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FPGEE Secrets Study Guide: FPGEE Exam Review for the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination [Paperback]

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February 14, 2013 1609716965 978-1609716967 1
***Includes Practice Test Questions***

Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the FPGEE test.

The Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. FPGEE Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the FPGEE Exam.

Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the FPGEE Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer.

FPGEE Secrets Study Guide includes:
  • A thorough review for the foreign pharmacy graduate equivalency examination
  • A thorough review for the foreign pharmacy graduate equivalency examination
  • A breakdown of basic biomedical sciences
  • An examination of pharmaceutical sciences
  • An analysis of social/behavioral/ administrative pharmacy sciences
  • A guide to clinical sciences
  • Comprehensive practice questions with detailed answer explanations
It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam.

The Basic Biomedical Sciences section covers:
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Pathology/pathophysiology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry/biotechnology
  • Molecular biology/genetics
  • Biostatistics
The Pharmaceutical Sciences section covers:
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacognosy and alternative and complementary treatments
  • Toxicology
  • Bioanalysis/clinical chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics/biopharmaceutics
  • Pharmacokinetics/clinical pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacogenomics/genetics
  • Extemporaneous compounding/parenteral/enteral
The Social/Behavioral/Administrative Pharmacy Sciences section covers:
  • Health care delivery systems
  • Economics/pharmacoeconomics
  • Practice management
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacy law and regulatory affairs
  • History of pharmacy
  • Ethics
  • Professional communications
  • Social and behavioral aspects of practice
The Clinical Sciences section covers:
  • Pharmacy practice and pharmacist - provided care
  • Medication dispensing and distribution systems
  • Pharmacotherapy - practice guidelines and clinical trials
  • Pharmacotherapy - health promotion/disease prevention
  • Pharmacotherapy - pharmaceutical care
  • Pharmacist-provided care for special populations
  • Drug information
  • Medication safety
  • Literature evaluation and research design
  • Patient assessment laboratory
These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the FPGEE Exam. Concepts and principles aren't simply named or described in passing, but are explained in detail. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language.
Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided scores of test questions that will prepare you for what to expect on the actual FPGEE Exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC; 1 edition (February 14, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1609716965
  • ISBN-13: 978-1609716967
  • Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 11.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,337,489 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worry not October 28, 2013
A lot of people have a lot of worries before the test. There are a lot of things that bothers them. They have a lot of questions in their minds. Preparation is the answer to all their worries. If you are prepared enough for the test, there's nothing you need to be worried about. Knowing everything about the test, having test strategies and secrets to success, can definitely remove all your worries away. Those are all here in this book.

This book seems to give you everything that you need for you to be prepared and not to be worried. The topics are divided into four areas, basic biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, social/behavioral/administrative pharmacy sciences, and clinical sciences. These are briefly explained to be easily understood. So, this book will never bore you while you're reading it. The order of the topic in each area like in basic biomedical sciences is well organized. It starts with anatomy and physiology, followed by pathophysiology, microbiology, immunology, biochemistry/biotechnology, molecular biology/genetics and biostatistics. You can see that its presentation is in correct order for you should really know first the anatomy and physiology before knowing the pathophysiology. You will not be able to understand the pathophysiology part if you don't know the anatomy and physiology in the first place. These topics and explanations of the topics entail how important they are towards your success.

There's really nothing you need to be worried about because it seems to cover everything in the test. Aside from that, it helps you prepare in all the aspects which are needed in taking the test. It prepares you all the way, from the beginning of the test until the end. It also has the practice test for you to apply what you had learned.
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars super~~ February 8, 2010
By Cecil
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It is really helpful to understand basic concept. But, u will find some errors. If you can correct the errors, you can succeed at the exam with this book..
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Helped me pass FPGEE January 15, 2011
By Jax
I bought this book at the start of my study for the FPGEE. I found it covered a lot of points brought up in the exam. I recommend you also buy Comprehensive Pharmacy Review to read also as it doesn't go into too much detail. It was very valuable the week before the exam to revise what I had learned. Very pleased with it.
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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars !! October 27, 2013
By Marwan
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It has nothing to do with the FPGEE exam, as ive studied it but it didnt help me!! I advice u to spend more time on the apha or anything that might help you more
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8 of 18 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars this book is embarassingly bad April 21, 2012
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I bought this book as it seemed to be one of the few books specifically for the FPGEE. It is not worth the money.
It is extremely short and seems to be completely random. For instance, the chapter "Pharmacology" starts with a quick overview of FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories, followed by 3 sentences on the basal metabolic rate and then a paragraph describing Topoisomerase Inhibitors, and so on throughout the book. While a concise book can be quite valuable, in this book even the little information that is there is often unimportant, unintelligible or completely false. For example, a whole paragraph is devoted to "Income and expense accounts" ("Expense accounts- is money that is used to buy things. In a pharmacy this relate to buying pharmaceuticals, paying employees etc." The missing third-person-s is quoted correctly!) At one point, the book explains the acronym USP as standing for "united standard procedure", although USP stands for United States Pharmacopeia, which is THE official source of regulations for pharmaceuticals and one of the most important sources studied by pharmacists in the course of their training. Getting something that basic wrong makes me wonder what other mistakes there are in this book.

I read through the entire book two days before the test.
The first 18 pages give general tips and tricks for taking a multiple choice exam. While these were interesting to read, they are not worth buying the book for.
In the scientific part, I found at least one factual mistake in every chapter, often more (for example, loop diuretics cause hyperuricemia, NOT hypouricemia as stated; BUN is NOT a liver enzyme as stated, it stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen and is a blood test).
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