Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
- Pharmacy Technology (Degree)
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Pharmacy Technology Program seeks to provide qualified students with the skills necessary to fill the role of a Validating Technician. The program will also prepare Certified Technicians to assume the pharmacy technician role in specialty areas such as Medication Therapy Management, Medication Reconciliation, Inventory Management and Pharmacy Technician Administration.
- Pharmacy Technology (Diploma)
The Pharmacy Technology Program seeks to provide qualified students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to practice in a variety of pharmacy settings. In addition, this program will give the student the knowledge base needed to pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, PTCB.
These books are available in the VGCC Library.
Certification Exam Review for the Pharmacy Technician
Call Number: RS 122.95 .C47 2016
Publication Date: 2015-03-20
"Contains nine all-new chapters that match the new exam blueprint. The authors present five complete practice exams, each with 90 multiple-choice questions designed to closely replicate the actual three-hour PTCB exam experience. All answers are provided, along with clearly explained rationales for each. To provide even more practice, the book also contains three math and two trade/generic classification tests."
Call Number: RS 57 .P533 2016 Allied Health Reference
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
"Teaches you how to reduce errors and build your confidence in dosage calculation. It carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient."
Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians
Call Number: KF 2915 .P452 M65 2014 Allied Health
Publication Date: 2013-06-28
"Explores the legal and ethical landscape surrounding pharmacy technician careers today. Interactive and thought-provoking, the text uses case studies to draw you into real-life legal and ethical dilemmas, which enhances critical thinking and broadens your perspectives."
Pharmacology for Technicians
Call Number: HEALTH RM 300 .B22 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Health Sciences Collection, Main Campus. 7-day checkout.
The Pharmacy Technician
Call Number: RS 122.95 .P43 2013 Allied Health
Publication Date: 2013-02-22
The Pharmacy Technician
Call Number: RS122.95 .M654 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Health Sciences Collection, Main Campus. In-library use.
These books are available through the VGCC Library online resources. Click on a title to be taken to the full text of the book. If you are off campus, you will be asked to sign in with your WebAdvisor login and password.
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