As the most in-depth pharmacology courseware designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, this program provides students with the key concepts and pharmacology information required to succeed in the pharmacy. Students will develop an understanding of drug classes and the mechanisms of action for many drugs. They will also gain insight into why certain drugs are prescribed for particular disease states and obtain instruction for making informed, intelligent decisions when dispensing drugs.
With Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, students learn the essential mathematics concepts and skills pharmacy technicians use on the job. Clear, complete examples and practice problems provide students with the required skills for calculating and preparing drug doses in both community and institutional pharmacy settings. Students are guided, step-by- step, through several calculation methods, including basic formula, ratio and proportion, dimensional analysis, and alligation.