Sterile Compounding Trivia Quiz!

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Sterile Compounding Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    If the child's ( 2 yrs to 6 yrs)  dose of Diphenhydramine Elixir (12.5mg/5ml strength) is 25mg/day;  a dose would be how many milliliters if dosed four times a day?  How many teaspoonsful?
    • A. 

      5ml or one teaspoonful

    • B. 

      2.5ml or one-half teaspoonful

    • C. 

      20ml or 4 teaspoonful

  • 2. 
    If the child's ( 2 yrs to 6 yrs)  dose of Diphenhydramine Elixir (12.5mg/5ml strength) is 25mg/day;  a dose would be how many milliliters if dosed four times a day?  How many teaspoonsful?
    • A. 

      5ml or one teaspoonful

    • B. 

      2.5ml or one-half teaspoonful

    • C. 

      20ml or 4 teaspoonful

  • 3. 
    U-100 Humulin N insulin indicates ________per ______.
    • A. 

      100 units per milliliter

    • B. 

      5mg per 5ml

    • C. 

      100mg per milliliter

  • 4. 
    Milligrams are weights of drugs, units refers to _________.
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Liquids

    • C. 

      Activity or potency of natural products

  • 5. 
    Heparin 20,000 units in 1 ml.   You wish to give 15,000 units.  How many ml will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.2ml

    • B. 

      0.75ml

    • C. 

      1.5ml

  • 6. 
    You have penicillin 600,000 units in 2ml.  You wish to administer 150,000 units.  How many ml will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.5ml

    • B. 

      0.25ml

    • C. 

      4ml

  • 7. 
    A fluid ounce contains 3 gram of medication.   How many mg are in one teaspoonful?
    • A. 

      100mg

    • B. 

      1500mg

    • C. 

      500mg

  • 8. 
    The agency that supervises the development, testing, purity, safety, and effectiveness of prescription and over-the-counter medications is known as the:
    • A. 

      Board of Pharmacy

    • B. 

      Drug Enforcement Administration

    • C. 

      Food and Drug Administration

  • 9. 
    State boards of pharmacy:
    • A. 

      Represent the interest of pharmacists to the state legislature and other state agencies

    • B. 

      Regulate the manufacturing of controlled substances

    • C. 

      Are responsible for protecting their citizens' health and welfare with regard to pharmacy services

  • 10. 
    Which of the following publications is the official information on generic equivalence?
    • A. 

      USP-NF

    • B. 

      Orange Book

    • C. 

      PDR

  • 11. 
    The FDA rates generic products on their bioequivalency to the branded product.  A-rated drugs are considered by the FDA to be therapeutically equivalent while B-rated drugs are either considered not to be therapeutically equivalent or there is  no sufficient information to determine their therapeutic equivalency.   Therefore "A" Codes include:
    • A. 

      AA, AB, AN, AO, AP, or AT

    • B. 

      BC

    • C. 

      DESI drugs

  • 12. 
    Desi drugs not considered to be therapeutically equivalent, and generally pre-date the FDA's testing standards.   Examples are:
    • A. 

      Augmentin, Amoxil, and Ampicillin

    • B. 

      Librax, Donnatal, and Phenobarbital

    • C. 

      Paregoric

  • 13. 
    Procedures for withdrawing fluid from a multiple-dose vial include which three?
    • A. 

      Choose correct syringe size, pull back the plunger of the syringe to the desired volume that you want to extract, place the bevel of the needle facing up, on top of the vial closure, and push needle into the vial at a 45 degree angle with bevel facing up and inject air into the container

    • B. 

      Insert the tip of the needle into the fluid and pull back on the syringe, tip the ampule if needed to remove the desired amount of fluid, and change the needle on the syringe to a filter needle to filter any small glass particles from the fluid as it is added to the final product

    • C. 

      Insert the needle straight into the additive port, but be careful not to puncture the sides of teh injection port and be sure to choose a needle long enough to puncture the inner seal at the injection port, then inject fluid into the container

  • 14. 
    Filer needles are used when:
    • A. 

      Reconstituting powdered medication in a vial

    • B. 

      The medication being compounded is not sterile

    • C. 

      Medication from an ampule is used

  • 15. 
    Labels prepared by the pharmacy for sterile products include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Diluent name and volume

    • B. 

      Stability expiration date and time

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Small-volume parenterals are:
    • A. 

      Often delivered as "piggybacks" along witih large volume fluids

    • B. 

      Designed to provide the patient's nutritional needs

    • C. 

      Designed to prevent the patient from dehydrating

  • 17. 
    Compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) are preparations that are made using sterile or non-sterile ingredients that must not contain bacteria in the final product.   The process used to avoid contamination while compounding sterile products is known as:
    • A. 

      Non-sterile compounding

    • B. 

      Aseptic technique

    • C. 

      IV compounding

  • 18. 
    The Rx tells you to add one gram of vancomycin to a 250-ml container of dextrose 5% in water and give intravenously over a 2-hour period, repeated every 12 hours for 10 days. Why would you not prepare the entire 20 doses at the same time?
    • A. 

      2 hours is all the patient needs

    • B. 

      Vancomycin will not be stable in D5W

    • C. 

      Because of the relatively short shelf life of many IV medications

  • 19. 
    It is recommended that chemotherapy drugs and some antibiotics be compounded in a vertical laminar-flow hood (biological safety cabinet), because
    • A. 

      Horizontal laminar-flow hoods blow a mild current of air directly at the person, resulting in repeated contact with medications

    • B. 

      There are too many ingredients

    • C. 

      HEPA filter should always be aligned in front of the person

  • 20. 
    Low-risk CSPs are compounded in a ISO Class 5 environment, such as a laminar air flow hood.   Example of a low-risk CSP is:
    • A. 

      A 12-hour or less beyond-use-date

    • B. 

      TPN prepared from 4.5% amino acid solution and 22% dextrose, with four electrolytes, multiple vitamins, trace elements, insulin, and ranitidine

    • C. 

      Rx for a high-potency morphine solution that can only be made by using non-sterile morphine powder

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