Fentanyl Transdermal Patches - Competency Assessment 2014

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  • 3. 
    A patient has been receiving 100 mg / day of oral morphine for the past 3 days.  What is the appropriate conversion dose of fentanyl patch ?
    • A. 

      Fentanyl patch is not recommended unless the patient has received more than 60 mg of oral morphoine for a week or longer.

    • B. 

      25mcg/hr

    • C. 

      50mcg/hr

    • D. 

      75mcg/hr

  • 4. 
    The maximum recommended dose of fentanyl patch per TMMC protocol is?
    • A. 

      100mcg/hr

    • B. 

      200mcg/hr

    • C. 

      300mcg/hr

    • D. 

      400mcg/hr

  • 5. 
    Fentanyl patches are contraindicated in:
    • A. 

      Patients who are not opiod-tolerant

    • B. 

      In the managment of acute pain

    • C. 

      In the managment of post-operative pain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Fentanyl patch is appropriate treatment for acute pain?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Per TMMC policy a fentanyl patch dose may be titrated upwards:
    • A. 

      Anytime the patient is compliaining of pain for more the 4 hours

    • B. 

      No more than 3 days after the initial dose or ever 6 days there after

    • C. 

      Every 3 days

    • D. 

      Every 48 hours

    • E. 

      Option 5

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