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Chap 5

Notes from Chapter 5

Prescription a written, verbal or electronic order from a practitioner for the preperation and administration of a medicine or a device
MD Medical doctor
OD Doctor of Osteopathy
DDS Doctor of dental science/Dentist
DVM Doctor of vetrinary medicine/ Vet
Community Pharmacists Directly dispense to the patients and the patient is expected to administer the medication acording to the pharmacists directions
Institutional Setting Nurses and medical professionals administer medicine to patients
Extemporameous compounding The on demand preperation of a drug product acording to a physicians prescription, formula or recipe
RX latin abbreviation for the word recipe, which means take. Today used at word for Prescription
9 elements of a prescription Name and address of patient, Prescriber info, DEA registration #, National provider identifying #, Date, Inscription, Signa, Signaure of prescriber, Refill instructions
Signa the directions used to be printed on the prescription label.
The pharmacy technician: completes the fil process by placing the correct amount of medication in an appropriate container and labeling it correctly
The prescription label provides information to the patient regarding the dispensed medication and how to tke it
Directions for use: should start with a verb (take, instill, inhale, insert, apply)and be clearly and accurately described,indicate the route of administraion, use whole words not abbreviations and use familiar words esp. in measurements
Colored auxillary labels applied to prescription container to provide additional information/warnings for the patient
Schedule II, III, and IV drugs must have a warning that states Caution: Federal law prohibits the transfer of this drug to any person other than the patient for whom it was prescribed
Unit dosing packaging is different because often only contin th name, strength, manufacturer, lot number, expiration date and dosage form of the medicine
HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountbility Act
HIPAA a federal act enacted in 1996 that among other things, protects the privacy of individuals and the sharing of protected health information
HIPPA is a large statute that: primarily concerns the continuation of health insurance for workers who leave their jobs.
6 parts of medication orders Patient ID #, allergy info, Patient location, could contain multiple orders from drs,date and time of day,could include requests for lab work drug items, etc.
HIPPA requires an NPI. What does NPI stand for? National provider identifier
How many numbers does an NPI have? 10
HIPPA also established rules to regulate how and when pharmacies and other covered entities may use and disclose patients protected health information.
2 things you sign at pharmacy 1. HIPPA authorization 2. OMBRA couseling
How long do the pharmacies hold onto the HIPPA signatures? 6 yrs from the last date of service
All people who have access to PHI MUST be formally trained first
Examples of PHI any Patients Name, Address, Date of Birth, social security number, payment history, account number, name and address of heath care provider, insurnce informaion, prescription history
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