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MPJE For The Indiana Pharmacy Law Ii

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Indiana Pharmacy Law used a study for the MPJE

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A drug is defined as  :Do not mark anything that is false 
    • A. 

      Article or substance recognized in the USP, NF or HUSP

    • B. 

      Used to diagnose, cure, prevent, treat diseases in humans or animals

    • C. 

      Articles which is not food intended to affect the structure and function of the body

    • D. 

      Nutraceutical is an example of a drug

  • 2. 
    A drug order is  an order written in a hospital or healthcare institution which is signed by a legal recognized practitioner and is reduced to writing.  A drug order is the same as a prescription.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      An instrument, apparatus that is recognized in the USP, NF or HUSP

    • B. 

      Used to diagnose, cure, prevent, treat diseases in humans or animals

    • C. 

      It is not a drug but may facilitate the use of a drug

    • D. 

      An example of a device is an X-ray machine or scissors

    • E. 

      Devices are regulated by the DEA

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements about a legend drug is true  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      They can be found over the counter like IBU and Claritin

    • B. 

      They are obtained with a prescription only

    • C. 

      Are labeled Rx only

    • D. 

      They require supervion hence they are located behind the counter

  • 5. 
    All of the following are practioners recognized by the state of IN and able to prescribe legend drugs  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      Optometrist

    • B. 

      Dentist

    • C. 

      Physician

    • D. 

      Physicians assistant

    • E. 

      Podiatrist

    • F. 

      Homeopathic

    • G. 

      Veterinarian

    • H. 

      English professor PhD

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      They cant prescribe in the state of IN but can only recommend vision care

    • B. 

      Topicals related to eye care

    • C. 

      Oral antibiotics

    • D. 

      Oral antihistamines

    • E. 

      Oral analgesics up to 5 days; for example lortab PO q 4-6H daily X 3 days

    • F. 

      An out of state optometrist prescription is not valid in Indiana

  • 7. 
    What is true about the prectice and rights of an Advance Nurse Practitioner (ANP) :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      Out of state ANPs prescriptions are not recognized in Indiana

    • B. 

      They can prescribe CS but have to be registered with DEA and their DEA # will begin with an M (instead of the usual A or B)

    • C. 

      ANP must appear on the prescription and be in colaboration with another DO or MD to prescribe

    • D. 

      ANP may prescribe medications for animals

    • E. 

      ANPs may work with and prescribe medications for another nurse

  • 8. 
    What is in the legal practice and rights of a pharmacy Intern  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      Counseling or advising patients about their medications

    • B. 

      Anything to do with filling, compounding or dispensing

    • C. 

      Anything to do with DURs and Drug regimen reviews

    • D. 

      Participate in drug related research

    • E. 

      Obtaining drug histories and patient drug records

  • 9. 
    What is true about a prescription  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      It is for an Rx and should only be for one person

    • B. 

      Should have the name and the address of the patient

    • C. 

      Must have the name of the drug and strength of the medication

    • D. 

      Quantity of drug to be dispensed

    • E. 

      Date of issue

    • F. 

      Directions of use can be use as directed indicated by the physician

    • G. 

      Signature of the authorized practitioner

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Consist of 7 members and all are pharmacist

    • B. 

      One of these pharmacist must be practicing as a hospital pharmacist

    • C. 

      One member must not be a pharmacist

    • D. 

      All members are appointed by the governor for a 4 yr term

    • E. 

      No more than 4 board members can be from the same political party

    • F. 

      John lost his pharmacy licence a long time ago, due to diverting antibiotics with fake prescriptions written to him to take them to a 3rd world country for a mission, but now has an active licence could be appointed to be on the board of pharmacy.

    • G. 

      The board must meet no fewer than 8 times a year

    • H. 

      A vote greater than 4 puts the request in motion

    • I. 

      No person who is full-time or staff of a college of pharmacy may be on the board

  • 11. 
    What is true about the power and statues of the board of pharmacy  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      The board may establish tests or exam requirements for pharmacy licences

    • B. 

      The board may remove any drug from being dispensed in that state if it deems it a danger to others

    • C. 

      The board is responsible for mandating the regulations and rules which have to be observed by pharmacist

    • D. 

      The board delegates complaints made by the public to governor for review

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is true about the renewal of a pharmacy licence  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      The pahrmacist licence expires July 1st of even numbered years

    • B. 

      A pharmacy permit expires on odd numbered years on Dec 31st

    • C. 

      The Board is responsible for sending bills to you for the renewal of your pharmacy licence

    • D. 

      The only way to renew your licence is in writing

  • 14. 
    What is true about experience hours and professional continuing education  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      Experience for an intern is not credited until the persons are registered with the board of pharmacy

    • B. 

      Your preceptor can be an MD

    • C. 

      Experience hours obtained in the VA are not recognized by the board

    • D. 

      While a person is on rotation and working as intern on the weekends, that person may qualify up to 80 hours a week for intern hours

    • E. 

      The minimum amount of approved hours recognized by the board is 4 hour in a work week

  • 15. 
    A student 18yrs old,  that was arrested for a DUI and convicted of this charge 2 years ago while in pharmacy school will be able to get his pharmacy licence in Indiana 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What is true about a pharmacy licence  :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      A score transfer is when a person becomes licensed in both states and done before the NAPLEX is taken.

    • B. 

      All persons wanting to practice pharmacy in Indian must take the IN MPJE

    • C. 

      Reciprocity allows a licensed pharmacist to practice in another state they are not originally licensed in

    • D. 

      Licence transfer is the same a score transfer

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      The CE two year period begins on Jan 1st of the even year

    • B. 

      A pharmacist who has 60hrs can use the remaining hours for the following biennial period

    • C. 

      30 hours are required per biennial period which comes out to be 1.25 CEs per month

    • D. 

      1/5 of CE hours can be related to management and computer classes. However, if recently licensed in the middle of the year within IN the pharmacist can only do 1/5 of the new expected CE credits.

    • E. 

      Minimum of CE credit hours beginning from a full biennial year must be pharmacy related is 24 hours and likewise a maximum of 1/5 of CE hours can be in business management or computer related

    • F. 

      A new pharmacist registered in August 2011 will have no CE requirements till the next biennial period (six month grace period)

    • G. 

      A person must retain CE credit hour documents (certificate of completion) for 4 years in the time they apply (some docs up to six yrs old)

  • 18. 
    The date your pharmacy license expires is June 30th of every even year.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A pharmacist may divulge confidentiality information about a patient in what circumstance Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      Best interest of the patient

    • B. 

      When the board requests that information

    • C. 

      When a technician is asked by a the proper authority

    • D. 

      An intern can be brought before the board for improper breach of confidentiality

  • 20. 
    Pharmacist in Indiana can only fill a prescription that is from out of state when it is written by an MD, DO, DMD, and DVM 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    AA pharmacist may refuse to fill a prescription in the following situations :Do not mark anything that is false
    • A. 

      If the pharmacist believes the patient is selling their lortab

    • B. 

      If the directions appear to be harmful

    • C. 

      If the patient is a pain in the ass

    • D. 

      If the patient is threatening a technician

    • E. 

      As long as it is done out of good faith

  • 22. 
    Each type of pharmacy needs to obtain a permit for the type of dispensing it does from the board of pharmacy. For example, Mail order pharmacy cannot dispense any medication except through the mail.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Drug Regime Review includes which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Retrospective review

    • B. 

      Concurrent review

    • C. 

      Prospective review

    • D. 

      No review

  • 24. 
    Under Indiana Pharmacy Law, any pharmacist initiated the unauthorized refill may not be for more than the minimum amount necessary to supply the patient through the prescribing practitioner's next business day. However, a pharmacist may dispense a drug in an amount greater than the minimum amount necessary to supply the patient through the prescribing practitioner's next business day if... The drug is packaged in a form that requires the pharmacist to dispense the drug in a quantity greater than the minimum amount necessary to supply the patient through the prescribing practitioner's next business day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What should a pharmacist do if he/she receives a paper or oral prescription that was originally transmitted electronically to the pharmacy? 
    • A. 

      He pharmacist must check the pharmacy records to ensure that the electronic version was not received and the prescription was not dispensed.

    • B. 

      If both prescriptions were received, the pharmacist must mark one as void.

    • C. 

      The pharmacy is responsible for verifying that the prescription was not received electronically and that no controlled substances were dispensed pursuant to the electronic prescription prior to filling the paper prescription.

    • D. 

      The pharmacist can fill them until he has verified it with the DEA

  • 26. 
    Schedule II controlled prescriptions for patients in a LTCF or patients with a medical diagnosis documenting a terminal illness can be partially filled and are valid for a period not to exceed:
    • A. 

      60 days from the date filled

    • B. 

      30 days from the date filled

    • C. 

      120 days from the date filled

    • D. 

      72 hours from the date filled

  • 27. 
    Which of the following statements are TRUE regarding after-hour cabinets?  
    • A. 

      After-hour cabinets shall only be used in the absence of a pharmacist.

    • B. 

      When medication is removed from the cabinet or enclosure, written physician’s orders authorizing the removal of the medication shall be placed in the cabinet or enclosure.

    • C. 

      A log shall be maintained within the cabinet or enclosure and authorized personnel removing medication shall indicate on the log the signature of the authorized personnel removing the medication, name of the medication removed, the strength (if applicable), the quantity removed and the time of removal.

    • D. 

      Only the physician can remove the cabinet drugs

  • 28. 
    A pharmacy must register as a distributor if it distributes more than: 5 % of all controlled substances to another registrant within 1 year period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    According to Indiana State Pharmacy Law, the prescription record should be kept on file for how many years 
    • A. 

      2 yrs

    • B. 

      3 yrs

    • C. 

      5 yrs

    • D. 

      No record is needed

  • 30. 
    The data processing system shall have the capacity to produce a daily hard-copy printout of all original prescriptions dispensed and refilled. This hard-copy printout shall contain all of the following information EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The patients name

    • B. 

      Patients address

    • C. 

      Date of issue

    • D. 

      Unique ID # for each prescription

    • E. 

      Date of dispensing

    • F. 

      Prescribers name

  • 31. 
    Controlled substances prescriptions issued by a D.O in adjoining states to Indiana or other states are considered valid prescriptions if the practitioner issuing the prescription has a current and valid Drug Enforcement Administration certificate registration number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    A registration as a pharmacist intern is valid for one (1) year and may be renewed by the Board for an additional year until the expiration date established by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency and is is actively enrolled in a school of pharmacy accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    In Indiana, inventory records must be maintained for a period of at least _______ years. (1,2,3,4,5...)
  • 34. 
    If the prescription is for an animal, the prescription shall state the name of the animal, species of animal for which the drug is prescribed and the full name and address of the owner of the animal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False