APhA Releases New Edition of Popular NAPLEX Review

Contact: Michelle Fritts

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) just published the 9th edition of The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy, a reference widely used by student pharmacists and new graduates to prepare for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX®). The book is also a popular benefit of APhA membership, provided at no charge, except for a $10 shipping and handling fee, to thousands of final-year student members upon request.

The 9th edition features a three new chapters—Drug Information, Biostatistics and Clinical Trial Design—plus updated information on drug approvals, indications, and formulations. About half of the book’s 41 chapters focus on drug therapy for chronic and common diseases, the heart of today’s NAPLEX. Other features of the book are more than 900 practice exam questions and answers, plus explanations that reinforce key learning points; and 13 appendices providing a broad range of useful information including normal laboratory values, drugs in renal and hepatic failure and the top 200 prescription and over-the-counter products.

The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy, 9th edition (ISBN 978-1-58212-162-8; softbound; 996 pages; $65.95 [$52.95 for APhA members]), was edited by Dick R. Gourley, PharmD, and James C. Eoff III, PharmD. Gourley is Dean Emeritus at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, and Interim President of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. Eoff is Executive is Interim Dean at the College of Pharmacy. The more than 40 chapter authors all are current or former faculty members at the college.

A current, one-volume compilation of pharmacy knowledge, The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy is also a popular reference for busy practitioners wishing to stay current and for those returning to the field after a hiatus. The book may be ordered online atwww.pharmacist.com/shop_apha or by phone by calling 800-878-0729.

The content is also available through APhA’s digital subscription product, PharmacyLibrary, www.pharmacylibrary.com.  In addition to the searchable book, PharmacyLibrary features a NAPLEX Review self-testing functionality, using all 900 questions from the book plus an additional 700 practice exam questions exclusive to PharmacyLibrary.

About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States.

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