Mosby's Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians
Mosby's Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians,
Edition 2 Principles and Practice
By Karen Davis, AAHCA, BS, CPhT

Publication Date: 30 Apr 2020

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Gain a complete introduction to institutional pharmacy practice and efficiently prepare for the new sterile compounding certification exam! Comprehensively covering sterile products, aseptic technique, and the workings of the sterile compounding facility, Mosby’s Sterile Compounding for Pharmacy Technicians: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition, focuses on safe and accurate practice. This edition has expanded and updated coverage to address preparation, processing, medications, technique, and documentation, with review, analysis, and application of , , and and additional content on waste management, workflow, safety and compliance, billing and reimbursement, and emergency management. Illustrations abound, and content is brought to life with an updated art program, step-by-step procedures, and technician notes and alerts. Certification review questions are included with each chapter, and online student and instructor resources round out the offering.

Key Features

  • Competency forms, lab activities, and sample compounding orders allow you to perform basic, hands-on aseptic manipulations in the lab.
  • Mini-case scenarios promote critical thinking and application.
  • Tech Notes, Tech Alerts, and Did You Know? boxes offer key information on-the-job success.
  • Content modeled after ASHP curriculum for technician training.
  • Chapter quizzes and an online sample exam offer student practice and exam preparation.
  • Instructor support materials online, including lesson plans, PowerPoint slides, a test bank, student handouts, answer keys, an image collection, and chapter pretests.

New Features

  • NEW! Expanded and updated content on all aspects of preparation, processing, medications, techniques, and documentation plus new content on the sterile environment; , , and ; hazardous materials and waste management; workflow, quality control; safety and compliance; billing and reimbursement; and emergency and disaster planning.
  • NEW! Procedure boxes with step-by-step instructions, technique photos, and rationales.
  • NEW and EXPANDED! Updated art program focuses on the sterile environment, equipment and supplies, and skills.
  • NEW! Chapter quiz questions and a sample exam prepare students for classroom exams or the new certification credentialing exam.
About the author
By Karen Davis, AAHCA, BS, CPhT, Accreditation Alliance Consulting Services Pharmacy Technician Program Instructor Society for the Education of Pharmacy Technicians (SEPhT) Lyons, Georgia
Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Sterile Compounding
2. Medications and Disease Management
3. Communication Within and Beyond the Pharmacy
4. Infection Control and Waste Management
5. Calculations Used in Intravenous Preparations
6. Medication Administration 
7. United States Pharmacopeia : Pharmaceutical Compound-Sterile Preparations
8. The Sterile Environment
9. Equipment and Supplies
10. Sterile Practice
11. Packaging, Labeling, and Documentation of CSPs
12. Total Parenteral Nutrition
13. United States Pharmacopeia <800> Hazardous Pharmaceuticals
14. Hazardous Drug Preparation
15. United States Pharmacopeia <825> Radiopharmaceuticals - Preparation, Compounding, Dispensing, and Repackaging
16. Quality Management, Safety, and Patient Compliance
17. Third-Party Billing, Reimbursement, and Inventory Management
18. Operations and Emergency Preparedness
19. Looking Forward


Book details
ISBN: 9780323673242
Page Count: 356
Illustrations: Approx. 300 illustrations (300 in full color)
Retail Price: €66.99