Pharmacy Calculations for Tecnicians


Tova Wiegand Green


Don A. Ballington


Medtech Publishers

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Medtech Publishers

Publication Year 2014


ISBN-10 9381714975

Paper Back

Edition Fifth
Number of Pages 367 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 27.5x21.5x1.5
Weight (grms) 930

Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, teaches the essential mathematics concepts and skills pharmacy technicians use on the job. Guided by clear, complete examples and practice problems, students will succeed in learning the skills required for calculating and preparing drug doses in both community pharmacy and institutional pharmacy settings. This comprehensive new edition offers basic skill reviews on fractions and percents as well as practice in pharmacy math calculations, conversions, measurements, and applications of equations, including calculations required for dose and solution preparations. The text also teaches business terms and business math skills essential to pharmacy practice, including calculations to determine inventory and purchasing needs, profit margins, and inventory control.

Tova Wiegand Green

Tova Wiegand Green, BS, is a department chair in the School of Health Sciences, which includes Medical Assisting, Therapeutic Massage, and several allied health programs, including the Pharmacy Technician program at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Northeast in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has coordinated and taught the statewide pharmacy technician program that is delivered on a two-way video hybrid system in Indiana. She has been a guest speaker at the Indiana Pharmacy Alliance Annual Meeting for the Pharmacy Technician Track, speaking on pharmacy calculations and compounding math. In addition, she has served as a consultant for the Indiana Higher Education Technology Services on issues related to teaching on a hybrid, two-way video system, including teaching math skills through distance education. In addition, she has worked as a pharmacy intern for Kroger pharmacies in Indiana

Don A. Ballington

Don A. Ballington, MS, served as program coordinator of the pharmacy technician training program at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, South Carolina for 27 years. He has also served as president of the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council and in 2005 received the council’s Educator of the Year award. He has been a consulting editor for the Journal of Pharmacy Technology, and over the course of his career at Midlands Technical College, he has developed high-quality training materials for pharmacy technicians—made available in Pharmacy for Technicians, Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, and Pharmacy Practice for Technicians published by Paradigm Publishing.