The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel Review  Technician Duties
Chapter 1: Lesson “A” Objectives:  <ul><li>Without any memory aides or other assistance, the technician trainee will be ab...
<ul><li>In choosing to become a pharmacy technician, you have selected a challenging and rewarding occupation. </li></ul><...
<ul><li>This, in turn, allows pharmacists to spend more time providing professional services such as:  </li></ul><ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Your work is challenging because of its variety and it requires responsibility.  </li></ul><ul><li>Next…you will d...
Activity 1: <ul><li>Read over pages 1-4 in your “The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel Review”. </li></ul><ul><...
Activity 2: <ul><li>Go to the following website:  http://www.careervoyages.gov/healthcare-videos.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>Scr...
<ul><li>Then…go to your  Chapter 1 : Lesson “A” assignment link and answer the following questions:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Next, take the quiz for  Chapter 1 : Lesson A. </li></ul><ul><li>You may take this quiz as many times as you want....
Bibliography <ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rx_symbol.png  ,slide 1 picture, Alan Smithee, Sept. 4, 2006  ...
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  1. 1. The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel Review Technician Duties
  2. 2. Chapter 1: Lesson “A” Objectives: <ul><li>Without any memory aides or other assistance, the technician trainee will be able to identify (circle) all of the functions a technician may perform with 100% accuracy. </li></ul><ul><li>Without any memory aides or other assistance, the technician trainee will be able to identify (circle) the functions a technician may not perform with 100% accuracy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>In choosing to become a pharmacy technician, you have selected a challenging and rewarding occupation. </li></ul><ul><li>You will become an important member of the pharmacy’s health care team. </li></ul><ul><li>Technicians increase the pharmacy’s efficiency by helping pharmacists prepare prescriptions. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>This, in turn, allows pharmacists to spend more time providing professional services such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Counseling patients (ex: making sure patients know how to take their medications) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring therapy (ex: making sure patients are taking their medications according to the prescriber’s direction) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performing interventions (ex: working with prescribers to improve drug therapy) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Your work is challenging because of its variety and it requires responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Next…you will do 2 activities that will reinforce the many duties a pharmacy technician performs. </li></ul>Chapter 1: Lesson “A” activities
  6. 6. Activity 1: <ul><li>Read over pages 1-4 in your “The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel Review”. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Then go to the discussion board “ Chapter 1 : Lesson A”, make a new thread and answer the following questions: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the duties that a pharmacy technician cannot perform as stated in your “The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel”? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What are the duties that a pharmacy technician can perform as stated in your “The Virginia Pharmacy Technician Training Manuel”? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You should post at least 2 replies to your classmates thread posts in order to check for their completeness in their answers. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Activity 2: <ul><li>Go to the following website: http://www.careervoyages.gov/healthcare-videos.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down the page until you get to the video clips. Watch the following video clips on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmacists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmacy Technicians </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Then…go to your Chapter 1 : Lesson “A” assignment link and answer the following questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What did you learn from the 2 videos? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why do you want to be a pharmacy technician? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you plan to go to pharmacy school to become a pharmacist? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your future goals with this class? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Next, take the quiz for Chapter 1 : Lesson A. </li></ul><ul><li>You may take this quiz as many times as you want. </li></ul><ul><li>You must get 100% on this quiz before you can move to Chapter 1: Lesson B </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bibliography <ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rx_symbol.png ,slide 1 picture, Alan Smithee, Sept. 4, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apotekstekniker1.JPG , slide 2 picture, Wikibruger, April 27, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Techicy_farmaceutyczni.JPG , slide 3 picture, jahweh, March 1, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.medicalcareerinfo.com/images/pharmacist.jpg , slide 4 picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft clipart, slide 5 picture. </li></ul>

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