Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 4464975
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  • 216 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Specially designed to parallel material in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the pharmacology concepts you need to master for a successful career in pharmacy technology. Its user-friendly format and engaging learning exercises make it easy to understand both basic and advanced pharmacologic concepts. Practical application activities provide valuable practice in applying what you learn to real-world scenarios.
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Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

- Fundamentals of Pharmacology

- Principles of Pharmacology

- Pharmacodynamics

- Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

Unit 2: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

Introduction to the Nervous System

- Treatment of Anxiety

- Treatment of Depression

- Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

- Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

- Treatment of Seizure Disorders

- Treatment of Pain

- Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer's Disease

- Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System

- Neuromuscular Blockade

- Treatment of Muscle Spasms

- Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System

- Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone

- Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout

Unit 4: Treatment of Diseases of the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

Introduction to the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

- Treatment of Glaucoma and Other Disorders of the Eye

- Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear

- Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections

Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

Introduction to the Cardiovascular System and Hematological System

- Treatment of Angina

- Treatment of Hypertension

- Treatment of Heart Failure

- Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

- Treatment of Arrhythmia

Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

Introduction to the Gastrointestinal (Digestive) System

- Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer

- Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

Introduction to the Respiratory System

- Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

- Treatment of Allergies

Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System

Introduction to the Urinary System

- Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile

- Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

Introduction to the Endocrine System

- Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

- Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

- Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Immunological System

Introduction to the Lymphatic and Immune System

- Treatment of Bacterial Infection

- Treatment of Viral Infections

- Treatment of Cancers

- Vaccines and Immunosuppressants

Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

Introduction to the Integumentary System (Skin & Its Appendages)

- Treatment of Fungal Infections

- Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns

- Treatment of Acne

- Treatment of Eczema - Treatment of Lice and Scabies
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Moscou, Kathy Research Affiliate
Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, Vancouver, WA.

Snipe, Karen Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC.
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