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    Improving Patient Communication in Pharmacy

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 10, 2017 10:00:33 AM

    Communication is a vital part of any patient-provider relationship. Not unlike doctors and nurses, pharmacists also need to be able to effectively communicate with their patients. Patient Communication for Pharmacy: A Case-Study Approach on Theory and Practice is a practical guide that develops readers’ understanding of the unique communication dynamics between pharmacists and patients and assists them in strengthening the communication skills necessary for providing optimal patient outcomes.

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    Topics: allied health, Pharmacy, Liu, Pharmaceutical sciences, Patient Communication for Pharmacy, pharmacist education, Pharmacists, pharmacy communication

    Pharmacy Technician Education

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 7, 2017 9:00:02 AM

    In today's health care environment, more and more is being asked of the pharmacy technician. As such, standards and qualifications for entry-level practice have come into question. In an effort to reach a consensus on these standards, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) brought together professionals and educators for the Pharmacy Technician Stakeholder Consensus Conference in February. Recognizing the need for consistent, quality standards of practice, these leaders came together to make their recommendations to PTCB.

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    Topics: allied health, PTCB, Pharm tech, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, peshek, Pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy technician certification board, pharmacy technician stakeholder consensus conferen, weiss, zentz, gallagher, pharmacy technician education, silverman, tipton

    Review: Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician is "the most valuable reference and educational tool available"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 11, 2016 12:39:17 PM

    The recently published Professional Skills for the Pharmacy Technician by Stephanie C. Peshek just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. Jennifer L. Colon, PharmD, MS, MBA, from Temple University School of Pharmacy, writing for Doody's Review Service, calls it,

    “…the most valuable reference and educational tool available for pharmacy technicians. [It] stands out [because it acknowledges] advancing technology and…the need to integrate pharmacy technicians as valued members of the healthcare team.”

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Doody's Review Service, Pharmacy Technician, Review, Stephanie C. Peshek, Pharmaceutical sciences

    Pharmaceutical Calculations Review!

    Posted by charlottes on Nov 18, 2014 9:33:44 AM

    Pharmaceutical Calculations by Payal Agarwal received an excellent review from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer, Neela A. Bhajandas, PharmD, is “A needed, easy-to-understand resource for pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy residents, as well as pharmacists who need a refresher when doing pharmaceutical calculations in different clinical situations or involving special populations. It can also be used by students pursuing their master's or PhD in pharmaceutics. The contributing authors are well-qualified specialists in their respective fields."

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Author, navigate, New Text, Pharmacy, Payal Agarwal, Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmaceutical Calculations, Pharmacy Students

    Just Published: Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 2, 2014 12:21:16 PM

     

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, Author, health professionals, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, New Text, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical sciences, Yolanda M. Hardy, Patient Assessment in Pharmacy, Pharmacy Students

    2014 Best Jobs in the US

    Posted by Tory Jones on Apr 2, 2014 1:17:02 PM

    US News & World Report just released their list of the Best Jobs of 2014, and 40 of the top 100 picks are health care jobs. Among other criteria, US News selected and ranked these jobs based on the number of expected openings, advancement opportunities, career fulfillment and salary expectations.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, registered nurse, respiratory therapist, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, nurse practitioner, Pharmacy, physical therapy, Medication, Health care, National Health, Personal Health, Pharmaceutical sciences, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Care, allied health professional, Careers, Health Care Industry, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Physician, Speech-Language Pathologist

    Just Published: Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 25, 2014 8:01:51 AM

    Ideal for professional pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, research fellows, practitioners and clinical researchers, Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation provides a balanced approach covering critical elements of clinical research, biostatistical principles, and scientific literature evaluation techniques for evidence-based medicine.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, administration, health administration, Health Administration, health care management, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, New text, Pharmacy, Webinar, Medication, medication, Pharmaceutical sciences, webinar, allied health professional, Drug Literature Evaluation, Global health

    Just Published: Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 19, 2014 11:57:10 AM

    Concepts in Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique examines the current standards and best practices for sterile compounding, and the fundamentals of aseptic technique in an accessible manner to pharmacy and pharmacy technician students as well as to professionals.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, New Text, Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Medication, Pharmaceutical sciences

    Just Published: Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 11, 2014 11:27:15 AM

    Cell biology, medicinal chemistry, immunology and microbiology are just a few of the many areas of science that pharmacy students need a solid foundation in in order to succeed in their education and career. Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations offers a comprehensive yet introductory overview of 16 biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences to allow students to develop a strong foundational understanding of these complex subjects.

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    Topics: allied health, cell biology, Health, microbiology, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, Pharmacy, Medication, medicinal chemistry, Pharmaceutical sciences, toxicology, biostatistics, drug information, immunology

    AJPE review calls Pharmaceutical Marketing “a beneficial reference for readers interested in the pharmaceutical marketing field”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 13, 2013 3:19:21 PM

    According to a new review by the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE), Pharmaceutical Marketing by Brent L. Rollins and Matthew Perri "has made a remarkable step toward the understanding of pharmaceutical marketing and its practical applications in the industry."

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    Topics: allied health, Brent L. Rollins, AJPE, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Matthew Perri, pharmaceutical marketing, Review, Pharmaceutical sciences

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