Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), A Worktext, 2nd Edition

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

2nd Edition A Worktext

By Robert M. Fulcher, BS Chem, BSPh, RPh, Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy, Waynesboro, GA and Eugenia M. Fulcher, BSN, MEd, EdD, RN, CMA (AAMA), Allied Health Instructor, Waynesboro, GA


Section I: Introduction and Basic Math Skills

1. Assessment of Mathematical Skills Needed in Health Occupations

2. Review of Basic Mathematical Skills

Section II: Measurements Used in Health Care and Conversions Between Measurement Systems

3. Conversion of Clinical Measurements of Numbers, Time and Temperature

4. Comparisons of Measurement Systems

5. Conversions between Measurement Systems

Section III: Medication and Prescription Orders and Their Calculations

6. Interpretation of Medication Labels and Orders

7. Calculation of Solid Oral Doses and Dosages

8. Calculate Doses of Liquid Oral and Parenteral Medications

9. Reconstitution of Powders or Crystals into Liquid Medications

Section IV: Special Medication Calculations

10. Calculation of Medications for Special Populations Based on Body Weight and Patient Age

11. Calculation of Medications Measured in Units, Milliequivalents and Percents of Concentration

12. Calculation of Medications for Intravenous Uses

13. Calculation of Mixtures from Stock Medications

14. Interpreting Physician's Orders for Dosages

Section V: Business Math

15. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians

Appendices

Comprehensive Post-Test

Answer Key (for odd-numbered problems only)

Bibliography

Glossary