English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication
English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication

English for Pharmacy Writing and Oral Communication

Publication Date: July 29, 2008
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781774321
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This text focuses on developing, improving, enhancing, and mastering the skills needed to communicate clearly and effectively in any pharmacy practice setting, including authentic medical and pharmacy vocabulary, pronunciation, listening comprehension, authentic pharmacist-patient dialogues, idiomatic language, and pharmacy writing. Chapters cover all the major body systems and offer a variety of interactive exercises and instruction to help readers master essential communication skills. Each chapter begins with a quick pre-assessment quiz and ends with a post-asssessment quiz.

A companion Website will include the fully searchable text, electronic flash cards, and audio exercises such as pronunciation, dictation, and pharmacist-patient dialogues.


Chapters 1-12 each contain 10 sections:

  1. Pre Self-Assessment Quiz
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Grammar and Word Forms
  4. Typical Conditions
  5. Symptoms
  6. Patient Complaints
  7. Test Your Understanding
  8. In Your Own Words
  9. Understanding Pharmacist/Patient Dialogues
  10. Idiomatic Expressions
  11. Post-Assessment Quiz

--Audio Exercises on the accompanying Website include Listening and Understanding Pharmacist/Patient Conversations and Dialogs
--Pharmacy Documentation Writing chapter introduces language and vocabulary typically found in pharmacy documentation.
--Patient Assessment Forms, SOAP notes, Case Studies and Pharmaceutical Care plans offer tools to put knowledge and content into practice.
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert MEd
Assistant Director, Writing Center Instructor, English, University of Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN/ISSN: 9780781774321
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 400
Pub Date: July 29, 2008
Weight: 1.9


Chapter 1: Skin, Hair, and Nails
Chapter 2: Eyes and Ears
Chapter 3: Mouth and Nose
Chapter 4: Lymphatic and Endocrine System
Chapter 5: Chest, Lungs and Respiratory System
Chapter 6: Heart and Cardiovascular System
Chapter 7: The Abdomen and Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 8: The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 9: Neurological System and Mental Health
Chapter 10: The Urinary System
Chapter 11: Hepatic System
Chapter 12: Reproductive System
Chapter 13: Writing Pharmacy Documentation

Appendix A: Dialogues

Appendix B: Pharmacotherapy Workup Notes


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