Washington Pharmacy Law

Washington Pharmacy Law Author William E. Fassett
ISBN-10 1543194958
Year 2017-02-17
Pages 442
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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This book, newly revised and expanded for 2017, provides pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and owners or managers of pharmacies with the information they need to know about the law that affects the practice of pharmacy in the State of Washington. Readers will use it not only to prepare for licensure, but to help assure that as licensees of the Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission they will enjoy long and successful careers without unnecessary legal entanglements. Others who have found this book useful are attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers, and regulators whose professional responsibilities encompass pharmacy practice or pharmaceuticals in Washington State. Each of the chapters covers a particular topic area, and combines in one place the related state and federal law and regulations, as well as decisions by state and federal courts that are not readily found in normal state pharmacy law sources. References to other hard to locate material include Commission policies, meeting minutes, and guidelines published by other agencies, commissions, or boards. For those who are using the book as a textbook, each chapter includes a list of ACPE Guidelines and MPJE Competencies that are covered therein. Chapter 1 - Introduction to the law, courts, and laws, and the structure of state and federal government. Chapter 2 - How to become a pharmacist, intern, pharmacy technician, or pharmacy assistant. Chapter 3 - How to establish, operate, or close a practice site or pharmacy business. Chapter 4 - How to legally and safely provide drugs and devices to patients. Chapter - How to deal with controlled substances and the DEA. Chapter 6 - How to obtain and use patient information to improve patient care, and when and when not to disclose protected health information. Chapter 7 - How to avoid discipline, civil lawsuits, and how to deal with employer-employee relationships and conflicts. Chapter 8 - How to avoid legal difficulties when dealing with Medicaid, Medicare, and 3rd party payers.

Guide to Federal Pharmacy Law

Guide to Federal Pharmacy Law Author Barry S. Reiss
ISBN-10 0967633273
Year 2013-08-01
Pages 373
Language en
Publisher
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This BEST SELLER is a comprehensive, easy-to-study guide to current federal pharmacy law. It is designed to help you review the most important federal pharmacy statutes and regulations, including the newest changes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Health care Act of 2010, Labeling of prescription containers, Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, Women's Preventative Health Care Amendment of 2012, Medicaid Tamper-resistant Prescription Law, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program, and much more! This book is designed to assist candidates in preparing for pharmacy law examinations in all states. It also includes over 300 practice federal law questions and answers.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook Author U.S. Department of Labor
ISBN-10 9781602393202
Year 2008-12-01
Pages 890
Language en
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

2014 Lippincott s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

2014 Lippincott s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses Author Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN-10 9781451187830
Year 2013
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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"The pocket size makes this book easy to carry into the clinical setting for a quick check before administering the drug. Following the drug monographs, a new section on patient safety reviews the rights of medication administration, safetyoriented patient and family teaching, and other aspects of safe drug administration. Appendices cover biological agents, topical drugs, ophthalmic agents, laxatives, combination drugs, and contraceptives. There is also an appendix of common diseases, with the drugs used to treat each disease. To keep the book short and sweet, common abbreviations are used throughout; these are listed in the abbreviations list on pages ix-xi"--Provided by publisher.

Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book

Norman Hall s Firefighter Exam Preparation Book Author Norman Hall
ISBN-10 9781440519161
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Guaranteed Top Scores on Your Firefighter's Exam! Want to be a firefighter? Do you know what is involved in taking the exam? Don't take a chance at failing a test you could ace--learn from the expert, Norman Hall. For more than a decade, Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book has been the #1 test preparation book for prospective firefighters. Back by popular demand, Norman Hall has completely updated and revised this hugely successful book for this second edition, presenting new tips and time-tested methods for attaining the highest scores. Practice your skills using features such as tips on how to pass the physical requirements, practice exams with answer keys, memory aids to help you master the recall test, tables for self-scoring, insights on what a career in firefighting entails, and a discussion of the final interview. Use Norman Hall's Firefighter Exam Preparation Book, 2nd Edition to study hard and score at the top!

The Book of Lists

The Book of Lists Author David Wallechinsky
ISBN-10 9780307366177
Year 2012-11-13
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher Seal Books
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A new edition of the classic bestseller from the original authors, with additional material specifically prepared for Canadian readers by long-time This Morning CBC producer, Ira Basen, and Jane Farrow, the author of Wanted Words. In 1977, a publishing sensation was born. The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, was published. Filled with intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia it has spawned many imitators — but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades since, the editors have been researching curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date new edition that is also the first Canadian edition. Ira Basen and Jane Farrow have augmented the existing lists with fascinating homegrown material, and compiled lists specifically of relevance to Canadian readers. So if you’ve always wanted to find out how porcupines really mate, how comedy can kill and — that most essential piece of knowledge — how long the longest recorded nose was, this is the book for you. With contributions from a variety of celebrities and experts including Margaret Atwood, Mike Myers, Michael Ondaatje, Dave Eggers, Phillip Pullman and Charlotte Gray, this anthology has something for everyone — and more than you ever suspected you wanted to know. A list of lists from The Book of Lists: 10 Notable Film Scenes Left on the Cutting Room Floor 10 Afflictions and Their Patron Saints 14 Nations with More Sheep Than People 5 Trips to the Canadian Wilderness That Ended in Disaster 10 Really Bad Canadian Sports Teams 14 Last Words of Famous Canadians Kurt Browning’s 9 Turning Points in Figure Skating History 7 Trial Verdicts That Caused Riots 12 Museums of Limited Appeal 10 Unusual Canadian Place Names That Start with a “B” 7 Well-Known Sayings Attributed to the Wrong Person 10 Celebrated People Who Read Their Own Obituaries Sloan's Jay Ferguson’s 10 Perfect Pop Songs 13 Possible Sites for the Garden of Eden 9 Canadian Sports Stars Who Became Politicians First Sexual Encounters of 13 Prominent Canadians From the Paperback edition.

Marijuana Medical Handbook

Marijuana Medical Handbook Author Dale Gieringer
ISBN-10 9780932551474
Year 2008-11-01
Pages 270
Language en
Publisher Quick Trading Company
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An estimated 40 million Americans have medical symptoms that marijuana can relieve. Marijuana Medical Handbook is a one-stop resource that gives candid, objective advice on using marijuana for healing, understanding its effects on the body, safe administration, targeting illnesses, side effects, and the various delivery methods from edibles and tinctures to smokeless vaporizer pipes. The book also details supply issues, cultivation solutions (in a chapter by renowned expert Ed Rosenthal), and legal consequences. This thoroughly revised edition incorporates the most up-to-date information on the ever-changing politics of marijuana, the plant's usage, and medical research on it.

PTCB Exam Study Guide 2015 2016

PTCB Exam Study Guide 2015 2016 Author Trivium Test Prep
ISBN-10 1941759378
Year 2015-10-28
Pages 166
Language en
Publisher
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Think all PTCB study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because you didn't get effective studying in. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the PTCB Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps PTCB Exam Study Guide 2015-2016 provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our pharmacy technician certification study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; PTCB practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package for the PTCB exam.

Pharmacotherapy A Pathophysiologic Approach 9 E

Pharmacotherapy A Pathophysiologic Approach 9 E Author Joseph T. DiPiro
ISBN-10 9780071800549
Year 2014-03-22
Pages 2848
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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25 ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS AVAILABLE ONLINE THE LANDMARK TEXT ON HOW TO ACHIEVE OPTIMAL PATIENT OUTCOMES THROUGH EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICATION THERAPY Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach is written to help you advance the quality of patient care through evidence-based medication therapy derived from sound pharmacotherapeutic principles. The scope of this trusted classic goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs. You will find everything you need to provide safe, effective drug therapy across the full range of therapeutic categories. This edition is enriched by more than 300 expert contributors, and every chapter has been revised and updated to reflect the latest evidence-based information and recommendations. Important features such as Key Concepts at the beginning of each chapter, Clinical Presentation tables that summarize disease signs and symptoms, and Clinical Controversies boxes that examine the complicated issues faced by students and clinicians in providing drug therapy make this text an essential learning tool for students, patient-focused pharmacists, and other health care providers. NEW TO THIS EDITION: A section on personalized pharmacotherapy appears in most sections All diagnostic flow diagrams, treatment algorithms, dosing guideline recommendations, and monitoring approaches have been updated in full color to clearly distinguish treatment pathways New drug monitoring tables have been added Most of the disease-oriented chapters have incorporated evidence-based treatment guidelines that often include ratings of the level of evidence to support the key therapeutic approaches Twenty-five online-only chapters are available at www.pharmacotherapyonline.com

Thank You for Being Late

Thank You for Being Late Author Thomas L. Friedman
ISBN-10 9780374715144
Year 2016-11-22
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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A New York Times Bestseller A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observers We all sense it—something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers or watch the news. Our lives are being transformed in so many realms all at once—and it is dizzying. In Thank You for Being Late, a work unlike anything he has attempted before, Thomas L. Friedman exposes the tectonic movements that are reshaping the world today and explains how to get the most out of them and cushion their worst impacts. You will never look at the world the same way again after you read this book: how you understand the news, the work you do, the education your kids need, the investments your employer has to make, and the moral and geopolitical choices our country has to navigate will all be refashioned by Friedman’s original analysis. Friedman begins by taking us into his own way of looking at the world—how he writes a column. After a quick tutorial, he proceeds to write what could only be called a giant column about the twenty-first century. His thesis: to understand the twenty-first century, you need to understand that the planet’s three largest forces—Moore’s law (technology), the Market (globalization), and Mother Nature (climate change and biodiversity loss)—are accelerating all at once. These accelerations are transforming five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community. Why is this happening? As Friedman shows, the exponential increase in computing power defined by Moore’s law has a lot to do with it. The year 2007 was a major inflection point: the release of the iPhone, together with advances in silicon chips, software, storage, sensors, and networking, created a new technology platform. Friedman calls this platform “the supernova”—for it is an extraordinary release of energy that is reshaping everything from how we hail a taxi to the fate of nations to our most intimate relationships. It is creating vast new opportunities for individuals and small groups to save the world—or to destroy it. Thank You for Being Late is a work of contemporary history that serves as a field manual for how to write and think about this era of accelerations. It’s also an argument for “being late”—for pausing to appreciate this amazing historical epoch we’re passing through and to reflect on its possibilities and dangers. To amplify this point, Friedman revisits his Minnesota hometown in his moving concluding chapters; there, he explores how communities can create a “topsoil of trust” to anchor their increasingly diverse and digital populations. With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Friedman shows that we can overcome the multiple stresses of an age of accelerations—if we slow down, if we dare to be late and use the time to reimagine work, politics, and community. Thank You for Being Late is Friedman’s most ambitious book—and an essential guide to the present and the future.

An American Sickness

An American Sickness Author Elisabeth Rosenthal
ISBN-10 9780698407183
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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A New York Times bestseller. At a moment of drastic political upheaval, An American Sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system - and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems. “Patients can save thousands of dollars by purchasing An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal.”— New York Journal of Books In these troubled times, perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than American medicine. In only a few decades, the medical system has been overrun by organizations seeking to exploit for profit the trust that vulnerable and sick Americans place in their healthcare. Our politicians have proven themselves either unwilling or incapable of reining in the increasingly outrageous costs faced by patients, and market-based solutions only seem to funnel larger and larger sums of our money into the hands of corporations. Impossibly high insurance premiums and inexplicably large bills have become facts of life; fatalism has set in. Very quickly Americans have been made to accept paying more for less. How did things get so bad so fast? Breaking down this monolithic business into the individual industries—the hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, and drug manufacturers—that together constitute our healthcare system, Rosenthal exposes the recent evolution of American medicine as never before. How did healthcare, the caring endeavor, become healthcare, the highly profitable industry? Hospital systems, which are managed by business executives, behave like predatory lenders, hounding patients and seizing their homes. Research charities are in bed with big pharmaceutical companies, which surreptitiously profit from the donations made by working people. Patients receive bills in code, from entrepreneurial doctors they never even saw. The system is in tatters, but we can fight back. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal doesn't just explain the symptoms, she diagnoses and treats the disease itself. In clear and practical terms, she spells out exactly how to decode medical doublespeak, avoid the pitfalls of the pharmaceuticals racket, and get the care you and your family deserve. She takes you inside the doctor-patient relationship and to hospital C-suites, explaining step-by-step the workings of a system badly lacking transparency. This is about what we can do, as individual patients, both to navigate the maze that is American healthcare and also to demand far-reaching reform. An American Sickness is the frontline defense against a healthcare system that no longer has our well-being at heart.

AMA Manual of Style A Guide for Authors and Editors

AMA Manual of Style  A Guide for Authors and Editors Author JAMA and Archives Journals,
ISBN-10 0195392035
Year 2009-07-02
Pages 1024
Language en
Publisher OUP USA
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The AMA Manual of Style is a must-have guide for those seeking to publish research findings and anyone involved in medical or scientific publishing. But more than just a style manual, it offers guidance on how to navigate the dilemmas that authors, researchers and their institutions, medical editors and publishers, and members of the news media who cover scientific research confront on a daily basis. Written by an expert committee of JAMA and Archives editors, this 10th edition thoroughly covers ethical and legal issues, authorship, conflicts of interest, scientific misconduct, and intellectual property, in addition to preparation of articles for publication, style, terminology, measurement, and quantification. Customers who purchase the Special Online Bundle Package receive the hardcover 10th edition, as well as a one-year subscription to the Online Edition.

Basic Technical Mathematics

Basic Technical Mathematics Author Allyn J. Washington
ISBN-10 9780134435824
Year 2017-02-03
Pages 796
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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For courses in technical and pre-engineering technical programs or other programs for which coverage of basic mathematics is required. The best-seller in technical mathematics gets an “Oh, wow!” update The 11th Edition of Basic Technical Mathematics is a bold revision of this classic best-seller. The text now sports an engaging full-color design, and new co-author Rich Evans has introduced a wealth of relevant applications and improvements, many based on user feedback. The text is supported by an all-new online graphing calculator manual, accessible at point-of-use via short URLs. The MyLab™ Math course features hundreds of new algorithmic exercises, tutorial videos, and PowerPoint slides. The text continues to feature a vast number of applications from technical and pre-engineering fields—including computer design, electronics, solar energy, lasers fiber optics, and the environment—and aims to develop students’ understanding of mathematical methods without simply providing a collection of formulas. The authors start the text by establishing a solid background in algebra and trigonometry, recognizing the importance of these topics for success in solving applied problems. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab™ Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The MyLab Math course features hundreds of new algorithmic exercises, tutorial videos, and PowerPoint slides. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134465407 / 9780134465401 Basic Technical Mathematics plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134437705 / 9780134437705 Basic Technical Mathematics 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy

The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy Author Peter A. Chyka
ISBN-10 1582122172
Year 2014-12-01
Pages 1030
Language en
Publisher Amer Pharmacists Assn
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The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy fully revises the previous edition. This indispensable study guide contains the information most relevant to the NAPLEX summarized in abbreviated bullet format.