Hospital Pharmacy MCQ Questions And Answers

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Hospital Pharmacy MCQ Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of quickly obtaining an out-of-stock medication in an urgent situation is called _________. 
    • A. 

      Emergency drug procurement

    • B. 

      Bulk compounding log

    • C. 

      Code cart

    • D. 

      Final fllter

  • 2. 
    What is the area designed for the preparation of sterile products called?
    • A. 

      Clean room

    • B. 

      Formulary

    • C. 

      In-patient pharmacy

  • 3. 
    Voluntary or involuntary removal of a drug product by the manufacturer, usually pertaining to a particular shipment or lot number is called _______. 
    • A. 

      Code cart

    • B. 

      IVPB

    • C. 

      Recall

  • 4. 
    A system in which medications are dispensed from an automated unit at the point of use is called ________. 
    • A. 

      Batching

    • B. 

      Automated dispense system

    • C. 

      Code cart

  • 5. 
    A list of drugs stocked at the hospital which have been selected is based on _______.  
    • A. 

      Closed formulary

    • B. 

      Formulary

    • C. 

      Open formulary

  • 6. 
    A pharmacy located in a hospital that services only those patients in the hospital and its axillary area is called ___________. 
    • A. 

      In-patient pharmacy

    • B. 

      Out- patient pharmacy

    • C. 

      Satellite pharmacy

  • 7. 
    The main  in-patient pharmacy in a hospital that has pharmacy satellites
    • A. 

      Community hospital

    • B. 

      Central pharmacy

    • C. 

      Community central pharmacy

  • 8. 
    Advance preparation of large quantities of unit-dose oral solutions/suspensions or small volume parentals for future use is called __________.
    • A. 

      Batching

    • B. 

      Bulk compounding log

    • C. 

      Formulating

  • 9. 
    A record of medications compounded in the pharmacy is called _________. 
    • A. 

      Bulk compounding log

    • B. 

      Compounding log

    • C. 

      Yule time log

  • 10. 
    Medications which must be prepared by following a specific recipe or formula, usually because they are not available commercially are called ______________. 
    • A. 

      Compounds

    • B. 

      Private compounds

    • C. 

      Extemporaneous compounds

  • 11. 
    The type of formulary that requires physicians to order only the medications on the formulary list is known as ____________. 
    • A. 

      Closed formulary

    • B. 

      Open formulary

    • C. 

      Formulary

  • 12. 
    A computerized patient medical record; also known as an electronic health record (EHR) is __________. 
    • A. 

      Electronic medical record

    • B. 

      EMR

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A device placed at the end of an IV line that is used to remove particulate matter is known as __________. 
    • A. 

      Final filter

    • B. 

      Dept filter

    • C. 

      Hepa filter

  • 14. 
    Name the process in which the pharmacy technician goes to specific nursing units to find out what IV drips will be needed later that day. 
    • A. 

      Drip rounds

    • B. 

      Formulary

    • C. 

      Pharmacy math

  • 15. 
    A small volume parenteral added into or "piggybacked" on to a large volume parenteral (LVP) is ___________. 
    • A. 

      IVPB

    • B. 

      Intraveous piggy-back

    • C. 

      All the above

  • 16. 
    A sterile , preservative-free medication administered into a patient's epidural space (located near the spinal cord and backbone) is known as _______. 
    • A. 

      Epidural

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Steroids

  • 17. 
    A form that tracks the medications administered to a patient is called __________. 
    • A. 

      Formulary

    • B. 

      Medication administration record

    • C. 

      Patients wrist band

  • 18. 
    Medications having limited availability due to cost, manufacturing problems, or safety concerns are called _____________. 
    • A. 

      Reconstitute

    • B. 

      Standing order

    • C. 

      Restricted distrubtion

  • 19. 
    The amount of a drug product that should be kept on the pharmacy shelf is called _________. 
    • A. 

      Standing order

    • B. 

      Par

    • C. 

      Restricted distribution

  • 20. 
    Protein, carboydrates, and essential nutrients given to the patient through an IV line are known as _________. 
    • A. 

      PRN order

    • B. 

      Total parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    The branch of in-patient pharmacy responsible for preparing, dispensing, and monitoring medications for specific patient areas is called ____________. 
    • A. 

      Pharmacy satellite

    • B. 

      Central pharmacy

    • C. 

      Out-patient pharmacy

  • 22. 
    A system that shuttles objects through a tube using compressed air as the force is called _________. 
    • A. 

      Pneumatic tube

    • B. 

      TPN

    • C. 

      PRN

  • 23. 
    A hospital pharmacy that services patients who have left the hospital or who are visiting doctors in a hospital outpatient clinic is known as __________.
    • A. 

      Outpatient pharmacy

    • B. 

      Pharmacy satellite

    • C. 

      Center pharmacy

  • 24. 
    Name the process of making solution or supsension by adding water or other diluent to a pre-made powder form of a drug in a drug bottle. 
    • A. 

      Compounding

    • B. 

      Reconstitution

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Medication that will expire soon after preparation within 1-6hr after preparation is called _________. 
    • A. 

      Standing order

    • B. 

      Par

    • C. 

      Short stability

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