A bar code
The process of granting recognition or vouching for conformance with a standard
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
The general peocess of formally recognizing professional or technicial competence
The process of making a list or being enrolled on an existing list
None of the above
Provision of optimal drug therapy for all patients.
Preparation and compounding of medications for patients
Bulk preparation and distribution of drug products
Safe ordering, procurement, and storage od medications
Personnel orientation, training, and evaluation
Correct aseptic(sterile) technique.
Activities of technicians outside the workplace.
Position or job description
Name and address of the pharmacy
Name of the prescriber
Serial number of the prescription
Telephone number of the patient
As many times as the pharmacist deems necessary
As many times as the prescriber indicates on the prescription within a specified time period.
Only at the location where itwas originally filled
Drugs with no accepted medical use in the United States.
Drugs with a low to moderate potiental for physical dependence.
Drugs that are available without a prescription
Drugs with no potiental for abuse.
Prescription drugs may be exempt if the prescriber or consumer requests noncompliant packaging
Household cleaners must be packaged in childproof containers
A limited number of prescription drugs are exempt (such as sublingual nitroglycerin)
The special packaging requirements are extended to nonprescription drugs
Placed under the tongue
Dissolved in a liquid and release bubbles
Placed inside a cheek
Chewed before swallowing
Drug therapy review
Both a and b
Home blood pressure monitoring device
Potassium-containing salt substitute
The generic name is levothyroxine
The usual dose is 50-100g/day
It is usually given three times a day
It is used to treat diabetes
The patient must sign an informed consent
Participation is voluntary
The patient may withdraw from the study at any time
The patient must be paid
150ml with one refill
File the prescription as a schedule III controlled substance.
Affix an auxiliary label cautioning against tasks requiring alertness or driving
Verify the patient is not allergic to Tylenol or codeine
Inform the patient that this medication is a potent anti-inflammatory agent
Have the pharmacist ascertain wheather an opthalmic or otic product is to be dispensed
Tell the patient to take the prescription back to the physician for correction
Affix a "for the eye" auxiliary label
Wash hands before dispensing so the drops will remain sterile
Digoxin and captopril
Prednisone and dexamethasone
Quinidine and quinine
Fluoxetine and fluorouracil
Prepare the dose in the laminar airflow hood using sterile technique
Inform the pharmacist the patient has a penicillin allergy recorded
Convert the dosage from grams to grains so the nurse will know how much to give
Confirm that she has the right drug- many other drugs sound similar
Both a and c
An over-the-counter preparation is available
It reduces the acidity of the stomach
Using samples of this product is a good way to save money in the hospital
It interacts with many other drugs
The customer is not a legitimate patient
The patient does not appear to be enrolled in the insurance program; check for errors such as misspelling of the patients name
The patient does not have any condition that requires treatment
The patient cannot find his prescription
You should only use regular insulin, The other insulins cannot be given IV
You do not need to bother making the IV in the laminar airflow hood, because insulin is an antibiotic
Because the dose is in units, you cannot measure the volume in millimeters
You must sign out the dose on the narcotic log
None of the above
Ensure the patients allergies are recorded in the computer
Affix an expiration date to the label after preparing the suspension
Affix an auxiliary lablel stating "shake well before using"
Prepare the medication in the laminar airflow hood
The package insert
The "Handbookon Injectable Drugs"
All of the above
By a technician
All of the above
Fill only one drug; they are both the same kind of drug
Notify the pharmacist that the patient has orders for two drugs of the same class
Call the doctor to see which drug to use
Tell the nursethat there is a dangerous drug interaction between these drugs
Call 911 immediately
Call the physician whose name appears on the prescription
Discreetly notify the pharmacist so that the appropriate action may be taken.
Ask the customer how he got the prescription
Wear gloves only if you are allergic to etopside
Flush the extra contents of the vial down the sink drain
Prepare in a biological safety cabinet. (BSC)
Not add any extra labels-they are too confusing for the nurse
Suggest aspirin; it's the least expensive antipyretic
Inform the pharmacist that the mother would like help choosing a nonprescription product.
Offer to sell the mother some drug samples
Suggest over-the-counter diphenhydramine
Inform the patient that this drug is a corticosteroid that has many serious side effects.
Include the following specific directions on the label: "Inhale 2 puffs into each nostril three times a day"
Provide the patient with the "for the patient" instructions included with the inhaler
Tell the patient to use this inhaler only when she really needs it
Notify the pharmacist if the patient is also buying aspirin; there is an interaction between these medications
Give the lower dose just to be safe if the strength is unclear(10mg versus 1.0mg)
Tell the patient to take an iron supplement because this drug thins the blood
Tell the patient to eat foods high in vitamin K
Can I take this drug with my blood pressure medicine?
I keep using this spray, but my nose seems to get stuffier. Should I use it more often?
Is a less expensive generic of the same nose spray available?
I've had this cold for four weeks. Do you think I should see a doctor?
Dispense the capsules instead
Alert the pharmacist to the problem
Ask the patient which concentration he prefers
Prepare the prescription with a 250mg/5ml concentration, because it is the most frequently ordered
Failure to rotate stock appropriately
Preparing one prescription at a time
Reading the drug product label carefully
None of the above
All of the above
Tell the patient to cut the tablets in half and take one-half tablet daily
Ask the patient to bring the prescription back to the pharmacy so that you can secretly exchange it for the correct dose
Explain the situation to the pharmacist, correct the error and document the error per procedures
Prepare a new prescription with the 0.125mg strength and inform the patient that the pharmacists are solely responsible fro the accuracy of prescriptions
Are the same for technicians from hospital to hospital
Are written descriptions outlining employee responsibilities
Are the same for pharmacists and technicians
Apply only to upper-level hospital managers