Pyxis Elearning Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A profiled Pyxis MedStation needs to have a medication order verified by the pharmacist before you can remove the medication from the ADC.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In a profiled Pyxis MedStation, the pharmacist needs to verify a medication order before it can be removed from the automated dispensing cabinet (ADC). This verification process ensures that the medication is appropriate for the patient and helps prevent medication errors. By requiring pharmacist verification, the system promotes patient safety and ensures that only authorized medications are dispensed. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 2. 

    If your Bio-ID scan fails, you must:

    • A.

      Ensure that the Bio-ID scan is clean

    • B.

      Ensure that you are pressing your finger firmly and completely over the scanning lense

    • C.

      Try bio-scanning a different finger

    • D.

      Notify your manager that you are unable to register your Bio-ID

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    If your Bio-ID scan fails, you must ensure that the Bio-ID scan is clean, ensure that you are pressing your finger firmly and completely over the scanning lens, try bio-scanning a different finger, and notify your manager that you are unable to register your Bio-ID.

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  • 3. 

    A witness is required to:

    • A.

      Inventory Controlled Substances

    • B.

      Waste Controlled Substances

    • C.

      Return Controlled Substances

    • D.

      Choice A+B

    • E.

      Choice A, B, +C

    Correct Answer
    E. Choice A, B, +C
    Explanation
    A witness is required to inventory controlled substances, waste controlled substances, and return controlled substances. This means that the witness is responsible for keeping track of the inventory of controlled substances, disposing of any waste properly, and ensuring that any controlled substances that are returned are accounted for. Therefore, the correct answer is Choice A, B, +C.

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  • 4. 

    Medication overrides are to be used when waiting for drug verification from the pharmacist could cause:

    • A.

      Irritation to the nurse waiting for the medication

    • B.

      Patient harm

    • C.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Patient harm
    Explanation
    Medication overrides are used when waiting for drug verification from the pharmacist could cause patient harm. This means that if the nurse waits for the pharmacist to verify the medication, there is a risk that the patient's health and safety could be compromised. Therefore, medication overrides are necessary to ensure that the patient receives the required medication in a timely manner, reducing the potential harm that could occur.

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  • 5. 

    A discrepancy is created when:

    • A.

      A medication is removed on override

    • B.

      The actual medication count is different from the expected count at the pyxis medstation.

    • C.

      The Bio-ID scan does not work

    Correct Answer
    B. The actual medication count is different from the expected count at the pyxis medstation.
    Explanation
    A discrepancy is created when the actual medication count is different from the expected count at the Pyxis medstation. This means that there is a variance between the recorded inventory of medications and the quantity that should be present according to the system. This could be due to various reasons such as human error, theft, or misplacement of medications. It is important to identify and resolve such discrepancies to ensure accurate medication management and patient safety.

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  • 6. 

    A Physician Order needs to be communicated to the RN prior to an override medication removal from the pyxis medstation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it is important for a physician order to be communicated to the RN before any medication is removed from the pyxis medstation through an override. This ensures that the medication is being administered correctly and safely, as the RN needs to be aware of the specific instructions provided by the physician. Without the physician order being communicated, there is a risk of medication errors or improper administration, which could have negative consequences for the patient's health.

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  • 7. 

    Please choose the true statement regarding Controlled substances that are not stored in the Pyxis Medstation.

    • A.

      A controlled substance that is not stored in pyxis will be delivered to the unit with a pink Record of Controlled Substance Disposition form.

    • B.

      All controlled substances that are wasted need to be recorded and witnessed on the pink Record of Controlled Sustance Disposition form.

    • C.

      All Pink Record of Controlled Substance Disposition forms need to be returned to pharmacy after use.

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above statements are true regarding controlled substances that are not stored in the Pyxis Medstation. Controlled substances that are not stored in Pyxis will be delivered to the unit with a pink Record of Controlled Substance Disposition form. All controlled substances that are wasted need to be recorded and witnessed on the pink Record of Controlled Substance Disposition form. Additionally, all Pink Record of Controlled Substance Disposition forms need to be returned to the pharmacy after use.

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