Completely revised and rebuilt to correspond to the latest Pharmacy Technician industry standards, Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition includes all the information on pharmacy practice, anatomy and physiology, math calculation, and pharmacology you need to prepare for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician. This approachable text includes new chapters on Medication Safety and Error Prevention and Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient, along with new information on the latest pharmacy laws, HIPAA, USP 797, and much more. With its clear writing, expert insight, and engaging study tools, you will be able to develop a better understanding of the complex pharmaceutical content you need to pass the PTCB examination and succeed on the job.Comprehensive coverage of the most important subject areas taught in pharmacy technician programs provides comprehensive coverage of pharmacy practice, A&P, and pharmacology to prepare you for the PTCE and your future jobs. Technician Scenarios and Technician Scenario Check-up boxes highlight real-world examples.Comprehensive drug tables with pill images and label photos make learning drug information easier.Tech Notes and Tech Alerts offer practical references related to the chapter subject matter.Mini drug monographs provide the drug information you need for the drugs covered in the text.A&P content is included in the Body Systems section to help you build a foundation for how drugs work in the human body.Technician’s Corner boxes include critical thinking exercises applicable to the chapter content.Pharmacist’s Perspective boxes provide insights from the eye of the pharmacist.
Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Pediatrics! This quick review and accompanying mobile web app focus on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from physical assessment and family-centered care to laboratory tests, nursing interventions, and care of the child with issues such as respiratory or cardiac problems. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Mobile web app audio summaries reinforce content when you are on the go. Best of all, it’s easy to assess your understanding as you go along — because key pediatric topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information helps you study and learn pediatric nursing in the most time-efficient way possible.Quick-access format reflects what busy students want — quality content sprinkled with review questions.Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere.NCLEX® exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material.Bulleted lists let you see key content at a glance, allowing for quick comprehension.Summary tables and illustrations make learning and review easier.
Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Maternity! This quick review and accompanying mobile web app focus on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from pregnancy, labor, and birth to postpartum and newborn nursing care. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Mobile web app audio summaries reinforce content when you are on the go. Best of all, it’s easy to assess your understanding as you go along — because key maternity topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information helps you study and learn maternity nursing in the most time-efficient way possible.Quick-access format reflects what busy students want — quality content sprinkled with review questions.Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere.NCLEX® exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material.Bulleted lists let you see key content at a glance, allowing for quick comprehension.Summary tables and illustrations make learning and review easier.
With chapter-by-chapter review and practice, this easy-to-use workbook and lab manual reinforces your understanding of key facts and concepts from Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice, 4th Edition. Chapter-specific lab exercises and skill check-off sheets correspond to procedures in the textbook, and a wide variety of review questions (including fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice), exercises, and activities help you study more effectively and learn to apply your knowledge for success on the job.Practice with the most important subject areas taught in pharmacy technician programs prepares you for the PTCE and your future job. Critical thinking exercises help you apply what you?ve learned to real-life situations.Fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice questions reinforce chapter material.UNIQUE! Internet research activities prepare you for research tasks you will encounter on the job.Math calculation exercises help you master this difficult area of pharmacology.NEW! Chapter-specific lab exercises give you applicable laboratory experience and practice.NEW! Skill check-off sheets let you track your progress with textbook procedures.
Get an edge in the job market and develop the soft skills the personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces needed to work successfully with anyone, anywhere. Job Readiness for Health Professionals, Soft Skills Strategies for Success, 2nd Edition provides a unique tool for soft skill programming to help graduates succeed on the job as effective, engaged, and high-functioning employees. This handy resource uses an 8th grade reading level and a consistent, easy-to-follow modular format to guide you through the essential entry-level soft skills like how to dress, speak, and collaborate in the healthcare setting. With two new chapters, new Video Case vignettes, and 48 soft skills and behavioral competencies, it gives you the tools you need to join the healthcare workforce.Behavioral objectives provided for mastering each skill.Worktext format with journaling activities and multiple self-reflection activities offers valuable review exercises. Critical thinking exercises woven throughout skills include multidisciplinary scenarios from the field.What If? boxes feature short scenarios that encourage you to think about how you would handle a situation in the workplace.Case studies throughout use fictional vignettes to illustrate the issues involved with the specific skills.Down a Dark Road vignettes depict what can go terribly wrong when a skill is ignored or not mastered.Experiential Exercises are actions or experiments that you can perform on your own to gain a deeper appreciation for the skill.Cross Currents with Other Skills ties together and cross-references related skills, pointing out the synergies and connections between them.NEW! Highly anticipated Finding Your First Job chapter highlights competencies that you need to consider and prepare for when starting your job search, beginning a career in the health professions, writing your resume, and interviewing. NEW! Video Case vignettes with assessment and implementation tools on interview skills, active listening, dealing with others, problem solving and decision making, communication, presenting yourself for the workforce, working as a team, dealing with authority, and enhancing your promotability provide a multimedia component with real-life workplace scenarios for your review.NEW! Being a Student chapter covers competencies where students often struggle, including: taking meaningful notes, remaining calm and confident during assessments, and successfully preparing for practicum interviews. NEW! New content on financial literacy, including managing finances and paying back students loans, covers the impact financial decisions have on your life both personally and as you look for a job.
With coverage of both legal and ethical issues, this text gives you the foundation to handle common health care challenges in everyday practice. The new edition also includes a variety of exercises to help reinforce text content, as well as updated examples and case studies to help you apply information to professional practice. Detailed coverage of current legal and ethical issues and case law help facilitate classroom discussion and make concepts more relevant.What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples. Updated case studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings. What If? boxes present ethical dilemmas and help you apply concepts from the book to real-life examples.Updated Case Studies discuss the issues faced in a variety of healthcare settings.A revised Imaging Liability and Litigation chapter describes how society holds healthcare workers accountable in the workplace.Important HIPAA information includes the latest privacy guidelines along with ethical and legal implications.
Learn facility-based coding by actually working with codes. ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding: Theory and Practice provides an in-depth understanding of in-patient diagnosis and procedure coding to those who are just learning to code, as well as to experienced professionals who need to solidify and expand their knowledge. Featuring basic coding principles, clear examples, and challenging exercises, this text helps explain why coding is necessary for reimbursement, the basics of the health record, and rules, guidelines, and functions of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding.UPDATED ICD-10 codes and coding guidelines revisions ensure students have the most up-to-date information available.30-day access to TruCode® encoder on the Evolve companion website provides students realistic practice with using an encoder.UPDATED codes for Pancreatitis, Diabetic Retinopathy, Fractures, GIST Tumors, Hypertension and Myocardial Infarctions.ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provide fast, easy access instruction on proper application of codes.Coverage of both common and complex procedures prepares students for inpatient procedural coding using ICD-10-PCS.Numerous and varied examples and exercises within each chapter break chapters into manageable segments and help students gauge learning while reinforcing important conceptsIllustrations and examples of key diseases help in understanding how commonly encountered conditions relate to ICD-10-CM coding.Strong coverage of medical records provides a context for coding and familiarizes students with documents they will encounter on the job.Illustrated, full-color design emphasizes important content such as anatomy and physiology and visually reinforces key concepts.
There’s no better way to study for nursing exams and the NCLEX®! Nursing Key Topics Review: Mental Health provides a quick review of the psychiatric nursing information you need to know. More concise and less overwhelming than a textbook, this review simplifies essential concepts with bulleted lists, summary tables, and clear illustrations. So that you can check your understanding, review questions follow important topics — and always include correct answers and rationales. Audio summaries on a mobile web app let you study while on the go!Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information allows you to study mental health nursing efficiently and effectively.NCLEX® exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material.Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere.Quick-access format reflects what you want — the most essential content sprinkled with review questions.Mnemonics help you to remember key information.Bulleted points are easy to read or scan through, allowing for quick comprehension.Tables and illustrations summarize and depict important concepts.
Learn how to effectively manage both people and a practice as a health care administrator with Elsevier’s Introduction to Health Services Administration. This comprehensive and easy-to-understand text includes an overview of health care delivery in the United States along with an exploration of each role and function of a health services administrator in an ambulatory care facility. From scheduling patients to managing the revenue cycle, you will learn about every aspect of workflow in addition to relevant issues that heavily influence health care practices today, like HIPPA, regulatory compliance, civil and criminal law, and more. This text also provides a wonderful overview of necessary skills such as how to use an electronic health record system and practice management software, how to budget for staff and equipment, how to manage inventory, how to manage risk, how to improve quality and performance in the practice, and how to best market the practice. If you’re looking to become a successful health services administrator, this text is the critical first step. UNIQUE! Comprehensive approach covers the role and functions of a health services administrator and applies them to an array of ambulatory care settings — from a traditional physician’s office to a retail care clinic.UNIQUE! Coverage of key PAHCOM and AAPC competencies help you prepare for the competencies on the CMM and CPPM credentialing exams.UNIQUE! Case study scenarios are constructed around many different settings to provide a snapshot of professional life.UNIQUE! Takeaway boxes highlight key points and important concepts.Current Trends in Health Care boxes discuss methods, ideas, and newsworthy issues.Take Learning to the Next Level boxes clarify the subjects being discussed with supplemental information.Learning Checkpoints appear in each section to help you gauge your own learning successes at that point in the reading.Review questions are tied to each learning objective. More than 200 images illustrate difficult concepts and bring health services administration to life.Key terms with definitions in the margins make it easy to identify and learn new vocabulary.Answers to exercises in the text and review questions in the back of the book equip you for self-study.
Designed for use by the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Dictionary includes more than 10,000 terms and 300 full-color illustrations. Definitions include all areas of dentistry, basic, clinical and behavioral sciences, terms related to office management, and commonly used medical terms. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition includes more terms, more pronunciations, and extensive appendices for quick, easy-to-use access to information used daily in the clinical setting.Full-color illustrations enhance definitions.Accuracy of entries is verified by an expert review board including dentists and dental hygienists.Colored thumb bleeds make it easy to locate definitions quickly.Extensive appendices provide useful information in a quick-access format.800 new terms have been added, especially in the fields of oral surgery, anatomy, and pathology.More implant and pathology photos are included to visually depict additional conditions and equipment.20% more pronunciations have been added to the companion CD-ROM, for a total of 5,200 pronunciations.Updated appendices include CDT-2007/2008 — the coding system from the American Dental Association (ADA), chemical agents for surface disinfection, and the ADA's guidelines for prescribing dental radiographs.Implant prosthetics appendix has been added.New consultants include implantologist Charles Babbush, a pioneer in the field of dental implants and an internationally acclaimed surgeon, teacher, and lecturer.