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that meet ASHP/ACPE standards and equip students to pass certification exams.
Pharmacy Technician Series Competency Guide
See how our courseware aligns to the updated ASHP and ACPE competency expectations.Download Now
Career Readiness & Externships: Soft Skills for Pharmacy Technicians
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.Learn More | Request Information
Pharmacy Practice for Technicians, Seventh Edition
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.Learn More | Request Information
Pharmacology for Technicians, Seventh Edition
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.Learn More | Request Information
Pharmacy Labs for Technicians, Fourth Edition
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.Learn More | Request Information
Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, Seventh Edition
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.Learn More | Request Information
Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique
In this second edition, all sterile compounding procedures align with revised USP <797> (USP-NF 2023, Issue 1) and USP <800> (USP43-NF38). Introducing the history, concepts, procedures, and revised USP <797>, this courseware leads students through a step-by-step exploratory or procedural lab that provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate their understanding of these major concepts.Learn More | Request Information
Certification Exam Review, Fifth Edition
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.Learn More | Request Information
Package Your Pharmacy Technician Courseware with Paradigm's Pocket Drug Guide
Available as a pocket-sized booklet, this study tool provides students with quick and convenient access to drug names and includes more than 1,000 generic names and 1,200 equivalent brand names.
The drugs listed in this guide correspond to those discussed and tabulated in Pharmacology for Technicians, Seventh Edition.Learn More | Order Now
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness for Health Professionals, Second Edition
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 textbook features a special eChapter for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and distills the essential, cutting-edge information about how communities and health care facilities prepare and manage the response processes, meeting federal guidelines.Learn More | Order Today
What Language Does Your Patient Hurt In?
With this supplemental textbook, 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.Learn More | Order Today
What They're Saying
All 10 of my students recently passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam at Oconee Fall Line Technical College. We use the Paradigm series of textbooks in our program for pharmacy technicians. Certification Exam Review for Pharmacy Technicians, Fifth Edition—which includes free access to PharmCon exam preparation study modules—proved to be very successful.
Jack Shepherd, Pharmacy Technology Program Director
Oconee Fall Line Technical College