Quiz - Sterile Formulations

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LVP SOLUTIONS - Special Solutions - Laminar Hoods - ampules - filters - sterile formulations


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  • 1. 
    Sealed glass containers with an elongated neck
    • A. 

      Gauge

    • B. 

      Ampules

    • C. 

      CSP

    • D. 

      Vial

  • 2. 
    A filter placed immediately before a solution patients vein
    • A. 

      Membrane filter

    • B. 

      Depth filter

    • C. 

      Final filter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    A high efficiency air filter
    • A. 

      HEPA filter

    • B. 

      Diluent

    • C. 

      Final filter

    • D. 

      Web filter

  • 4. 
    A solvent that dissolves a lyophilized powder or dilutes a solution
    • A. 

      Diluent

    • B. 

      Solvent

    • C. 

      Additive

    • D. 

      Admixture

  • 5. 
    A needle measurement
    • A. 

      Ampules

    • B. 

      Bevel

    • C. 

      Heparin lock

    • D. 

      Gauge

  • 6. 
    An angled surface, at the tip of a needle
    • A. 

      Bevel

    • B. 

      Bevel heel

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Shaft

  • 7. 
    Movement of particles in a solution through permeable membranes
    • A. 

      Filter

    • B. 

      Dialysis

    • C. 

      Flow rate

    • D. 

      Anhydrous

  • 8. 
    Methods that maintain sterility products
    • A. 

      Aseptic technique

    • B. 

      Bleaching

    • C. 

      A clean person

    • D. 

      Admixture

  • 9. 
    The resulting solution when a drug is added to a parenteral solution
    • A. 

      Admixture

    • B. 

      Solution

    • C. 

      Addtive

    • D. 

      Juice

  • 10. 
    A compounded sterile parenteral dosage form that will be parenterally administered.
    • A. 

      Coring

    • B. 

      Depth filter

    • C. 

      Compounded sterile preparation (CSP)

    • D. 

      Gauge

  • 11. 
    The rate (in ml/hour or ml/minute) at which the solution is administered to the patient.
    • A. 

      Gauge

    • B. 

      Coring

    • C. 

      Diluent

    • D. 

      Flow rate

  • 12. 
    An injection device used when a primary LVP solution is not a drug available.
    • A. 

      Heparin lock

    • B. 

      Bevel

    • C. 

      Final filter

    • D. 

      Ampules

  • 13. 
    A drug that is added to a parenteral solution
    • A. 

      Admixture

    • B. 

      Admixture

    • C. 

      Dialysis

    • D. 

      Flashball

  • 14. 
    Without water molecules
    • A. 

      Gauge

    • B. 

      Anhydrous

    • C. 

      Sq

    • D. 

      Bevel

  • 15. 
    When a needle damages the rubber closure of a parenteral container causing fragments to fall into  the container
    • A. 

      Coring

    • B. 

      Syringe ability

    • C. 

      Final filter

    • D. 

      Bevel

  • 16. 
    A filter that can filter solutions being drawn into or out of a syringe, but not both ways in the same procedure.
    • A. 

      Depth filter

    • B. 

      Web filter

    • C. 

      Membrane filter

    • D. 

      Final filter

  • 17. 
    A drugs molecular weight divided by its valence, a common measure of electrolyte concertation.
    • A. 

      Coring

    • B. 

      Valence

    • C. 

      Flow rate

    • D. 

      Equivalent weight

  • 18. 
    Flexible rubber tubing near the needle adapter of an administration set used to determine if the needle is properly placed in the vein
    • A. 

      Flashball

    • B. 

      Piggy back

    • C. 

      Heparinlock

    • D. 

      LVP

  • 19. 
    Chemicals produced by microorganisms that can cause fever reactions in patients
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Viuruses

    • C. 

      Pyrogens

    • D. 

      Microorganisms

  • 20. 
    Molecular particles that carry electric charges
    • A. 

      Ions

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      Lyophilized

  • 21. 
    When a solution has an osmolarity equivalent to that of blood
    • A. 

      Hypotonic

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Hypertoni

    • D. 

      Therapeutic

  • 22. 
    When a solution has a lesser osmolarity than that of blood
    • A. 

      Hypotonic

    • B. 

      Hypertonic

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      Tonic

  • 23. 
    When a solution has a greater osmolarity than that of blood
    • A. 

      Osmotic pressure

    • B. 

      Osmosis

    • C. 

      Hypertonic

    • D. 

      Isotonic

  • 24. 
    Freeze dried
    • A. 

      Valence

    • B. 

      Irrigation solution

    • C. 

      Lyophilized

    • D. 

      Pyrogen

  • 25. 
    Complex solutions with two base solutions (amino acids and dextrose) and additional micro-nutrients
    • A. 

      TNA

    • B. 

      TPA

    • C. 

      Admixture

    • D. 

      Ready-to-mix

  • 26. 
    A TPN sol. that contains intravenous fat emulsion
    • A. 

      TNA

    • B. 

      TPA

    • C. 

      SAT

    • D. 

      ACT

  • 27. 
    The action in which a drug in a higher concentration solution passes through a permeable membrane to a lower concentration solution
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Membrane filiter

    • C. 

      Isotonic

    • D. 

      Final filter

  • 28. 
    A solution placed in and emptied from the peritoneal cavity to remove toxic substances
    • A. 

      Irrigation solution

    • B. 

      Peritoneal dialysis solution

    • C. 

      Solutions

    • D. 

      Sterile solution

  • 29. 
    Large volume splash solutions used during surgical or urologic procedures to bathe and moisten body tissues.
    • A. 

      Isotonic

    • B. 

      Osmotic pressure

    • C. 

      Irrigation solution

    • D. 

      Osmosis

  • 30. 
    Continuous movement at a uniform rate in one direction
    • A. 

      Horizontal flow

    • B. 

      Veritical flow

    • C. 

      Laminar flow

    • D. 

      BSC

  • 31. 
    Different types of syringe tips
    • A. 

      Piggy backs

    • B. 

      Sharps

    • C. 

      Guage

    • D. 

      Slip-Tip, Luer-Lok, eccentric, oral ____

  • 32. 
    The part of the needle that attaches to the syringe
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Slip tip

    • C. 

      Plunger

    • D. 

      Ampule

  • 33. 
    The stem of the needle that provides the overall lenght of the needle
    • A. 

      Sharps

    • B. 

      Shaft

    • C. 

      Luer-lok

    • D. 

      Gauge

  • 34. 
    The hollow center of a needle
    • A. 

      Tunnel

    • B. 

      Barrel

    • C. 

      Lumen

    • D. 

      Valence

  • 35. 
    A filter that filters solution as the solution is expelled from the syringe
    • A. 

      Final filter

    • B. 

      Hepa filter

    • C. 

      Deptfilter

    • D. 

      Membrane filter

  • 36. 
    A characteristic of a solution determined by the number of dissolved particles in it
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Osmosis pressure

    • C. 

      Valence

    • D. 

      Sharps

  • 37. 
    Any object that can puncture or cut the skin of anyone who handles them
    • A. 

      Sharps

    • B. 

      Bevel

    • C. 

      Coring

    • D. 

      Cut

  • 38. 
    Small volume soltuions connected to an LVP
    • A. 

      Pyrogens

    • B. 

      Piggybacks

    • C. 

      Hypotonic

    • D. 

      SVP

  • 39. 
    The sum of the atomic weights of a molecule
    • A. 

      Valence

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Molecular weight

    • D. 

      SQ

  • 40. 
    Water molecules that attach to drug molecules
    • A. 

      Waters of hydration

    • B. 

      Hyptonic

    • C. 

      Aq

    • D. 

      Solution

  • 41. 
    The number of positive or negative charges on an ino
    • A. 

      Valence

    • B. 

      Ions

    • C. 

      Molecule weights

    • D. 

      Hypotonic

  • 42. 
    A speicially designed minibag where a drug is put into the SVP fluid just prior to administration
    • A. 

      Ready-to-mix

    • B. 

      Admixture

    • C. 

      TPN

    • D. 

      TNA

  • 43. 
    A laminar flow hood where the ari crosses the work area in a horizontal direction
    • A. 

      Veritical hood

    • B. 

      Laminar hood

    • C. 

      Hepa

    • D. 

      Horizontal flow hood

  • 44. 
    A laminar flow hood where the air crosses the work area in a veritical direction
    • A. 

      Horizontal flow hood

    • B. 

      Vertical flow hood

    • C. 

      Laminar hood

    • D. 

      Biological Safety Cabinet

  • 45. 
    Which parenteral solution is not required to be sterile
    • A. 

      Subcutaneous injection

    • B. 

      Vaginal

    • C. 

      Intranasal

    • D. 

      Inhalation

  • 46. 
    Pyrogens
    • A. 

      Grow in parenteral solutions

    • B. 

      Are not water soluble

    • C. 

      Produce fever

    • D. 

      Can be removed by filtration

  • 47. 
    The purpose of USP/NF 797 is the prevent harm and fatality to patients that can result from
    • A. 

      Nonsterile formulation

    • B. 

      Excessive bacterial endotoxins

    • C. 

      Large errors in the strengtht of correct ingredients

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 48. 
    Add-a-vial, Add-Vantage system, and the Mini-Bag Plus system are exmples of
    • A. 

      Prefilled syringe systems

    • B. 

      Multiple dose glass vial systems

    • C. 

      Ready-to-mix systems

    • D. 

      Dry powder for constitution systems

  • 49. 
    Multidose vials
    • A. 

      Can be reused within 48 hours if refrigerated

    • B. 

      Can be reused within 24 yours if refrigerated

    • C. 

      Do not contain preservatives

    • D. 

      Contain preservatives

  • 50. 
    Irregaton solutions are administered
    • A. 

      Throguh a filter needle

    • B. 

      Through a special administration set

    • C. 

      Orally

    • D. 

      By pouring them out of the bottle

  • 51. 
    The horizontal laminar flow hoods, air blows
    • A. 

      Down toward the work area

    • B. 

      Away from the operator

    • C. 

      Toward the operator

    • D. 

      Up toward the HEPA filter

  • 52. 
    With  laminar flow, the air moves in _______ direction
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 53. 
    If a laminar flow hood is turned off between aseptic procession sessions, how long should it run before it is used again?
    • A. 

      Does not matter

    • B. 

      At least 15 minutes

    • C. 

      At least 30 minutes

    • D. 

      It should never be turned off

  • 54. 
    Which is not a correct statement regarding clean room
    • A. 

      Must be a designated area of the pharmacy

    • B. 

      Must have restricted air flow

    • C. 

      Must accommodate most of the equipment for aseptic compounding

    • D. 

      Must have proper storage of supplies

  • 55. 
    Which must be used to create and maintain a sterile environment
    • A. 

      ISO Class 5 laminar flow hood

    • B. 

      Aseptic technique

    • C. 

      Positive pressure clean room

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    Aseptic techniques are methods used to maintain
    • A. 

      PH

    • B. 

      Sterility of sterile products

    • C. 

      Osmotic pressure

    • D. 

      Pyrogens

  • 57. 
    When using the laminar flow hood, a technician should work inside the hood at least
    • A. 

      Two inches

    • B. 

      Four inches

    • C. 

      Six inches

    • D. 

      Eight inches

  • 58. 
    Why is air generally injected into a vial before a volume of solution is removed
    • A. 

      Keeps the drug dissolved in the solution

    • B. 

      Provides a negative pressure in the vial so the solution will not spray when the needle is removed

    • C. 

      Helps withdraw the solution by pressurizing the vial

    • D. 

      Prevents the vial closure from coring

  • 59. 
    When opening an ampule, snap the ampule neck
    • A. 

      Toward the HEPA filter

    • B. 

      Away from the HEPA filter but toward sterile supplies that have been swabbed with an alcohol pad

    • C. 

      Toward the HEPA filter but away from sterile supplies that have not been swabbed with an alcohol pad

    • D. 

      Away from the HEPA filter or any other sterile supplies

  • 60. 
    You are to use 2.4 ml of diluent to reconstitute a vial of medication.  what size of syringe should be used?
    • A. 

      20 ml

    • B. 

      10 ml

    • C. 

      5 ml

    • D. 

      3 ml

  • 61. 
    Which part of an administration set is used to set the flow rate
    • A. 

      Spike

    • B. 

      Volume control chamber

    • C. 

      Flashball

    • D. 

      Needle adapter

  • 62. 
    Peristaltic, cassette, and elastomeric pumps are examples of
    • A. 

      Auto mixers

    • B. 

      Positives pressure pumps

    • C. 

      Controllers

    • D. 

      Administration sets

  • 63. 
    Incompatibilities between a drug and a base IV fluid are evident when_____ is observed
    • A. 

      A precipitate

    • B. 

      Gas evolution

    • C. 

      A color change

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 64. 
    Visual inspection of parenteral solutions can show the presence of ___ and ___.
    • A. 

      Particle contamination, precipitation

    • B. 

      PH, precipitation

    • C. 

      Chemical degradation of a drug, osmolarity

    • D. 

      Pyrogens, precipitation

  • 65. 
    Which concentration term used with parenteral solutions does not use the drugs molecular weight to determine its value
    • A. 

      Molarity

    • B. 

      Osmoles

    • C. 

      Equivalents

    • D. 

      Percentage weight per volume