On-line Pharmacy Technology Quiz

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On-line Pharmacy Technology Quiz

Quiz to test baseline knowledge of the online pharmacy system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the charge nurse is accepting the cart for the shift, she is accepting responsibility of:
    • A. 

      Medications only

    • B. 

      Treatments only

    • C. 

      Medications and Treatments

    • D. 

      PRN medications only

  • 2. 
     When accessing Missed Pour Review the charge nurse is reviewing all of the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Orders not Administered for Previous Shift

    • B. 

      Orders not Poured for the previous shift

    • C. 

      Orders not Administered from previous calendar date

    • D. 

      Orders not Administered up until current hour

  • 3. 
    The rationale for utilizing the scanner during a med pass is:
    • A. 

      It is a safety precaution to prevent administration of discontinued meds

    • B. 

      It provides a guarantee the medication in the package is correct

    • C. 

      It allows the nurse to complete her med pass faster

    • D. 

      It prevents the nurse from administering medications to the wrong patient

  • 4. 
    The cycled meds are delivered:
    • A. 

      Every day on each shift

    • B. 

      Every 48 hours on evening shift

    • C. 

      Weekly whenever pharmacy delivers them

    • D. 

      Every 72 hours on night shift

  • 5. 
    When should the charge nurse NOT reorder medications:
    • A. 

      If the medication stock is low

    • B. 

      If the medication is part of the cycled meds

    • C. 

      If the nurse accidently spills a bottle of liquid medication

    • D. 

      If it is a narcotic and only 2 pills are left

  • 6. 
     If a MD orders a stat medication, the nurse should first:
    • A. 

      Call the pharmacy immediately for delivery

    • B. 

      Borrow from another patient and return it after it has arrived

    • C. 

      Access the Med Dispense system to administer the medication

    • D. 

      Call the MD and ask him to change the order because it is not available

  • 7. 
    The nurse has several ways to access clinical documentation EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Looking in the Electronic MAR

    • B. 

      Clicking on the drop down and highlighting clinical documentation

    • C. 

      Looking into the Resident Chart

    • D. 

      Looking into electronic Physician Orders

  • 8. 
    When administering controlled medications the nurse must document:
    • A. 

      In both the Electronic MAR and Blue Narcotic Book

    • B. 

      Only in the Electronic Mar

    • C. 

      Only in the Blue Narcotic Book

    • D. 

      In both the Blue Narcotic Book and Resident chart

  • 9. 
      The following are acceptable reasons to skip a medication EXCEPT:  
    • A. 

      Resident refuses

    • B. 

      Resident at Dialysis

    • C. 

      Resident on a Leave of Absence

    • D. 

      Clinical Findings: refer to clinical documentation

  • 10. 
    The nurse is responsible for removing all MD orders from Pending Status, the nurse would access this information in the following area:  
    • A. 

      Nurse Approval

    • B. 

      Order Maintenance

    • C. 

      Missed Pour Review

    • D. 

      Physician Orders

  • 11. 
    The resident asks the nurse for something for pain after reporting an”8” on a 1-10 pain scale. The nurse administers the prescribed PRN medication; the PRN effectiveness of the medication should be documented:  
    • A. 

      One hour after administration

    • B. 

      After the nurse completes her mediation pass

    • C. 

      At the end of the shift

    • D. 

      Once the medication is administered; no follow up is needed

  • 12. 
    The nurse needs to initiate a Medication Error form for which of the following reasons:  
    • A. 

      The nurse skipped a medication because the resident refused

    • B. 

      The nurse administered the medication 30 minutes after the scheduled time

    • C. 

      The nurse crushed the med in applesauce when the resident prefers pudding

    • D. 

      The nurse did not administer a scheduled medication because she did not see it in the drawer

  • 13. 
    The nurse should initiate the E- report documentation:
    • A. 

      When her computer is running slow and she is falling behind schedule

    • B. 

      She is not comfortable with utilizing the Pharmacy on-line system

    • C. 

      The nursing supervisor announces for all staff to initiate E reports

    • D. 

      The nurse was instructed by the MD that he prefers E reports

  • 14. 
    Security and confidentiality of the Residents Personal Health Information (PHI) is important during the medication pass, the nurse uses the following to comply with HIPPA regulations Except:
    • A. 

      Click on the Hide icon when walking into a resident’s room

    • B. 

      Change your password only when nurse suspects it compromised

    • C. 

      Log in to the system to administer medications

    • D. 

      Lock medication cart when not in line of vision

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