PTCB Practice Exam III

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  • 1. 

    Which route of medication administration is used to inject drugs into the top skin layers?

    • A.

      Subcutaneous

    • B.

      Hypodermic

    • C.

      Intradermal

    • D.

      Intra-arterial

    Correct Answer
    C. Intradermal
    Explanation
    Intradermal is the correct answer because it refers to the route of medication administration where drugs are injected into the top layers of the skin. This route is commonly used for diagnostic purposes, such as administering a tuberculosis skin test or allergy testing. The medication is injected just below the epidermis, into the dermis layer of the skin. This route allows for slow absorption and a localized effect.

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  • 2. 

    A connection between two or more computer systems that allows the transfer of data is:

    • A.

      An interface

    • B.

      A terminal

    • C.

      A bar code

    • D.

      A window

    Correct Answer
    A. An interface
    Explanation
    An interface is a connection between two or more computer systems that enables the transfer of data. It allows these systems to communicate and exchange information with each other. This can be done through various methods such as wired or wireless connections. Interfaces can be physical, like USB or Ethernet ports, or they can be virtual, like software protocols. They provide a means for different systems to interact and share data, facilitating communication and collaboration between them.

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  • 3. 

    Certification is:

    • A.

      The process of granting recognition or vouching conformance with a standard

    • B.

      The process by which a nongovernmental agency or association grants recognition to an individual who has met certain predetermined qualifications specified by that agency or association

    • C.

      The general process of formally recognizing professional or technical competence

    • D.

      The process of making a list or being enrolled on an existing list

    Correct Answer
    B. The process by which a nongovernmental agency or association grants recognition to an individual who has met certain predetermined qualifications specified by that agency or association
    Explanation
    Certification refers to the process in which a nongovernmental agency or association acknowledges an individual's achievement of specific qualifications set by that agency or association. This recognition is granted to individuals who have met predetermined criteria and standards established by the certifying body. It is a formal way of acknowledging an individual's professional or technical competence in a particular field or area of expertise.

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  • 4. 

    An ongoing systematic process for monitoring, evaluating, and improving the quality of pharmacy service is:

    • A.

      Peer review

    • B.

      Quality assurance

    • C.

      Process validation

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Quality assurance
    Explanation
    Quality assurance is the correct answer because it refers to the ongoing systematic process of monitoring, evaluating, and improving the quality of pharmacy services. It involves the implementation of quality control measures, adherence to regulatory standards, and continuous assessment to ensure that the pharmacy service meets the required quality standards. Peer review, process validation, and none of the above are not specifically related to the systematic process of monitoring and improving the quality of pharmacy service.

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  • 5. 

    Sterile products should be prepared at least __________ in inside the laminar flow hood.

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    Sterile products should be prepared at least 6 feet inside the laminar flow hood. This is because the laminar flow hood provides a controlled and sterile environment for the preparation of sterile products. By working at least 6 feet inside the hood, it ensures that any potential contamination from the surrounding environment is minimized, reducing the risk of introducing microorganisms into the sterile products.

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  • 6. 

    The main concern of pharmacy practice today is:

    • A.

      Provision of optimal drug therapy for all patients

    • B.

      Preparation and compounding od medications for patients

    • C.

      Bull preparation and distribution of drug products

    • D.

      Safe ordering, procurement, and storage od medications,

    Correct Answer
    A. Provision of optimal drug therapy for all patients
    Explanation
    The main concern of pharmacy practice today is to provide optimal drug therapy for all patients. This means ensuring that patients receive the most appropriate medications for their conditions, taking into account their individual needs and any potential interactions or contraindications. It involves collaborating with healthcare professionals to optimize treatment outcomes and improve patient safety. The focus is on delivering effective and safe drug therapy that is tailored to each patient's specific requirements.

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  • 7. 

    A policies and procedures manual may provide guidance in each of the following areas except:

    • A.

      Personnel orientation, training, and evaluation

    • B.

      Correct aceptic (sterile) technique

    • C.

      Activities of technicians outside the workplace.

    • D.

      Position or jobdescription

    Correct Answer
    C. Activities of technicians outside the workplace.
    Explanation
    The policies and procedures manual serves as a guide for personnel orientation, training, and evaluation, as well as providing information about correct aseptic (sterile) technique and position or job description. However, it does not typically include guidance on activities of technicians outside the workplace.

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