Paradigm's new courseware, Career Readiness & Externships: Soft Skills for Pharmacy Technicians, introduces and reinforces the professional habits and soft skills required to bridge the gap between formal education and employment. This courseware provides a unique pharmacy technician perspective on traditional soft skills and career preparation activities.
Suitable for a stand-alone pharmacy lab course or for the lab portion of a pharmacy practice course, Pharmacy Labs for Technicians teaches students detailed lab procedures and skills using hands-on practice.
Students learn both administrative and clinical procedures such as filling prescriptions, compounding medications, and preparing compounded sterile preparations.
As the most in-depth pharmacology courseware designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, this program provides students with the key concepts and pharmacology information required to succeed in the pharmacy. Students will develop an understanding of drug classes and the mechanisms of action for many drugs. They will also gain insight into why certain drugs are prescribed for particular disease states and obtain instruction for making informed, intelligent decisions when dispensing drugs.
This courseware provides students with comprehensive instruction on pharmacy technician practice along with coverage of business operations in a community pharmacy, infection control in the hospital, professionalism and ethics in the workplace, and advanced pharmacy technician careers.
With Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, students learn the essential mathematics concepts and skills pharmacy technicians use on the job. Clear, complete examples and practice problems provide students with the required skills for calculating and preparing drug doses in both community and institutional pharmacy settings. Students are guided, step-by- step, through several calculation methods, including basic formula, ratio and proportion, dimensional analysis, and alligation.
This courseware provides step-by-step instruction in sterile compounding and aseptic technique, or the aseptic preparation of compounded sterile preparations. All sterile compounding procedures in this courseware are aligned with USP Chapter <797> (rev. 2019) standards and USP Chapter <800> (2016) standards.
This courseware reviews content covered in the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT). Students learn study and test-preparation strategies and tips for passing one of these high-stakes exams.
Students learn the essential mathematics concepts and skills pharmacy technicians use on the job. Step-by-step instruction develops students' understanding of calculation methods, including ratio and proportion, dimensional analysis, and alligation.
This courseware aligns with the nine knowledge domains identified by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) in developing the blueprint for the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). Students learn study and test-preparation tactics and tips for passing a high-stakes exam.
Paradigm's Pocket Drug Guide provides students with a quick, convenient reference for learning generic and brand name drugs. A full glossary allows students to search by generic or brand name.
Available in print, as an eBook, or in a digital app, the Pocket Drug Guide identifies over 1,100 drugs.
Being prepared to respond to natural disasters, terrorist events, and contagious diseases has become an important competency for pharmacy technicians. Yet most instructors wonder: "What do my students need to know?"
This courseware features a special eChapter for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and distills the essential, cutting-edge information about how communities and healthcare facilities prepare and manage the response processes, meeting federal guidelines.
With this supplemental courseware, you can help your pharmacy technician students better understand how to provide culturally competent patient care. They will learn about the different communication styles of prevalent ethnic groups and how each culture commonly relays and receives information.