Pharm Tech Chapter 13 (inventory Management)

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  • 1. 
    A system that allows purchase of any medication that is prescribed.
    • A. 

      Automated dispensing system

    • B. 

      Closed formulary

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      Open formulary


  • 2. 
    A limited list of approved medications
    • A. 

      Automated dispensing system

    • B. 

      Closed formulary

    • C. 

      Formulary

    • D. 

      Inventory


  • 3. 
    The rate at whch inventory is used, generally expressed in number of days.
    • A. 

      Formulary

    • B. 

      Open formulary

    • C. 

      Reorder points

    • D. 

      Turn over


  • 4. 
    An inventory system in which the item is deducted from inventory as it is sold or dispensed
    • A. 

      Pruchased order number

    • B. 

      reorder points

    • C. 

      Point-of-sale system (POS)

    • D. 

      Turnover


  • 5. 
    Minimum and maximum stock levels which determine when a reorder is placed and for how much.
    • A. 

      Turn over

    • B. 

      Purchased order

    • C. 

      POS

    • D. 

      Reorder points


  • 6. 
    A collection of information structured so that specific information within it can easily be retrived and used
    • A. 

      Database

    • B. 

      Material safety data sheets (MSDS)

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      All the above


  • 7. 
    OSHA requried notices that provide hazard, handling, clean-up, and first aid information
    • A. 

      Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

    • B. 

      Perpetual inventory

    • C. 

      Reorder points

    • D. 

      Turnover


  • 8. 
    The number system assigned to each order for identification
    • A. 

      Purchased order number

    • B. 

      Open formulary

    • C. 

      Formulary

    • D. 

      Database


  • 9. 
    Package containing a single dose of a medication
    • A. 

      Turnover

    • B. 

      Unit-dose packaging

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      All the above


  • 10. 
    A system that maintains a continuous record of every item in inventory so that it always shows the stock on hand
    • A. 

      Perpetual inventory

    • B. 

      Point-of-sale system

    • C. 

      Database

    • D. 

      Reorder points


  • 11. 
    A list of goods or items a business uses in its normal operations
    • A. 

      Inventory

    • B. 

      Formulary

    • C. 

      Purchase order number

    • D. 

      Reorder points


  • 12. 
    Pharmaceutical equivalents that produce the same effects inpatients
    • A. 

      Therapeutic equivalent

    • B. 

      Therapeutic pharmaceutical

    • C. 

      Closed formulary

    • D. 

      Formulary


  • 13. 
    A system in which medications are dispensed at their point of use upon confirmation of an order communicated from a centralized computer system.
    • A. 

      Automated dispensing system

    • B. 

      Inventory

    • C. 

      Formulary

    • D. 

      Database


  • 14. 
    A list of medications approved for use
    • A. 

      Closed formulary

    • B. 

      Open formulary

    • C. 

      Formulary

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 15. 
    A list of the goods or items a business will use in its normal operation is called a(an)
    • A. 

      Purchasing

    • B. 

      Inventory

    • C. 

      Open formulary

    • D. 

      Closed formulary


  • 16. 
    A goal of inventory management is
    • A. 

      To ensure that drugs are available when they are needed

    • B. 

      Inventory

    • C. 

      Open formulary

    • D. 

      Closed formulary


  • 17. 
    In an open formulary, when a medication is ordered that is not on the formulary
    • A. 

      The medication may be ordered without obtaining additional persmission

    • B. 

      The patient must obtain the medication at another pharmacy

    • C. 

      The physician must first receive permission to use the medication

    • D. 

      The pharmacist is required to choose a therapeutic equivalent


  • 18. 
    Formulary medications are routinely reviewed to
    • A. 

      Add more quantity of the same product

    • B. 

      Review safety of older products and evaluate newer products

    • C. 

      Make room on the shelves

    • D. 

      Add a product upon request of the manufacturer


  • 19. 
    A therapeutically-equivalent drug is
    • A. 

      Chemically the same

    • B. 

      Chemically different but with similar actions and effects

    • C. 

      The generic version of a trade drug

    • D. 

      A drug that a physician must get approval to use


  • 20. 
    "Fasst Movers"  account for approximately what perscent of a pharmacy's orders and prescriptions?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      40%

    • D. 

      80%


  • 21. 
    Wholesalers who provide medications to hospitals, pharmacies, and other medication dispensers account for about _____ of pharmaceutical manufactures' sales
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      One-quarter

    • C. 

      Three-quarters

    • D. 

      One-third


  • 22. 
    As an expiration date approaches, the pharmacy technician should be aware that it must be _______ before the expiration date passes.
    • A. 

      Returned to the manufacturer for credit

    • B. 

      Dispensed

    • C. 

      Used

    • D. 

      Returned to the wholesaler for credit


  • 23. 
    If a supplier's terms are thirty days net,
    • A. 

      It would be best to have a turnover less than thirty days

    • B. 

      It would be best to have a turnover equal to thirty days

    • C. 

      It would be best to have a turnover greater than thirty days

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 24. 
    ______ is an inventory system in which the item is deducted from inventory as it is sold or dispensed
    • A. 

      POS system

    • B. 

      Turnover

    • C. 

      Automated reports

    • D. 

      Reorder point system


  • 25. 
    Minimum ad maximum stock levels used to determinne when a reorder is placed and for how much are
    • A. 

      Reorder points

    • B. 

      Automatic ordering

    • C. 

      POS

    • D. 

      Turnovers


  • 26. 
    Checking of order reports to ensure the order contains no gross errors is done
    • A. 

      By computer

    • B. 

      Manually

    • C. 

      By the corporate office

    • D. 

      By the wholesaler


  • 27. 
    Hard copies of order reports
    • A. 

      Are only needed if there is a computer failure

    • B. 

      Are not needed since everything is on the computer

    • C. 

      Are kept for an established amount of time for business and legal reasons

    • D. 

      Are only needed if there is a power failure


  • 28. 
    All of the following are used to stored medications except
    • A. 

      Automated dispensing machines

    • B. 

      Carousels

    • C. 

      Glove boxes

    • D. 

      Pyxis machines


  • 29. 
    A bar code on a product from a manufacturer
    • A. 

      Indicates the medication's

    • B. 

      Ensures the patient receives the correct medication

    • C. 

      Keeps count of the meications stocked

    • D. 

      Includes the product's NDC number


  • 30. 
    Material safety data sheets (MSDS) provide
    • A. 

      Protocols for fire hazards in the pharmacy setting

    • B. 

      Safety codes by OSHA in the storage of inventory

    • C. 

      Information concerning hazardous substances

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 31. 
    In recieving an order, it is important to be alert for drugs that have been incorrectly picked, received damaged, are outdated, or missing, so orders are reconciled
    • A. 

      Once per month

    • B. 

      Item by item

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      Once per year


  • 32. 
    When reconciling an order, if a technician detects a discrepancies, the supplier should be notified
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      Before the end of the current reporting period

    • C. 

      Before the end of the month

    • D. 

      Before the end of the week


  • 33. 
    A purchased order number is
    • A. 

      A number that is used to identify the pharmacy

    • B. 

      Is the same on all orders from a given pharmacy

    • C. 

      Is assigned by the FDA

    • D. 

      A number used to identify an order


  • 34. 
    Most drugs are kept at room temperature between
    • A. 

      59-86 °C

    • B. 

      33-45 °C

    • C. 

      59-86 °F

    • D. 

      33-45 °F


  • 35. 
    A package that contains a single dose of a mediction is called a (an)
    • A. 

      MSDS pacakage

    • B. 

      Single use package

    • C. 

      POS package

    • D. 

      Unit-dose package


  • 36. 
    In an alpha-generic organization, drugs are stored alphabetically by
    • A. 

      Generic name with corresponding trade versions placed next to the generic drug

    • B. 

      Trade name with the corresponding generic version placed next to it

    • C. 

      Manufacturer

    • D. 

      Drug classification


  • 37. 
    The temperature of a refrigerator in a pharmacy should generally be
    • A. 

      40-42 °Fjavascript:void(0);

    • B. 

      28-32 °C

    • C. 

      40-42 °C

    • D. 

      28-32 °F


  • 38. 
    A GENERIC TERM USED FOR COMPUTERIZED MEDICATION DISPENSING MACHINES USED IN HOSPITALS IN A/AN
    • A. 

      ADM

    • B. 

      CART

    • C. 

      Pyxis

    • D. 

      PAR


  • 39. 
    Proper disposal or destruction of non-returnable medications includes
    • A. 

      Placement in regular trash

    • B. 

      Flushing down sink or water system

    • C. 

      Using a company that meets EPA regulations

    • D. 

      Selling the medications at a discount


  • 40. 
    Best practices for ordering medications include
    • A. 

      Having the same person place the order and check it in

    • B. 

      Having different people place the order and check it in

    • C. 

      Having the pharmacy manager check in all products

    • D. 

      Having anyone available place and receive orders


  • 41. 
    Safe handling of chemotherapy medications can be found in a publication by
    • A. 

      The DEA

    • B. 

      JCAHO

    • C. 

      SAFRX

    • D. 

      NIOSH


  • 42. 
    An example of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) could be
    • A. 

      Ostomy supplies

    • B. 

      Crutches

    • C. 

      Syringes

    • D. 

      Antiseptics


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