100-question practice exams in the book and online. This edition is modeled after the updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint.
- A total of 1,700 review questions are included in 17 practice exams in the book and online.
- 100-question format of each practice exam simulates the PTCB and ExCPT exams, with multiple-choice questions and the same balance of content, for a realistic test taking experience.
- 700 electronic flash cards help you learn and remember facts by covering the top 200 most prescribed pharmaceuticals, top 50 herbals, abbreviations, and sound-alike drugs.
- Review content reflects the new percentages covered on the PTCB exam.
- A convenient outline format helps you to quickly review important information you'll see on the exam.
- Tips and suggestions prepare you for test-taking success by providing an insider’s perspective on what to expect and how to prepare for your exam when you have limited time.
- Seven practice exams in the book feature the same format and content emphasis as the national exam.
- Ten practice exams on the Evolve companion website in both timed and untimed modes help you identify any areas of weakness, and include instant feedback and remediation.
- UPDATED content includes current drug information and pharmacy practice procedures based on the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint.
- NEW! Chapter objectives provide a clear breakdown of content and goals for review.
1. Pharmacology for Technicians
2. Pharmacy Law and Regulations
3. Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding
4. Medication Safety
5. Pharmacy Quality Assurance
6. Medication Order Entry and Fill Process
7. Pharmacy Inventory Management
8. Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement
9. Pharmacy Information Systems Usage and Application
10. Practice Examinations
A: Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination Test-Taking Skills
B: Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination Information
C: Pharmaceutical Conversions
D: Pharmaceutical Abbreviations
E: Institute for Safe Medication Practices List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
F: Drug Nomenclature: Stems Used
G: Top 200 Prescribed Drugs and Their Classifications
I: Common Over-the-Counter Products
J: Laboratory Values
K: State Boards of Pharmacy
L: Technician Organizations