Mosbys Pharmacy Technician 3rd Edition by Teresa Hopper -Test Bank A+

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Mosbys Pharmacy Technician 3rd Edition by Teresa Hopper -Test Bank A+

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Mosbys Pharmacy Technician 3rd Edition by Teresa Hopper -Test Bank A+

Chapter 6: Drug Information References

Test Bank

TRUE/FALSE

The classification of a drug is not important.

ANS: F

The classification of a drug is important because it puts the drug into the proper categories based on its chemical structure, its mechanism of action, its anatomical function, and/or its therapeutic use.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 185

NAT: [none]

The chemical name is derived from the drug’s chemical structure.

ANS: T

The founding company also assigns the chemical name (derived from the chemical structure) and the generic and trade names, which are also found in the product’s official label.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 185

NAT: [none]

Generic drug names do not typically begin with J.

ANS: T

Generic drug names do not typically begin with J or W because those letters do not exist in the languages of many countries outside of the United States that use generic drugs.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 185

NAT: [none]

Drug Facts and Comparisons is one of the least often used books by pharmacists.

ANS: F

Drug Facts and Comparisons is one of the most often used books by pharmacists.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 186

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Each drug referenced in the PDR has a complete description of the drug.

ANS: T

Each drug referenced in the PDR has a complete description of the drug, including its chemical structure and study results.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 187

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

The Orange Book is used to determine whether a generic drug is the same as a brand name drug.

ANS: T

The Orange Book is a comprehensive listing of approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations; it is provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This book is used to determine whether a generic drug is the same as a brand drug.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 189

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Orange Book publications are updated every 4 years.

ANS: F

The Orange Book publication is updated annually.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 190

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

The USP–NF provides access to official standards of the FDA.

ANS: T

The USP-NF provides access to official standards of the FDA.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 190

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Clinical Pharmacology is a rarely encountered electronic drug compendium used in retail and health system pharmacy settings.

ANS: F

Clinical Pharmacology is a commonly encountered electronic drug compendium used in retail and health system pharmacy settings.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 191

NAT: [none]

Examples of the various types of information available in Gold Standard/Elsevier products include the following: comprehensive drug details, including pharmacology and pharmacokinetics; contraindications; boxed warnings; precautions; Pregnancy Category; breast-feeding; indications and dosage for all populations; off-label uses; and adverse events.

ANS: T

All of this information may be found in Gold Standard/Elsevier products.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 191

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

MULTIPLE CHOICE

Micromedex Healthcare Evidence and Clinical Xpert provides online and mobile applications that can be used by:

a. Physicians c. Pharmacists

b. Nurses d. All of the above

ANS: D

Micromedex Healthcare Evidence and Clinical Xpert provides online and mobile applications that can be used by physicians, pharmacists, and nurses within a health care facility.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 192

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

The United States Pharmacopeia–National Formulary provides official standards for the:

a. Red Book

b. FDA

c. United States Pharmacists Pharmacopoeia

d. All of the above

ANS: B

The United States Pharmacopeia–National Formulary provides official standards for the FDA.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 190

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information provides drug monographs that list drug information including all but which of the following?

a. Acute toxicity c. Color

b. Laboratory and test references d. Drug interactions

ANS: C

Used mainly by hospitals, American Hospital Formulary Service Drug Information provides drug monographs that list drug information including the following: uses and off-label uses, specific dosage and administration information, drug interactions, adverse reactions, acute toxicity, preparations, chemistry and stability, mechanism of action, spectrum and resistance for antibiotics, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, laboratory and test references.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 190

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Trissel’s Handbook on Injectable Drugs is a well-known reference used for information on which kind of agents?

a. Narcotics c. Secret

b. Parenterals d. All of the above

ANS: B

Mostly used in the hospital setting, Trissel’s Handbook on Injectable Drugs is a well-known reference used for information on parenteral agents.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 194

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Although technicians cannot relay information from Trissel’s Handbook on Injectable Drugs to physicians or nurses, they can find the information and have it ready for the:

a. Physician c. Pharmacist

b. Nurse d. None of the above

ANS: C

Although technicians cannot relay information from Trissel’s Handbook on Injectable Drugs to physicians or nurses, they can find the information and have it ready for the pharmacist.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 194

NAT: [none]

The American Drug Index contains more than ____ Rx and OTC drugs.

a. 220,000 c. 22,000

b. 2200 d. 220

ANS: C

This book contains more than 22,000 Rx and OTC drugs.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 194

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics contains all but which of the following subjects?

a. Pharmacodynamics c. Drug metabolism pharmacogenomics

b. Drug transport d. Drug prices

ANS: D

Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics includes the following subjects: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug transport/drug transporters, drug metabolism pharmacogenomics, and principles of therapeutics in all areas of the body system.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 194

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs is published by:

a. APhA c. David Brandes

b. FDA d. The state board of pharmacy

ANS: A

The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs is published by the APhA.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 194

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Martindale’s The Complete Drug Reference provides information on drugs in:

a. Recall c. Compounds

b. Clinical use worldwide d. Generic and brand name drugs

ANS: B

Martindale’s The Complete Drug Reference provides information on drugs in clinical use worldwide.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 195

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy covers the entire scope of pharmacy, from the history of pharmacy and ____ to the specifics of industrial pharmacy and pharmacy practice.

a. Ethics c. Beliefs

b. Values d. Pharmacy technicians

ANS: A

Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy covers the entire scope of pharmacy, from the history of pharmacy and ethics to the specifics of industrial pharmacy and pharmacy practice.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 195

NAT: Module 30 | OBJ 24.2 (Comprehension) Discuss resources (e.g., journals, newsletters, educational conferences) for staying current with advances in pharmacy practice.

MATCHING

Match the term with the correct definition.

a. A list of drugs that are not normally stocked by the pharmacy

b. One of the longest published reference guides

c. A list of preferred drugs to be stocked by the pharmacy

d. Official label

e. The official prescribing information for a prescription drug; medication information sheet provided by the manufacturer that includes side effects, dosage forms, indications, and other important information

f. Name assigned to a medication or nonproprietary name of a drug

g. The shape of molecules and their location to one another in a given compound

h. Lists tablet and capsule identifications

i. Provides information on current dosages for pediatric patients

j. Categorization based on various characteristics

Chemical structure

Drug classification

Formulary

Generic name

Package insert

Non-formulary

Monograph

Drug Topics Red Book

Ident-A-Drug

Pediatric drug handbook

ANS: G PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

REF: p. 184 NAT: [none]

ANS: J PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: E PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: H PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: I PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

REF: p. 195

Hopper: Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician, 3rd Edition

Chapter 7: Prescription Processing

Test Bank

TRUE/FALSE

Filling a prescription is one of the most important and commonly performed duties of a pharmacy technician, regardless of the setting.

ANS: T

Filling a prescription is one of the most important and commonly performed duties of a pharmacy technician, regardless of the setting.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 206

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

Institutional pharmacies are located outside facilities such as hospitals, prisons, and other institutions.

ANS: F

Institutional pharmacies are located inside facilities such as hospitals, prisons, and other institutions.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 207

NAT: Module 1 | OBJ 30.1 (Comprehension) Compare and contrast the provision of direct patient care in various patient-care settings.

A prescription can arrive in a pharmacy by various methods.

ANS: T

A prescription can arrive in a pharmacy by various methods.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 207

NAT: Module 1 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

It is a bad idea for the pharmacist to know the prescriber who will be faxing prescriptions, because personal prejudices are likely to occur.

ANS: F

It is a good idea for the pharmacist to know the prescriber who will be faxing prescriptions, because forgery is more likely to occur otherwise.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 207

NAT: [none]

Additional information, such as allergies and current medical conditions, is also entered into the database for future reference.

ANS: T

Additional information, such as allergies and current medical conditions, is also entered into the database for future reference.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 207

NAT: Module 1 | OBJ 1.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with collection of patient specific technicians.

For injectable or intravenous medications, the pharmacy will also fill limited quantities and provide them to the patient’s care area, usually for the next 48 or 72 hours.

ANS: F

For injectable or intravenous medications, the pharmacy will also fill limited quantities and provide them to the patient’s care area, usually for the next 12 or 24 hours.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 210

NAT: Module 34 | OBJ 10.3 (Application) Follow established policies and procedures for placing pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, devices, and supplies in inventory under proper storage conditions.

The physician needs to check the prescription for the correct drug name, strength, dosage form, and amount and then sign the script.

ANS: T

The physician needs to check the prescription for the correct drug name, strength, dosage form, and amount and then sign the script.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 211

NAT: [none]

If a new stock bottle is opened to fill an order, mark it across the front with an X (in pencil) to alert fellow employees that it is not a full bottle.

ANS: F

If a new stock bottle is opened to fill an order, mark it across the front with an X (in pen) to alert fellow employees that it is not a full bottle.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 218

NAT: Module 23 | OBJ 5.2 (Application) Follow established policies and procedures to record the distribution of prescription medications.

Although many inpatient pharmacies are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, staffing is limited throughout the night, and computer dispensing systems can help increase staffing needs.

ANS: F

Although many inpatient pharmacies are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, staffing is limited throughout the night, and computer dispensing systems can help reduce staffing needs.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 219

NAT: [none]

States have passed regulations to mandate verbal, written, or both types of counseling to patients with each new prescription or refill.

ANS: T

While federal law specifically addresses requirements related to those patients under Medicaid, many states have passed regulations to mandate verbal, written, or both types of counseling to patients with each new prescription or refill.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 220

NAT: Module 1 | OBJ 7.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with patient counseling to optimize the use of medications, equipment, and devices can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians

MULTIPLE CHOICE

Federal law states that all prescriptions must be kept on file for a period of at least how many years?

a. 7 c. 2

b. 5 d. 3

ANS: C

Federal law states that all prescriptions must be kept on file for a period of at least 2 years, although each state may increase this amount.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 222

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

During which part of the workday are electronic backup copies usually made of all the orders in the system?

a. Beginning c. Middle

b. End d. All of the above

ANS: B

RAT: At the end of the workday, electronic backup copies are usually made of all the orders in the system in case of a computer malfunction.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 222

NAT: [none]

Interpreting, transcribing, producing labels, filling, and checking are the “____ and ____” of the pharmacy business.

a. Meat, potatoes c. Chocolate, peanut butter

b. Apples, bananas d. Peas, carrots

ANS: A

Interpreting, transcribing, producing labels, filling, and checking are the “meat and potatoes” of the pharmacy business.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 224

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

When it comes to medications and proper billing, responsibility falls on the:

a. Technician c. Nurse

b. Physician d. Pharmacist

ANS: D

Patients expect perfection when it comes to their medications and billing practices. This is clearly the responsibility of the pharmacist in charge, per pharmacy law, although technicians may also be held accountable.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 224

NAT: Module 26 | OBJ 8.1 (Application) Accurately identify the customer’s/patient’s method of payment for a prescription/medication order.

Which of these is not one of the five steps required for filling a prescription?

a. Filling the prescription c. Taking the prescription

b. Charging the customer d. Consulting the patient

ANS: B

The five steps include the following: taking the prescription, translating the prescription, entering information into the computer system, filling the prescription, and consulting the patient.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 207

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

In an outpatient setting the way in which prescriptions enter the pharmacy will determine the processing of the:

a. Billing c. Paperwork

b. Medication d. FDA

ANS: B

The way in which prescriptions enter the pharmacy will determine the processing of the medication.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 211

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

In a hospital pharmacy, computer entry can be done by a pharmacist or:

a. Technician c. Patient

b. Physician d. Nurse

ANS: A

In a hospital pharmacy, computer entry can be done by a pharmacist or technician.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 212

NAT: Module 36 | OBJ 1.2 (Application) When presented with a specific patient case, collect pertinent patient information for use by the pharmacist from the medical chart, patient profile or medical record with efficiency and accuracy.

From the beginning, it is important that the technician pay close attention to the prescription he or she is filling because this is where many ____ can be avoided.

a. Labels c. Drugs

b. Mistakes d. Dosages

ANS: B

From the beginning, it is important that the technician pay close attention to the prescription he or she is filling because this is where many mistakes can be avoided.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 213

NAT: Module 18 | OBJ 2.1 (Comprehension) Explain how state laws and regulations determine what activities associated with receiving and screening prescription/medication orders for completeness and authenticity can be delegated by pharmacists to technicians.

If the patient or the patient’s physician has requested no ____, then the cap can be replaced with a snap-on lid.

a. Twist caps c. Childproof caps

b. Labels d. Dosage forms

ANS: C

If the patient or the patient’s physician has requested no childproof caps, then the cap can be replaced with a snap-on lid.

PTS: 1 DIF: 2 (Comprehension) REF: p. 215

NAT: [none]

Take care when cutting a ____ so that it will not be apparent to the patient.

a. Mixture c. Sticker

b. Label d. Tag

ANS: B

Take care when cutting a label so that it will not be apparent to the patient.

PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge) REF: p. 216

NAT: [none]

MATCHING

Match the term with the correct definition.

a. Slang word used to describe a medical prescription

b. A pharmacy in a hospital

c. List of drugs that are not normally stocked by the pharmacy

d. Electronically sent prescription from prescriber’s computer or mobile device that is transmitted directly to the pharmacy

e. Means to write

f. Attached to a container with specific instructions or information pertaining to the medication

g. These pharmacies are not open to the public

h. Machine that holds a supply of various medications

i. Found as a symbol on the header of a prescription

j. Also known as an outpatient or retail pharmacy

Automated dispensing system (ADS)

Auxiliary label

Closed door pharmacy

Community pharmacy

E-Prescribing

Institutional pharmacy

Non-formulary

Rx

Script

Sig

ANS: H PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

REF: p. 206 NAT: [none]

ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

REF: p. 206

ANS: G PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: J PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: D PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: B PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: C PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: I PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: A PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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ANS: E PTS: 1 DIF: 1 (Knowledge)

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