APhA eBooks

APhA is proud to partner with leading vendors like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Sony to offer you eBook versions of some of our bestselling titles. These eBooks can be purchased and downloaded directly to your preferred device via the links below.
 

 

 

 

The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy, 12th Edition
Editor-in-Chief, Peter Chyka
ISBN: 978-1-58212-281-6
2018; 1,074 pp.

The NAPLEX® (North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination®) is an arduous 6-hour, 250-question exam that tests a daunting range of knowledge. In 2016 the pass rate fell to 86%. All of this NAPLEX review book’s 42 chapters—including 3 new ones: Fundamentals of Pharmacy Practice, Stroke, and Men’s Health—have been reviewed and revised by the authors and editorial team to provide up-to-date information and concepts essential to passing the NAPLEX®.

  

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The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE, 2nd Edition
Editor-in-Chief, Bradley A. Boucher
ISBN: 978-1-58212-298-4
2018; 547 pp.

The FPGEE (Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination®) is the tallest hurdle for graduates of foreign pharmacy schools who wish to practice in the United States. With a pass rate that is under 60%, the FPGEE is a daunting 5½ hour, 250-question exam that tests a wide range of knowledge in four major areas of pharmacy education: Basic biomedical sciences (21%), Pharmaceutical sciences (29%), Social/behavioral/administrative pharmacy sciences (15%), and Clinical sciences (35%). Completely revised and updated, this 2nd edition is a one-stop compilation of pharmacy knowledge and premier resource for successfully passing the FPGEE on your journey being eligible to take the NAPLEX and MPJE exams, and becoming a licensed pharmacist in the U.S.

  

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The Art, Science, and Technology of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 5e
Loyd V. Allen, Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-58212-263-2  

2016; 699 pp.

The Art, Science, and Technology of Pharmaceutical Compounding presents in a logical and progressive format all the information that pharmacists and student pharmacists need to understand the purpose and processes of compounding. In this latest edition, all chapters have been updated and significantly revised. Author Loyd V. Allen Jr., the preeminent expert, covers basic guidelines, economic and technical factors that compounding pharmacists must consider, and all aspects of good manufacturing practices for compounded medications.

  

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   Communication Skills for Pharmacists: Building Relationships, Improving Patient Care, 3e
Bruce A. Berger
3rd Edition
ISBN: 978-1-58212-132-1
2009; 240 pp.

 

Communication Skills for Pharmacists: Building Relationships, Improving Patient Care, 3rd edition, includes material that will help student pharmacists and practicing pharmacists develop the communication skills they need for providing high-quality care.

  

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Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician, 3e
L. Michael Posey and Kristin W. Weitzel

ISBN: 978-1-58212-198-7

2014; 235 pp.

 

Complete Review for the Pharmacy Technician is the ideal manual for students entering formal technician training programs, for community and hospital pharmacy technicians beginning in-house training, and for candidates preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. The 3rd edition of this bestseller has been reorganized and enhanced to address new exam requirements released by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board in 2013. It will also prepare pharmacy technicians for today’s expanded role in pharmacies. The book is the flagship of the APhA Pharmacy Technician Training Series.

  

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   Essential Spanish for Pharmacy, 3e
Glenn L. Kisch and Ashley Moody

ISBN: 978-1-58212-198-8

2015; 80 pp.

 

Are you a pharmacist or pharmacy technician who has Spanish-speaking patients but can’t speak a word of Spanish and don’t have time to learn?  Then Essential Spanish for Pharmacy is the phrase book for you.  Written by pharmacists for the pharmacy field and small and light enough to fit into a pocket, the booklet offers an easy-to-follow pronunciation guide for hundreds of useful Spanish words and phrases.

  

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   Getting Started as a Pharmacy Manager
Lynette R. Bradley-Baker
ISBN: 978-1-58212-154-3
2012; 135 pp.

 

Getting Started as a Pharmacy Manager is applicable to real-life situations, regardless of practice setting, because it provides insights into issues that most pharmacy managers will face, such as human resources, financial procedures, pharmacy law and patient confidentiality, business plan development, and successful leadership development.

  

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  Getting Started as a Pharmacy Preceptor
Randell E. Doty
ISBN: 978-1-58212-146-8
2011; 153 pp.

 

This user-friendly book will be a handy resource for new preceptors, those considering becoming preceptors, and seasoned preceptors in any practice setting.

  

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Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference    Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference
Cortney Mospan and Miranda Wilhelm
ISBN: 978-1-58212-290-8

2019; 351 pp.

The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference provides a succinct summary of the most common self-care conditions for which community pharmacists provide treatment recommendations. It presents the most essential information that is needed in the OTC aisle to assess if patients are candidates for self-care. Appropriate treatment recommendations are also indicated based on the patient’s presentation, current medications, and chronic conditions. The chapters are presented in the QuEST SCHOLAR-MAC format, providing a standardized process to help student pharmacists and practitioners quickly assess and treat their patients in the community pharmacy.

  

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   How to Conduct a Comprehensive Medication Review: A Guidebook for Pharmacists
Lauren B. Angelo and Jennifer Cerulli
ISBN: 978-1-58212-216-8
2014; 53 pp.

 

This guidebook will help pharmacists transition from the preparation to the implementation phase. It provides a step-wise approach to conducting an MTM encounter.

  

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   How to Implement the Pharmacists Patient Care Process 
Marialice S. Bennett and Mary Ann Kliethermes

ISBN:  978-1-58212-256-4

2015; 66 pp.

 

This publication introduces the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process, which was adopted in May 2014 by the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP), a group of 11 national pharmacy organizations. The goal is to help pharmacists understand the components of the standard patient care process and apply the process to patients in all pharmacy practice settings.  Six sample case studies set in different patient care settings enable the reader to practice applying the patient care process.  Additional activities enable pharmacists to evaluate existing patient care services, develop strategies for continuous quality improvement, and create an implementation plan for their practice.
 

  

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   Immunization Handbook for Pharmacists, 4th Edition
Lauren B. Angelo
ISBN: 978-1-58212-303-5
2018; 284 pp.

 

This fourth edition of Immunization Handbook for Pharmacists (previously titled APhA’s Immunization Handbook) provides practical and timely updates for pharmacists and pharmacy staff who are involved in pharmacy-based immunization services. Updated throughout, the 20 chapters present a step-by-step process for developing and implementing immunization services.
 

  

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   Leadership and Advocacy for Pharmacy, 2e
Cynthia J. Boyle, Gary R. Matzke, and Robert S. Beardsley
ISBN:  978-1-58212- 101-7

2014; eBook only

Leadership and advocacy are more art than science. In pharmacy, leadership is an important professional attribute and skill that must be developed and applied over a lifetime of practice and volunteer service. Through the personal stories, real life dilemmas, and experienced perspectives in this book revision, readers will learn that applying leadership to advocacy is about relationships, communication, and desire.

  

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   Making Meaning of Data in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Susan J. Blalock
ISBN: 978-1-58212-310-3
2019: 242 pp.

 

Knowledge of statistical principles is necessary if one wants to make meaning of pharmaceutical and clinical research data. Without the skills and confidence needed to read the literature, pharmacists cannot stay abreast of the most recent findings concerning experimental therapies or emerging safety concerns regarding specific medications. Making Meaning of Data in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research provides readers with the tools to better understand the methods and results of published papers so that they can judge for themselves whether the conclusions reached by the authors are supported by the data presented.

  

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   Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals: A Sensible Approach
Bruce A. Berger and William A. Villaume
ISBN: 978-1-58212-180-2
2013; 239 pp.

This book describes how Motivational Interviewing replaces everyday persuasive strategies and language habits that trigger resistance in patients, and how this can be overcome through building rapport with the patient and listening to the patient’s reasoning and concerns.

  

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   Pharmacy: An Introduction to the Profession, 3e
L. Michael Posey & Abir A. Kahaleh
ISBN: 978-1-58212-277-9
2016; 128 pp.

A firm grasp of the pharmacy profession’s history and scope is crucial for every student pharmacist. In this updated third edition, authors L. Michael Posey and Abir (Abby) A. Kahaleh gives readers an insider’s perspective on the workings of the profession. They revisits key topics such as government regulation, career pathways, membership organizations, communication skills, and ethics.

  

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Pharmacy Ethics: A Foundation for Professional Practice
Robert A. Buerki and Louis D. Vottero
ISBN: 978-1-58212-179-6
2013; 210 pp.

Pharmacy Ethics: A Foundation for Professional Practice is an introductory text on the professional ethics of pharmacy practice. The text is designed for use in pharmacy practice courses in which professional ethics is only one component of the instruction. Written in a conversational style, the text includes over 40 case studies and situations that encourage class discussion and questions for reflection that encourage individual thought. Preceptors in experiential rotations can use this resource to help students reflect on how ethical issues can affect their practice of pharmacy.

  

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The Pharmacy Professional’s Guide to Resumes, CVs, & Interviewing 4th Edition
Thomas P. Reinders
ISBN: 978-1-58212-268-7
2017; 172 pp.

This latest edition of this popular resource for student pharmacists and pharmacy professionals provides step-by-step instructions on preparing the résumé, the CV, and cover letters, and preparing for the interview. This is a valuable resource for anyone seeking employment in the pharmacy field. The “start-to-finish” approach walks the reader through each phase of the process, providing helpful advice and sample forms along the way. New to this edition: preparing a personal career map, preparing a personal statement and letter of intent, using electronic portfolios to demonstrate skills and knowledge, and using social media for personal.

  

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   Pharmacy Research: A How-To Guide for Students, Residents, and New Practitioners
Rosalyn Padiyara Vellurattil
ISBN: 978-1-58212-241-0
2015; 96 pp.

 

Pharmacy Research: A How-To Guide for Students, Residents, and New Practitioners provides an introduction to research methods and a foundation on which individual research practices can be built. It includes tools for research training and cultivation, an area emphasized by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

  

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   Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick-Study Guide, 4e
Kristin W. Weitzel and William A. Hopkins, Jr.
ISBN: 978-1-58212-188-8
2013; 229 pp.

 

The completely revised 4th edition of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Quick-Study Guide thoroughly covers all PTCE content domains and conveys what technicians need to know in a concise outline format.

  

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The Pharmacy Technician’s Pocket Drug Reference, 10th Edition   

The Pharmacy Technician’s Pocket Drug Reference, 10th Edition
Theresa A. Echaiz and Joyce A. Generali
ISBN: 978-1-58212-304-2 2019

374 pp.

Small and light enough to carry comfortably in a lab coat pocket, the completely revised new edition of The Pharmacy Technician’s Pocket Drug Reference contains the five main pieces of drug information that a pharmacy technician seeks. For each of the most commonly prescribed drugs—including 139 new to the market since the ninth edition—the book provides generic names (with pronunciation), trade names, therapeutic classes, general FDA approved therapeutic uses, and commercially available dosage forms/strengths. Regardless of their practice setting, pharmacy technicians will find the Pocket Drug Reference current, dependable, and useful.

  

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   Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 3e
Richard J. Kowalsky and Steven W. Falen
ISBN: 978-1-58212-118-5
2011; 741 pp.

 

Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine contains essential information required by state and federal radiation licensing organizations for specialty practitioners preparing to become authorized nuclear pharmacists or authorized nuclear medicine physicians.

  

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