4N051 B Volume 3

83 Questions | Total Attempts: 243

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Volume Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A specialist who can guide a provider in prescribing drugs is best defined as a 
    • A. 

      Pharmacist

    • B. 

      Clinical provider

    • C. 

      Clinical pharmacist

    • D. 

      Pharmaccutical technician

  • 2. 
    Out of the several names given each medication, which of these drug names is given by the manufacturer?
    • A. 

      Trade name

    • B. 

      Official name

    • C. 

      Generic name

    • D. 

      Chemical name

  • 3. 
    Which statement is true regarding the role of a medical service technician in medication administration
    • A. 

      Technicians are not trained to prepare medications for administration

    • B. 

      A nurse or physician must directly observe technicians when they are administering medication

    • C. 

      Technicians are permitted to administer medications under the supervision of a nurse or physician

    • D. 

      Nurses can always allow technicians to decide on their own to administer a medication if the decision is in the patient's best interest

  • 4. 
    Which statement is  not considered one of the patients' legal and ethical rights?
    • A. 

      Be informed of a drug's name

    • B. 

      Be informed of a drug's purpose

    • C. 

      Choose the method of administration

    • D. 

      Receive clearly labeled medication containers

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not included in the "five rights" of medication administration?
    • A. 

      Right time

    • B. 

      Right dose

    • C. 

      Right route

    • D. 

      Right documentation

  • 6. 
    What type of medication order states that a medication is to be administered immediately and only once?
    • A. 

      Stat

    • B. 

      Single

    • C. 

      Standing

    • D. 

      As needed (PRN)

  • 7. 
    A provider can initiate a drug order in how many ways?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 8. 
    Drug administration is controlled primarily by 
    • A. 

      State amendments

    • B. 

      Facility mandate

    • C. 

      Federal law

    • D. 

      State law

  • 9. 
    What classification of drugs is not acceptable for medical use?
    • A. 

      Schedule I

    • B. 

      Schedule II

    • C. 

      Schedule III

    • D. 

      Schedule IV

  • 10. 
    Narcotics, such as codeine, cocaine, and amphetamines, that have a high potential for abuse but have acceptable medical uses are classified as 
    • A. 

      Schedule I

    • B. 

      Schedule II

    • C. 

      Schedule III

    • D. 

      Schedule IV

  • 11. 
    What law requires a periodic inventory of all controlled substances?
    • A. 

      Drug Regulatory Act

    • B. 

      Drug control Regulation

    • C. 

      Controlled Substance Act

    • D. 

      Attorney General Mandate of 1974

  • 12. 
    Penicillin administered to treat an infection is an example of what category of drugs?
    • A. 

      Chemotherapeutic

    • B. 

      Substitutive

    • C. 

      Supportive

    • D. 

      Curative

  • 13. 
    The purpose of most drug therapy is to 
    • A. 

      Maintain a low level of drug in the body

    • B. 

      Maintain a constant level of drug in the body

    • C. 

      Cause the level of the drug in the body to increase rapidly

    • D. 

      Cause the level of drug in the body to decrease repidly

  • 14. 
    Why are oral medications that are taken before meals generally faster acting?
    • A. 

      Slower circulation level

    • B. 

      Higher body metabolism

    • C. 

      Lower body metabolism

    • D. 

      Lower digestive system content

  • 15. 
    Which statement is true regarding how ambient temperature can affect drug action?
    • A. 

      Warmer temperatures increase circulation and cause rapid drug action

    • B. 

      Warmer temperatures decrease circulation and cause slow drug action

    • C. 

      Colder temperatures cause blood vessels to dilate cause slow drug action

    • D. 

      Colder temperatures cause blood vessels to constrict cause rapid drug action

  • 16. 
    Which of these is a common reference source for drugs?
    • A. 

      Internet search

    • B. 

      Physician Desk Reference

    • C. 

      Nurse's Pharmacy Handbook

    • D. 

      Technicians Pharmacy Handbook

  • 17. 
    What publication contains a list of medications available form the MTF's pharmacy, recommended dispensing instructions, and administrative guidelines?
    • A. 

      Nurse's Drug Reference

    • B. 

      Local facility formulary

    • C. 

      Physicians Desk Reference

    • D. 

      Technicians Pharmacy Handbook

  • 18. 
    An oily liquid used on the skin describes a type of medicaiton preparation called a 
    • A. 

      Spirit

    • B. 

      Paste

    • C. 

      Tincture

    • D. 

      Liniment

  • 19. 
    What type of medication is used to prevent or correct irregular heart action?
    • A. 

      Antiarrhythmics

    • B. 

      Antiemetics

    • C. 

      Cathartics

    • D. 

      Antacids

  • 20. 
    What type of medication has cleansing action that produces watery evacuation of intestinal content
    • A. 

      Antiarrhythmics

    • B. 

      Antiemetics

    • C. 

      Cathartics

    • D. 

      Antacids

  • 21. 
    Which of these elements is not required on a medication order?
    • A. 

      Patient's age

    • B. 

      Patient's name

    • C. 

      Specified time

    • D. 

      Providers signature

  • 22. 
    Before administering any medication, you are responsible for all of the following except
    • A. 

      For ensuring A!C Jones is available for work the next day

    • B. 

      Performing all steps in the modified six medication rights

    • C. 

      Being knowledgable of the side effects of the medication

    • D. 

      Verifying any possible interactions agains current medications

  • 23. 
    How many pounds are equal to 65kg?
    • A. 

      130

    • B. 

      143

    • C. 

      152

    • D. 

      170

  • 24. 
    Dr. Young has ordered Mrs.Green to receive 5mg/kg of Ancef twice a day. Mrs. Green weighs 65kg. The medication Ancef is supplied in vials 50mg/mL. How many milligrams of medication will be given twice a day?
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      325

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      600

  • 25. 
    LtCol McNamara ordered a single dose Phenergan 12.5 mg, to be administered intramuscular to A1C jones for nausea and vomiting. The Phenergan is supplied in 50mg/2mL pre-filled syringes. How many mL's would you administer?
    • A. 

      0.25

    • B. 

      0.50

    • C. 

      2.5

    • D. 

      5.0