PTCB Law Review

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Law & Ethics review for PTCB Exam


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  • 1. 
    The drug enalapril belongs in which of the following classification groups?
    • A. 

      Beta blocker

    • B. 

      ACE inhibitor

    • C. 

      NSAID

    • D. 

      Antiemetic

  • 2. 
    A prescription for which of the following medications could  not be written with refills?
    • A. 

      Nifedipine

    • B. 

      Lorazepam

    • C. 

      Methylphenidate

    • D. 

      Hydrocodone/acetaminophen

  • 3. 
    Diphenhydramine is the generic name for which of the following drugs?
    • A. 

      Benadryl

    • B. 

      Dramamine

    • C. 

      Bentyl

    • D. 

      Soma

  • 4. 
    What document is used as proof of receipt of a controlled substance, according to the DEA?
    • A. 

      Packing slip

    • B. 

      Invoice

    • C. 

      Purchase order

    • D. 

      DEA form 222a

  • 5. 
    Prescription medications are often refered to as _________________ drugs because of the federal law that requires the packaging to display the following message: "Federal Law prohibits dispensing without a prescription"
    • A. 

      Controlled

    • B. 

      Legend

    • C. 

      Prescription

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The portion of the retail price of a prescription that the patient must pay is known as the:
    • A. 

      Deductable

    • B. 

      Co-pay

    • C. 

      Average wholesale price

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    According to the Controlled Substance Act, in what class of controlled medication is Lortab 5?
    • A. 

      V

    • B. 

      IV

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      II

  • 8. 
    Medications that are prepackaged into unit-dose or unit of use containers must have the following information included on the package labeling:
    • A. 

      Patients name, dispensing date, name of medication and directions for use

    • B. 

      Medication name and strength, lot number, and expiration date

    • C. 

      Medication name and strength, lot number, and directions for use

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    According to federal law, what is the maximum number of refills permitted for a schedule III controlled substance?
    • A. 

      Six refills within 1 year

    • B. 

      Three refills within 90 days

    • C. 

      Five refills within six months

    • D. 

      No refills are allowed

  • 10. 
    In the NDC 69907-3110-01, what do the numbers 3110 identify?
    • A. 

      Manufacturer

    • B. 

      Drug product

    • C. 

      Package size

    • D. 

      Number of tablets in the bottle

  • 11. 
    The trade name for glipizide is:
    • A. 

      Diabinese

    • B. 

      Micronase

    • C. 

      Glucophage

    • D. 

      Glucotrol

  • 12. 
    KCL supplements are most often used in combination with:
    • A. 

      Labetalol

    • B. 

      Lisinopril

    • C. 

      Naproxen

    • D. 

      Furosemide

  • 13. 
    Na is the chemical symbol for which of the following elements?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Nickel

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Sodium

  • 14. 
    The federal law enaccted in 1970 that requires the use of child-resistant safety caps on all dispensing containers unless otherwise desired by the patient is known as the:
    • A. 

      Controlled Substances Act

    • B. 

      Poison Prevention Act

    • C. 

      Bueller-Farris Act

    • D. 

      Harrison Narcotic Act

  • 15. 
    If one your pharmacy's patients has had an adverse drug reaction, ____________ should be used to report it.
    • A. 

      The HCFA form

    • B. 

      The MedWatch form

    • C. 

      The Universal Claim Form

    • D. 

      DEA from 222c

  • 16. 
    What schedule of controlled substances does the drug Darvocet N-100 fall under?
    • A. 

      II

    • B. 

      III

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      V

  • 17. 
    A list of medications that a physician may prescribe from within a given setting is called:
    • A. 

      An MSDS

    • B. 

      A formulary

    • C. 

      A closed panel of drugs

    • D. 

      An open system

  • 18. 
    Of the drugs listed, which one could not be phoned in or filled with refills added?
    • A. 

      Hydrocodone

    • B. 

      Acetaminophen

    • C. 

      Codeine

    • D. 

      Gabapentin

  • 19. 
    A drug subject to a ___________ recall would not likely cause harm to the patient, since this recall class is the least severe.
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class II

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Class V

  • 20. 
    The form used fro ordering schedule II narcotics is known as:
    • A. 

      DEA form 240

    • B. 

      DEA form 222c

    • C. 

      DEA form 121

    • D. 

      DEA form 121

  • 21. 
    The Orange Book is most often used to find:
    • A. 

      Generic equivalents

    • B. 

      Direct prices

    • C. 

      Therapuetic equivalents

    • D. 

      Manufacturer's standards

  • 22. 
    Of the following tasks involved in a pharmacy practice, which is a pharmacy technician allowed by law to perform?
    • A. 

      Giving or receiving a verbal copy

    • B. 

      Counseling a patient on the use of a medication

    • C. 

      Receiving a verbal order from a provider

    • D. 

      No Rx means no pseudo ephedrine

  • 23. 
    What organization requires that oral products be stored seperate from inhaled products, topical preparations be separated from injectables, and so on?
    • A. 

      ASHP

    • B. 

      PTCB

    • C. 

      APHA

    • D. 

      JCAHO

  • 24. 
    OBRA 90 is an acronym for the:
    • A. 

      Omnibus Budget Recommendation Act of 1990

    • B. 

      Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990

    • C. 

      Omni Bus Reconciliation Act of 1990

    • D. 

      Omni Bus Recognition Act of 1990

  • 25. 
    The only drug approved to treat high blood pressure during pregnancy is:
    • A. 

      Lidocaine

    • B. 

      Clonidine

    • C. 

      Metoprolol

    • D. 

      Methyldopa