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Chapter 17

Notes Review

PT's in the hospital work under the supervision of a pharmacist or supervising technician and play a vital role in what? The preparation, storage, and delivery of medications to patients.
Central Supply is an area of the hospital that does what? May carry supplies not provided by the pharmacy (e.g. lotion, mouthwash, pill cutters).
In hospitals that have satellite pharmacies, the main inpatient pharmacy is called what? The central pharmacy.
What are some types of pharmacy satellites? Pediatric, operating room (OR), and oncology.
The PT is often responsible for what? Answering and directing phone calls.
Computerized order entry systems allow medication orders to be what? Put directly into the computer and transmitted to the pharmacy.
What is a type of chronological account of a patient's medical history and care? Medical records or health records.
The pharmacy inventory is usually ordered through a computer program that communicates with who? The distributor/wholesaler.
Controlled substances must be ordered in a particular way according to state and federal laws. What else do they require? An exact record of the amount and location of every item.
What must happen if a narcotic is damaged? Two people must sign a form to witness the disposal.
What are the some examples of regulatory agencies? The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Public Health (DPH), State Board of Pharmacy (BOP)
What are three more examples of regulatory agencies? United States Pharmacopeia (USP), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Created by: Ms.little1