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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Pharmaceutical Profiles for Patients: Purpose & Components
Course SummaryUse this comprehensive study guide to review details about pharmacy practices and systems. You will find that this course addresses all of the material you will be tested on when taking the California Practice Standards and Jurisprudence Examination for Pharmacists (CPJE).
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About This Course
From medication dispensing to administrative practices, this study guide contains lessons covering pharmacist roles and pharmacy operations. You will study details about how pharmacists conduct inventory, educate patients, use formulary systems and manage patient information. You will also gain a better understanding of pharmacy quality and risk management processes. After you complete this course, you should have increased your knowledge about the following:
- The creation and management of pharmaceutical patient profiles
- Developing drug therapy regimens
- The medication dispensing process
- Patient assessments and education
- Public health promotions
- Pharmacy inventory processes and documentation
- Quality assurance and error prevention in pharmacies
- Pharmacist roles and pharmacy operations guidelines and regulations
- Pharmacy information systems
- Formulary system and drug use management
About the Exam
The CPJE is a state-based exam in California that is used, along with the national NAPLEX exam, to license pharmacists in the state. It is a computerized exam consisting of 90 multiple-choice questions, of which 15 are non-scored. The exam contains three sections: patient medications; patient outcomes; and pharmacy operations. The patient outcomes section consists of 33 questions, pharmacy operations, 22, and patient medications, 20. Candidates are given two hours to complete this exam. A scaled score of 75 must be achieved to pass the CPJE.
CPJE Preparation & Registration
In this extensive study guide, you will find a thorough review of topics covered on the CPJE exam. You will have the opportunity to study information about packaging and labeling medications; maintaining drug and supply inventory; preventing medication errors; operating a pharmacy; and using electronic health records and prescription systems. Other topics covered in this course include patient assessment methods; drug therapy monitoring and modification; pharmacist-patient communications; and medication use evaluation and formulary use. Short, engaging lessons are presented by pharmacy professionals and can be accessed from any device at all times, allowing your review to be quick and self-paced. Quizzes and chapter exams measure your knowledge as you progress through this course so you can determine when you are ready to sit for the CPJE.
Register to take the CPJE through PSI, which administers the exam. Once you meet all eligibility requirements and are approved by the state's Board of Pharmacy, you can contact PSI online or by telephone. You must complete a registration form and make payment of exam fees using a credit or debit card. You can also register by mail or fax by sending the registration form. When mailing, you can pay exam fees with a money order or cashier's check. You can schedule your testing date and location once your registration is processed, which normally takes about two weeks.
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