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If a physician writes a prescription for Coumadin that indicates "brand name medically necessary" on the prescription, what DAW code should be used in submitting a prescription claim? DAW 1
If a physician prescribes 250 mg qid for 10 days, how many mL's of amoxicillin oral suspension containing 250 mg/5 mL should be dispensed? 200 mL
How many 250 mg capsules are needed to fill the following prescription? amoxicillin 500 mg tid X 10 days? 60 caps
The Institute of Safe medication Practices (ISMP) is involved with patient _____? safety
This organization establishes standards for purity and quality of medications? United States Pharmacopia (USP)
What is the maximum number of refills allowed on a prescription of lorazepam if authorized by a physician? 5
Which reference books discusses the therapeutic equivalent of products? Drug Topic Orange Book
What is the brand name for Paroxetine? Paxil
What is a third party payment? Reimbursement to the pharmacy for prescription services
How many grams of hydrocortisone powder should be used to prepare 1 lb. of a 0.25% hydrocortisone cream? 1.14 g
What organization is responsible for accrediting pharmacy education programs? Accreditation Counsel on Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
What is the generic name for Augmentin? Amoxicillin-clavulanate
Prednisone should be _____ _____ at discontinuation? tapered off
What is the maximum weighable amount for a class A prescription balance? 120 g
In what schedule is acetaminophen with codeine placed? III
In which classification of medication does acyclovir belong? antiviral
If a medication is taken "tid", how many times would it be taken each day? 3
which organization has developed standards for e-prescribing? National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP)
Can Ambien CR be crushed? no, it is a controlled release medication, all medication will release at once
Estrace (estradiol) is used for ? hormone replacement
What classification is acyclovir? anti-viral
What type of filter is used to prevent glass from entering the final solution when drawing from a glass ampule? filter needle
Which classification is Singulair in? leukotriene inhibitor
When should a pharmacy technician seek assistance from a pharmacist? A patient asks a question about an interaction or medication, During a Drug Utilization Evaluation (DUE) message shows on a computer screen, if an elderly patient is receiving a prescription for ant-parkinson's medicine
Why is it important to rotate medication on a shelf? To ensure the medication with the shortest dating is dispensed while drugs with a longer dating to reduce the possibility that the medication will expire before being dispensed
If a medication is a STAT order when should it be delivered?? immediately (10-15 mins)
Which pharmacy legislation requires that tamper-proof pads be used for Medicaid patients? Medicaid Tamper-Resistant Prescriptions Act
What letter indicates a midlevel practitioner, such as a nurse practitioner, or physicians assistant, who may prescribe controlled substances? M
What is the sensitivity of a class A prescription balance? 6.0 mg
Which medication for the heart does not need to be dispensed in a "child resistant container?" nitro-stat
Can a pharmacy tech receive a written prescription for m a patient? yes
What number must be found on all physician written controlled prescriptions? Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number
What schedule is meperidine in? II
Which association represents the interests of chain drug stores? National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)
According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) _____ , used for type I diabetes , is a high-alert medication? Insulin
What is the generic for Serevent? Salmeterol
What does the pharmacy abbreviation "Rx" mean? Take this drug
What classification is nifedipine in? Calcium Channel Blocker
What is the meaning of PHI? Protected Health Information
Which organization certifies health care organizations? The Joint Commissions (TJC)
Wellbutrin (bupropion) is indicated for depression. However it will also help the patient to? Stop smoking. Zyban is bupropion also, and is indicated for smoking cessation, but is not usually covered by most insurances.
Who approves a change in in an institutions formulary? P&T Committee (pharmacy and therapeutics committee)
How much time does a physicians office have to provide a written prescription for an "emergency schedule II prescription?" 7 days
What is the generic name for Celexa? citalopram
Which form is used to inform a drug manufacturer of errors caused by commercial packaging and labeling? Medication Error Prevention Form (MERF)
How many grams of NaCl are in 100 mL of NS solution? 0.9 g
What condition is Januvia indicated for? diabetes
Which part of Medicare pays for prescriptions for senior citizens ? part D
What classification is quinapril? Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
Which OTC medication must be recorded in a book before it is sold to the customer? pseudoephedrine
Concerning nitrostat SL, what Route of Administration (ROA) does SL stand for? sub lingual (under the tongue)
How long is a prescription valid if it has "prn" refills written on it by the physician? 1 year from the date the prescription was written
What provides a computer with temporary work space? RAM
Which amendment of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938 Distinguished prescription and over the counter (OTC) medications? Durham Humphrey Amendment
Which organization provides pharmacy resources such as" Do Not Crush List," "Error Prone Abbreviations," and "Sound-Alike, Look-Alike Drug Lists'? Institute for Safe Medications Practices (ISMP)
A Pyxis machine is an example of a (n): Automatic Dispensing Machine (ADS)
A prescription has the following directions: " 1 tab po BID X 14 d for URI" How should it appear on the prescription label? Take one tablet by mouth twice a day for 14 days for upper respiratory infection.
MedWatch is over seen by which federal organization?" Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Who oversees the FDA Adverse Recording System (FAERS) program? Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
What does the abbreviation "amp" stand for? ampule
What does the abbreviation "cap" stand for ? capsule
What does the abbreviation "tab" stand for? tablet
How many capsules each containing 250 mg of chloramphenicol are needed to provide 50mg/kg/day for 10 days for an adult weighing 187 lbs? 187 lbs. /2.2 lbs.=85 kg 85 kg X 50 mg/kg/day=4,250 mg 4,250 mg/250 mg=17 caps 17 caps X 10 days=170 caps
What does aseptic technique prevent? Introduction of a pathogen
Which organization establishes the standards for the practice of pharmacy in that state? Board of Pharmacy (BOP)
Which organization oversees the Board of Pharmacy in the United States? National Association Board of Pharmacy (NABP)
What should a pharmacy technician do if he or she observes a patient attempting to purchase Bayer aspirin
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