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Introduction to Acute & Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice

Second Edition

David Holdford (editor)

ISBN: 9781585285457

Publication Date: Nov 2017

Format: Paperback

Provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of the institutional pharmacy practice in both hospital and outpatient settings, with a special focus on the developing role of technicians. It has been thoroughly updated to cover all current developments, and is clearly written, with "Key Facts", "What Ifs" and other learning enhancements that make terms, concepts, and processes easy to understand and apply.
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With the second edition of Introduction to Acute and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice, pharmacy students and technicians can gain a professional head start by learning essential vocabulary, legal and regulatory issues, and the core clinical and administrative pharmacy operations in various practice settings. It is also a useful reference for new practitioners and anyone else interested in institutional pharmacy's current financial, technological, and distributional systems.

The second edition provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of the institutional pharmacy practice in both hospital and outpatient settings, with a special focus on the developing role of technicians. It has been thoroughly updated to cover all current developments, and is clearly written, with "Key Facts", "What Ifs" and other learning enhancements that make terms, concepts, and processes easy to understand and apply.

Includes two new and 18 updated chapters that cover topics such as:
  • Key legal and regulatory issues.
  • Managing medication use and distribution.
  • Professional terminology.
  • Technology and automation.
  • Financial management, inventory, and cost control.
  • Sterile product preparation and administration.
  • Managing people and leadership.
  • Careers and training options.
  • The expanding role of pharmacy technicians.
Along with an understanding of the workings of institutional practice, students and new pharmacists can acquire the terminology that enables them to speak knowledgeably, along with insight into professional opportunities, including some non-traditional one.
Pages 400
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Nov 2017
Publisher ASHP - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Subject/s Pharmacology   Pharmacy / dispensing  

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