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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Legal Notice 36
Foreword 37
Read This First 39
Structure of the eBook 39
How to Use the Guide 40
Content Variation 43
UNITED STATES
Overview 46
About Chapters 46
Pharmacy Career 48
Pharmacists 48
Pharmacy Technicians 59
Pharmacy Aides 69
Foreign Students 75
Pharmacy Graduates 75
Foreign Students 78
Financial Aid for Non-U.S. Students 79
Licensure 81
NAPLEX 81
MPJE 82
Practice Examinations 83
Internships 84
Score and Score Transfer 84
General Requirements 86
Age Requirements 86
Educational Requirements 86
Relicensure 87
FPGEC 88
Goals and Objectives: 88
Definition of a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate 88
FPGEC Certification 89
NABP Resources 91
FPGEC 93
Introduction 93
Goals and Objectives 93
Foreign Pharmacy Graduate 94
FPGEC Certification 94
TOEFL/TSE Requirements 96
Communication 97
Application Procedures 98
Computer-based FPGEE 98
Fees 103
Refund/Withdrawal 103
Equivalency Examination Number 104
Documentation 105
Supporting Documentation 105
Official Transcript(s) 105
Proof of Degree 106
Proof of Licensure/Registration 106
Photocopies of Documents 107
Translation of Non-English Documents 108
Applicant's Name 109
Alternate Procedures 109
General Information 110
Closed File 110
Database 111
Special Testing Accommodations 112
Procedures Checklist 112
Examination 113
FPGEE Blueprint 113
Commonly Used Textbooks 125
Checklist 134
NAPLEX 137
Introduction 137
Computer-Adaptive Format 138
NAPLEX-Preparation 140
Competency Statements 141
Stylistic Conventions 148
Abbreviations/Symbols 149
Taking NAPLEX 151
Examination Results 153
Sample Questions 155
Classic Single-answer Question 156
Combined-Response Question 156
Administration 157
Participating Jurisdictions 158
Eligibility Requirements 158
Authorization To Test 158
Scheduling Appointment 159
Test Centre Selection 160
Verification 161
Test Date 161
Confirmation 162
Special Testing Accommodations 162
Changing Appointment 163
Testing Centers 163
Exam Administration 164
Identification Requirements 167
Test Center Restrictions 168
Security Measures 169
Misconduct 170
If the Test Site is Closed 171
If Your Computer Experiences Technical Difficulties 171
Waiting Period between Test Administrations 172
Score Results 172
Score Transfer 174
NAPLEX Score Transfer Program 174
Score Transfer Process 175
Transfer Fee 176
Participating Jurisdictions 177
MPJE 180
Introduction 180
Computer-Adaptive Format 181
MPJE-Preparation 182
Competency Statements 184
Administration 186
Participating Jurisdictions 186
Eligibility Requirements 187
Authorization To Test 187
Scheduling Appointment 188
Test Centre Selection 189
Verification 190
Test Date 190
Confirmation 190
Special Testing Accommodations 191
Changing Appointment 191
Testing Centers 192
Exam Administration 193
Identification Requirements 195
Test Center Restrictions 196
Security Measures 198
Misconduct 198
If the Test Site is Closed 199
If Your Computer Experiences Technical Difficulties 200
Waiting Period between Test Administrations 201
MPJE Score Results 201
Boards Of Pharmacy 203
Contact Information 203
Pharmacy Associations 227
Statewise List 227
Pharmacy Organizations 247
Industry & Government 247
Schools Of Pharmacy 256
Statewise List 256
Pharmacy Jobs 295
Direct Opportunities 295
Immigration 305
How To Access 305
Accommodation 306
How To Access 306
Useful Links 307
Research and Studies 307
Internships 308
Practice Resources 309
About United States 312
How To Access 312
CANADA
Overview 314
About Chapters 314
Overseas Graduates 315
Introduction 315
Evaluation Procedure 316
Step 1: Document Evaluation 316
Step 2: Evaluating Examination 317
Qualifying Examination 317
Document Evaluation 318
Documents to be submitted 319
Original Documents 322
Licensure 328
Introduction 328
Initial Licensure 328
License Renewal 329
Model Licensing Program 329
Language Requirements 330
English Fluency Requirements 332
Fluency Tests 333
French Fluency Requirements 335
Fluency tests 336
Pharmacy Jurisprudence 337
Assessment Framework 346
Provincial Requirements 355
Alberta 355
British Columbia 358
Manitoba 361
New Brunswick 364
Newfoundland 366
Nova Scotia 370
Northwest Territories 374
Ontario 375
Prince Edward Island 379
Quebec 382
Saskatchewan 384
Yukon 389
Evaluating Examination 391
Introduction 391
Eligibility 394
Application Procedure 394
Examination Centres 397
Exam Day 402
Admission and Identification 402
Candidate Materials 403
Improper Conduct 405
Comments and Complaints 406
Security of Exam Material 407
Emergency Evacuation 408
Taking Exam 409
Preparation 409
Using Answer Sheet 410
Answering All Questions 413
Early Dismissal 414
Examination Results 415
Distribution of Results 415
Quartile Standing Report 415
Re-Scoring of Answer Sheets 416
Attempts 417
Qualifying Examination 417
Exam Style 417
Stylistic Conventions 418
Format of Exam Questions 419
Subject Areas 421
Sample Questions 423
Pharmaceutical References 445
Pharmacy Review Guides 446
Textbooks 446
Internet Resources 453
Qualifying Examination 457
Introduction 457
Assessing Competency 458
Qualifying Examination - Part I (MCQ) or QE-I (MCQ) 459
Qualifying Examination - Part II (OSCE) or QE-II (OSCE) 460
Examination Blueprint 460
Language Proficiency 461
Legend 462
Examination Dates 462
Eligibility 462
Application Procedure 464
Examination Centres 466
Examination Fee 470
Part I Exam Day 473
Exam Day Schedule 473
Admission and Identification 474
Candidate Materials 475
Improper Conduct 476
Security of Exam Material 478
Comments and Complaints 479
Emergency Evacuation 479
Part II Exam Day 481
Exam Day Schedule 481
Admission and Identification 482
Candidate Materials 483
Improper Conduct 488
Comments and Complaints 489
Security of Exam Material 490
Emergency Evacuation 491
Exam Preparation 493
Taking MCQ Exam 495
Using Answer Sheet 495
Pretest Questions 498
Answering All Questions 498
Early Dismissal 499
Taking OSCE 500
Sign-in Procedure 500
Examination Stations 502
Interactive Stations 503
Non-Interactive Stations 505
Pretest Stations 505
Rest Stations and Breaks 506
Standardized Patients/Clients (SP/SCs) 507
Assessors 507
Standardized Physicians (SMDs) 508
Sign-out Procedures 508
Dismissal 509
Examination Results 510
Examination Scores 510
Passing Score 512
Distribution of Results 515
Reports for Failing Candidates 516
Re-Scoring 517
Attempts at the Qualifying Exam 517
Irregularities/"No Standing" Status 519
Registration 519
Entitlement 520
Qualifying Exam Style 520
Stylistic Conventions - Part I (MCQ) 521
Format of Examination Questions - Part I (MCQ) 521
Format of Exam OSCE Stations 524
Part I Sample Questions 525
Part II Sample Stations 560
Pharmaceutical References 586
Pharmacy Review Guides 587
Pharmacy Textbooks 587
Internet Resources 592
Boards Of Pharmacy 595
Contact Information 595
Job Resources 600
Health Job Sites 600
Immigration 603
How To Access 603
Accommodation 604
How To Access 604
Useful Links 605
How To Access 605
About Canada 606
How To Access 606
UNITED KINGDOM
Overview 608
About Chapters 608
Pharmacy Career 610
Community Pharmacist 610
Hospital Pharmacist 614
Other Careers 618
Pharmaceutical industry 618
Pharmaceutical advisers 622
Work in other health-related organisations 622
Teaching and research 622
Agricultural and veterinary pharmacy 623
Registration 625
Overseas Pharmacist 625
Documentation 628
How to Apply 630
Preliminary Consideration 634
Interview 637
OSP Course 639
OSP Examination 640
Pre-registration Training/internship 642
Registration Examination 644
General Information 645
EEA pharmacists 647
General Information 650
European Economic Area Competent Authorities 651
Oceanic Pharmacists 663
Ireland Pharmacists 666
Overseas Registration 669
EEA States 669
Community Law 671
Eligibility 673
Standard Requirements 675
EEA Associations/Information Centres 677
Canada 682
United States 685
New Zealand 686
Australia 688
Contact Details 693
Associations 697
Schools of Pharmacy 697
Health Associations 700
Royal Colleges 706
Job Resources 708
Nursing Job Sites 708
Other Job Sites 715
Immigration 717
How To Access 717
Accommodation 718
How To Access 718
Useful Links 719
Pharmacy organisations 719
Medicines and Health 722
Consumer Health 726
UK Government 727
Publications 729
Education 731
Non-pharmacy 732
International/Overseas 734
Health Links 736
About United Kingdom 748
How To Access 748
IRELAND
Overview 750
About Chapters 750
Pharmacy Career 751
Pharmacist 751
How to become a Pharmacist 751
Professional Aspects 756
Community Pharmacy 757
Hospital Pharmacy 758
The Pharmaceutical Industry 760
Pharmaceutical Wholesaling 762
Reciprocity 763
Higher degrees in pharmaceutical sciences 763
Pharmaceutical Technician 764
Pharmaceutical Technicians' Course 764
Role and Function 770
Salaries 770
Registration 772
Pharmaceutical Society 774
About Society 774
Contact Details 775
Associations 776
Pharmacy Organizations 776
Health Organizations 778
Health Boards 780
Education Links 781
Nursing Associations 783
Royal Colleges 784
Other Associations 784
Job Resources 787
Health Job Sites 787
Nursing Job Sites 788
Immigration 793
How To Access 793
Accommodation 794
How To Access 794
Useful Links 795
Government Links 795
Health Links 796
General Links 798
About Ireland 799
How To Access 799
AUSTRALIA
Overview 801
About Chapters 801
Pharmacy Career 802
Pharmacy in Australia 802
Assessment 805
Assessment Overview 806
Acceptable Qualification 806
Immediately Acceptable Qualification 806
Not Immediately Acceptable Qualification 806
Exam Venues and Timing 808
Fees 809
Appeals and Counselling 809
APEC Certificate 810
How To Apply 810
Other Useful Information 812
Professional Organisations 813
Assessment Procedure 815
Eligibility Assessment 815
English Language Requirements 816
Stage I Examination 818
Interview 857
Supervised practice 858
Stage II Examination 860
APEC Certificate 862
Some Clarifications 863
Contact Details 868
Australian Pharmacy Registering Authorities 869
Professional Organisations 872
Institutions Offering Pharmacy Courses 876
Boards Of Pharmacy 881
Contact Information 881
Job Resources 883
Health Job Sites 883
Nursing Job Sites 883
New South Wales 885
Victoria 888
Australian Capital Territory 890
South Australia 890
Western Australia 891
Queensland 892
Immigration 894
How To Access 894
Accommodation 895
How To Access 895
Useful Links 896
How To Access 896
About Australia 897
How To Access 897
NEW ZEALAND
Overview 899
About Chapters 899
Pharmacy Career 901
Work Settings 901
Community Pharmacy 902
Hospital Pharmacy 902
Industry 903
Other opportunities 903
Available Careers 904
Community Pharmacist 905
How to Enter 908
Working Conditions 909
Employment Conditions 910
Job Market 910
Hospital Pharmacist 914
How to Enter 916
Working Conditions 917
Employment Conditions 918
Job Market 919
Dispensary Technician 921
How to Enter 922
Working Conditions 923
Employment Conditions 924
Job Market 924
Dispensary Assistant 929
How to Enter 930
Working Conditions 931
Employment Conditions 931
Job Market 932
Pharmacists 935
Job Description 935
Qualifications 937
Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) 938
Preregistration Training Programme 938
Career Prospects 940
Community Pharmacy 940
Hospital Pharmacy 941
CPC Pharmacists 943
Advisory Pharmacists 944
Pharmaceutical Companies 944
Government Agencies 945
Publishing and computing 947
Other Opportunities 947
Further Information 948
Pharmacy Technicians 950
Job Description 950
Qualifications 952
Training Programs 953
Career Prospects 954
Further Information 954
Pharmacy Assistants 957
Job Description 957
Qualifications 959
Training Programme 962
Career Prospects 962
Getting Started 963
Further Information 964
Registration 966
New Zealand Graduates 966
Purpose of Practical Training 967
Program Duration 968
Program Sites 968
Finding Position 969
Training Commencement 972
Training Cost 973
English Language 974
Australian Pharmacist 976
Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition 976
UK Pharmacist 978
Irish Pharmacist 981
Other Countries 983
Step 1: Preliminary Application 984
Step 2: Assessment Of Qualifications/Work Experience 988
Step 3: Oral Presentation Of Evidence 991
Step 4: 26 Week Preregistration Program 992
Step 5: Pharmacy Law & Ethics Examination 994
Step 6: Preregistration Assessment 995
Other Points 996
Getting Started 996
General Information 997
Pharmacist Registration Fee 997
Removal of Name 999
Suspension 1001
Going Overseas 1004
Obtaining Registration Overseas 1005
Certificate of Identity and Good Standing 1006
Conditions 1007
Reciprocal Registration 1008
Special requirements 1008
Pharmaceutical Society 1022
About Society 1022
Contact Information 1022
Hospitals 1024
District Health Boards 1024
Associations 1030
Nursing Organization 1030
Royal colleges 1031
Medical Faculties 1032
Professional Organizations 1033
General Associations 1035
Job Resources 1036
Health Job Sites 1036
Immigration 1038
How To Access 1038
Accommodation 1039
How To Access 1039
Useful Links 1040
Medical Links 1040
General Links 1041
About New Zealand 1042
How To Access 1042

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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