Clinical Pharmacy Practice Questions And Answers

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Do you work in the public health sector, or do you wish to do the same? Check out these clinical pharmacy practice questions and answers and see how well you know about pharmaceutics. Clinical pharmacy is a health science branch in which pharmacists provide overall taking care to the patients, from medication therapy to disease prevention. If you score more than 70% marks on this quiz, you will be a great pharmacist. If you don't, you still need to learn a few important things about pharmacy. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Among the system related constraints of pharmaceutical care practice is/are:
    • A. 

      No enough time is available.

    • B. 

      Lack of finance

    • C. 

      Lack of the source of reimbursement

    • D. 

      Both A and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Pharmaceutical caring process must be based on a convenient relationship for all those concerned to work toward the resolution of all experienced and potential drug related problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Currently the main concern of the pharmacist is to sell as much as possible
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements regarding philosophy of practice of any profession is/are incorrect ?
    • A. 

      It represents a set of values that guides behaviours associated with a professional practice.

    • B. 

      It directs what and how the practitioners perform their functions on a day-to-day basis.

    • C. 

      More than one statement is incorrect .

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    While in theory, pharmaceutical care seems like a logical and practical form of pharmacy, it has faced difficulty in implementation!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The philosophy of pharmaceutical care consists of four discrete elements expressed as a practitioner commitment to perform all of the following activities except:
    • A. 

      Perform activities to meet patients need based on practitioner preferences.

    • B. 

      Optimize the use of medications and minimize drug related morbidity.

    • C. 

      Caring for another patient through the development and maintenance of a therapeutic relationship.

    • D. 

      Providing service to justify their elevated position and privileges in society.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The Pharmacotherapy Workup is a logical thought process that guides the work and decisions as the clinician assesses the patients drug-related needs and identifies drug therapy problems
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The patient caring process used by pharmaceutical care practitioners is:
    • A. 

      Similar to the caring process used by all health care practitioners who provide direct patient care.

    • B. 

      A step-wise structure that guides the practitioner and patient through each step.

    • C. 

      A process includes an assessment, care plan, and follow-up evaluation.

    • D. 

      Both B and C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The conditions most frequently encountered in pharmaceutical care practice are different from those encountered in medical practice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Documentation system used in pharmacy practice:
    • A. 

      Has a standard format that is different from standards applied to physicians and nursing documentation

    • B. 

      Refers to creating a pharmaceutical care patient chart that records the information used, decisions made and outcomes achieved at each patient encounter.

    • C. 

      Only two options are correct.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

    • E. 

      Is essential so that care can be evaluated by others and constantly improved.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements regarding pharmaceutical care philosophy of practice is/are correct ?
    • A. 

      The philosophy of practice of pharmaceutical care describes that the practitioners have social obligation of minimizing drug related morbidity and mortality.

    • B. 

      The pharmacist must use their expert knowledge and skills to help others in society to solve or prevent a specific set of serious problems.

    • C. 

      All of the above are correct.

    • D. 

      None of the Above are correct.

  • 12. 
    The patients current medication records :
    • A. 

      Order to be most useful, it is constructed the following format: indication- drug product- dosage regimen - response.

    • B. 

      Is organized by drug classes.

    • C. 

      Only two options are correct.

    • D. 

      Must contain all the medications the patient is taking (prescription, OTC, vitamins, natural products, home remedies).

    • E. 

      All of the above are correct .

  • 13. 
    Ernest and Grizzle found that the cost of preventable DRPs is almost as much as we spend purchasing prescription drugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following statements regarding therapeutic relationship is/are incorrect?
    • A. 

      A relationship that is based on mutual respect and trust.

    • B. 

      The stronger the personal relationship is the more likely that positive therapeutic relationship can occur.

    • C. 

      It fosters open communication between patient and practitioner.

    • D. 

      All of the options are incorrect.

  • 15. 
    It is obligatory for the pharmaceutical care practitioner to determine all of the following to make a rational drug therapy decision except:
    • A. 

      What the patient had taken in the past and how well those medications worked or Whether they caused adverse events.

    • B. 

      The current drug therapies the patient is taking.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

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