Navmed P-117 Ch 21: Pharmacy

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Navmed P-117 Ch 21: Pharmacy

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  • 1. 
    Using the links we have to Amazon.com to the right of this quiz is an excellent idea when purchasing your music for the following three reasons: 1 - It's cheaper than iTunes and the songs you purchase will always be DRM-Free (You can play them on any computer, any mp3 player, etc.) 2 - It's very simple to use and all the songs you purchase get automatically added to your iTunes or Windows Media Player file. 3 - You help support the site.  Every song you purchase contributes 10 cents towards the monthly operating cost of battalionaidstation.com
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    This quiz has over a hundred questions, however, we programmed it so that only 25  show up each time it loads.  We also add questions to all of our quizzes every few days.  Keeping this in mind, which of the following is the best way to practice and use all of our questions to help you study this subject
    • A. 

      Emailing this page to yourself so that you can easily find it from home or work

    • B. 

      Bookmarking this page so that you can do this quiz again later

    • C. 

      Hitting the "refresh" button on your browser when the quiz is complete to load up a new set of questions (many of which you haven't yet seen) in a random order

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    You're enjoying this quiz and its probably doing a good job of helping you study and getting you advanced to the next rank.  Which of the following is a good way to support this project and keep the site running?
    • A. 

      Forwarding the site to your friends and coworkers

    • B. 

      Donating $1, $5, $10, or $25 using the PayPal link above (you can use a credit card)

    • C. 

      Using the links we have to Amazon.com to purchase DVD movies, electronics, computer software and hardware, and more

    • D. 

      Using the links we have to Amazon.com to purchase your MP3 music and movies

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    We keep our site running mainly from donations and advertising revenue. Paying attention to our ads and clicking on the ones that interest you is our main source of income.  You don't have to buy a product, just clicking on the ads, even if you close the window right away generates income.  Donations are always welcome though. Which of the following is the best reason to donate?
    • A. 

      You use the site regularly and would like to contribute

    • B. 

      You find the site useful and would like to help it stay afloat for other Corpsmen to use

    • C. 

      To show your appreciation for the site

    • D. 

      All of the above are good reasons and you're not a "One Way"

  • 5. 
    Why should you use our links to Amazon.com to make all your online purchases?
    • A. 

      It's the same price as going to Amazon.com directly. The only difference is that a part of the profits goes to battalionaidstation.com

    • B. 

      You're probably going to purchase the items anyways, why not use the links here and help out my fellow Corpsmen

    • C. 

      Purchasing the items through these links give the same low price, rapid delivery, and great customer service as going to Amazon.com directly

    • D. 

      You get something for yourself, and all of your fellow Corpsmen by keeping the site funded and operational

  • 6. 
    When a commissioned officer (pharmacist) is not assigned to an MTF, a civilian pharmacist or Corpsman with what NEC will be assigned responsibilities?
    • A. 

      HM-8425

    • B. 

      HM-8482

    • C. 

      HM-0817

    • D. 

      HM-8432

  • 7. 
    When a commissioned officer (pharmacist) is not assigned to an MTF, a civilian pharmacist or Corpsman with what NEC will be assigned responsibilities? 
    • A. 

      HM-0113

    • B. 

      HM-8425

    • C. 

      HM-8482

    • D. 

      HM-1228

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a key element of a unit-dose system?
    • A. 

      Medications are dispensed in ready-to-administer form to the maximum extent possible

    • B. 

      Not more than a 7 day supply of doses is provided to or available at the patient care area at any time, unless an automated dispensing system is in place

    • C. 

      A patient medication profile is concurrently maintained by the pharmacy for each patient

    • D. 

      Minimizing the use of floor stock medications

  • 9. 
    Key elements of a unit-dose system are:      a.  Medications are contained in and administered from single-unit or unit-dose packages.      b.  Medications are dispensed in ready-to-administer form to the maximum extent possible.      c.  For most medications, not more than a 24-hour supply of doses is provided to or available at the patient care area at any time, unless an automated dispensing system is in place.      d.  A patient medication profile is concurrently maintained by the pharmacy for each patient.      e.  Minimize the use of floor stock medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Key elements of a unit-dose system are:      a.  Medications are contained in and administered from single-unit or unit-dose packages.      b.  Medications are dispensed in ready-to-administer form to the maximum extent possible.      c.  For most medications, not more than a 72-hour supply of doses is provided to or available at the patient care area at any time, unless an automated dispensing system is in place.      d.  A patient medication profile is concurrently maintained by the pharmacy for each patient.      e.  Minimize the use of floor stock medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Key elements of a unit-dose system are:      a.  Medications are contained in and administered from single-unit or unit-dose packages.      b.  Medications are dispensed in ready-to-administer form to the maximum extent possible.      c.  For most medications, not more than a 24-hour supply of doses is provided to or available at the patient care area at any time, unless an automated dispensing system is in place.      d.  A patient medication profile is concurrently maintained by the pharmacy for each patient.      e.  Minimize the use of floor stock medications.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which chapter of the MANMED deals with Pharmacy?
    • A. 

      Chapter 14

    • B. 

      Chapter 19

    • C. 

      Chapter 21

    • D. 

      Chapter 23

  • 13. 
    A "near-miss" is defined as an event or situation that could have resulted in harm to a patient, if it had reached the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The P&T Committee shall meet at what minimum interval?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Monthly

    • C. 

      Quarterly

    • D. 

      Annually

  • 15. 
    The P&T Committee shall meet at what minimum interval?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Every two weeks

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Quarterly

  • 16. 
    Each parent MTF, with an organic pharmacy department, shall establish a Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee to advise the CO on the selection and use of drugs in the facility.  The P&T Committee is a function of the medical staff and will meet at least quarterly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Each parent MTF, with an organic pharmacy department, shall establish a Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee to advise the CO on the selection and use of drugs in the facility.  The P&T Committee is a function of the medical staff and will meet at least monthly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Prescriptions from which of the following ARE not authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies?
    • A. 

      Optometrists

    • B. 

      Independent Duty Corpsmen

    • C. 

      Dental Corps Officers

    • D. 

      Nurse Midwives

    • E. 

      All of the above are authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies

  • 19. 
    Prescriptions from which of the following ARE not authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies?
    • A. 

      Veterinarians

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

    • D. 

      All of the above are authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies

  • 20. 
    Prescriptions from which of the following ARE not authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies?
    • A. 

      Independent Duty Corpsmen

    • B. 

      Veterinarians

    • C. 

      Women's Health Nurse Practitioners

    • D. 

      All of the above are authorized to be filled at MTF pharmacies

  • 21. 
    Prescriptions from MTF and DoD authorized providers for formulary drugs will be honored.  Authorized prescribers may include:      - Medical Corps officers      - Dental Corps officers      - Optometrists      - Physician Assistants      - Pharmacists      - Independent Duty Corpsmen      - Physical Therapists      - Veterinarians (when prescribing medications for military working animals)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Prescriptions written by civilian practitioners, other than those employed by the DoD, may be filled for authorized beneficiaries, providing the prescribed medication is on the MTF formulary and a pharmacist verifies the prescription per current regulations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    You are on duty at the Naval Hospital Bremerton pharmacy.  An Active Duty E4 Marine presents to your window with a prescription for a maintenance cholesterol medication written by her Medical Officer.  It is a drug that you normally carry.  She received the prescription two weeks ago while in Singapore but was unable to fill it. due to operational commitments.  The Marine states that she will be returning to Singapore in fourteen days and that it isn't a big deal if she misses a few doses of her medication.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Have the Marine be seen by a provider at your MTF for sick call

    • B. 

      Ask a provider to counter-sign the prescription without seeing the patient

    • C. 

      Process the prescription as normal

    • D. 

      Have the patient keep the prescription and fill it when she returns to her duty station in Singapore

  • 24. 
    You are on duty at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton pharmacy.  A retired Colonel comes to your window to fill a prescription for blood pressure medicine that you normally carry.  The prescription was written by his civilian DoD physician back home near Camp Lejeune but forgot to fill it.  The Colonel states that he will be returning to Camp Lejeune in about a week and doesn't think that it is a big deal if he misses a few doses of his medication. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Process the prescription as normal

    • B. 

      Have the Colonel be seen for sick call

    • C. 

      Obtain a set of vital signs and then process the prescription

    • D. 

      Instruct the Colonel to fill the prescription as soon as he returns to Camp Lejeune. Advise him to limit his activities to prevent hypertension until his return to Camp Lejeune

  • 25. 
    Pharmacies will fill all valid non-controlled prescriptions that are presented, regardless of the geographic location of the beneficiary or prescriber, providing the medication is on the MTF formulary, and the prescription conforms to applicable laws and regulations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False