Available Until 12/31/2024

Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians

Enhance your learning with the online Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians. Our latest companion workbook contains additional exercises and assessment activities for every chapter for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 5th Edition. For each chapter in the Manual, the corresponding chapter in the Workbook will consist of a variety of different online exercises and activities designed to reinforce learning.  These exercises may consist of the following types of questions:

  • Multiple Choice
  • True/False
  • Short Answer
  • Defining Abbreviations
  • Essay Questions
  • Research or Lab Questions (ex. using computer or in the pharmacy/pharmacy lab)

The expanded workbook complements the Accreditation Standards for Pharmacy Technician Education and Training Programs and reflects the content of the revised Pharmacy Technicians Certification Exam (PTCE), providing you with more insight into how to structure studying to be successful in the classroom, on the PTCE, and in your new careers as a pharmacy technician.

Conveniently now online, complete your technician training with the Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, along with the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, 5th Edition, and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Review and Practice Exam.

Chapters include:

Part One:  Setting Your Goals and Objectives

Chapter 1: How to be a Great Student

Part Two: Introduction to Pharmacy Practice

Chapter 2: The World of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians
Chapter 3: Pharmacy Law, Regulations, and Standards
Chapter 4: Community, Ambulatory, and Home Care Pharmacy Practice
Chapter 5: Hospital and Specialty Pharmacy Practice

Part Three: Science Knowledge and Skills

Chapter 6: The Human Body: Structure and Function
Chapter 7: Drug Classifications and Pharmacologic Actions
Chapter 8: Drugs and the Body: Basic Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics
Chapter 9: Medication Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration

Part Four: Practice Basics

Chapter 10: Communication, Professionalism, and Teamwork
Chapter 11: Processing Medication Orders and Prescriptions
Chapter 12: Pharmacy Calculations
Chapter 13: Nonsterile Compounding and Repackaging
Chapter 14: Aseptic Technique, Sterile Compounding, and IV Admixture Programs
Chapter 15: Medication Safety

Part Five: Business Applications

Chapter 16: Pharmacy Information Systems and their Uses
Chapter 17: Purchasing and Inventory Control
Chapter 18: Billing and Reimbursement

Part Six: In the Real World

Chapter 19: Getting Started