An overview of the pharmacy profession's history and scope is crucial for every pharmacy technician. The Pharmacy Technician's Introduction to Pharmacy
clearly describes the issues technicians will encounter in their training and on the job. Author L. Michael Posey provides an insider's perspective on relevant topics such as government regulation, career pathways, membership organizations, and ethics. In addition, he addresses how medication therapy management is changing the practice of pharmacy.
11 informative chapters that explore the breadth of pharmacy practice.
Straightforward analysis of top pharmacy issues and the forces shaping the profession.
Timely journal reprints on contemporary topics.
A special chapter on communications in pharmacy by Bruce A. Berger, PhD, BPharm, one of pharmacy's foremost experts on interpersonal and organizational communication.
Tables that summarize key events in pharmacy throughout history.
Important resources and contact information on associations, internships, residencies, and periodicals.
Key terms defined in the text's margins and compiled in a glossary.
The Pharmacy Technician's Introduction to Pharmacy
Preface. Acknowledgments. Pharmacy's Cadence. Development of Pharmacy in History as a Healing Profession. Pharmacy Reborn: Pharmaceutical Care and Medication Therapy Management. Communications in Pharmacy Practice. Ethics in Pharmacy Practice. Careers for Pharmacy Technicians.Governmental and Voluntary Oversight of Pharmacy. Pharmacy Associations. Using the Pharmacy Literature and Writing for It. Postgraduate Educational Opportunities for Pharmacists. Current Issues in Pharmacy.