Controlled Substances Trivia Quiz!

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Controlled Substances Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Medical Center policy for controlled substances is based on federal law, DEA, and VA regulations (VHA Handbook 1108.01, Controlled Substances).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Only pharmacists will be expected to adhere to the provisions in this policy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Any identified discrepancy in inventory will be reported immediately to the Nurse Manager, Chief of Pharmacy, and the Controlled Substance Coordinator for follow-up and resolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When it is necessary to "waste" part of a controlled substance from an inpatient ward an entry in Omnicell documenting the usage will include the amount given.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A witness is required for all waste activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Removal and disposal of transdermal narcotics must be done in the presence of another nurse (two RNs or an RN and an LPN).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Documentation of wastage of narcotics in a PCA syringe or an epidural bag must also be documented on the PCA Flow Sheet or the Epidural Flow Sheet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Any suspected theft, diversion, or suspicious loss of drugs will be immediately reported to the CSC, VHA medical center Police Service, and the Medical Center Director for investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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