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Mosby Practice Exam 6
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What part of Medicare reimburses a retail pharmacy for prescription medications?
What type of interaction occurs when a patient takes tetracycline with milk?
At what standard time would a patient receive a medication if the military time was 1800 hours?
Which of the following is NOT used to treat gastrointestinal problems?
H 2 receptor agonists
How many minutes should a pharmacy be allowed to deliver a "stat" order?
5 to 15 minutes
An IV order calls for the addition of 45 mEq of CaCO 3 (calcium carbonate). You have a 25-mL vial of calcium carbonate 4.4 mEq/mL. How many milliliters of this concentration do you need to add to this IV solution?
In whose name is an insurance policy is held?
The medications Diovan HCT, Dyazide, Hyzaar, and Zestoretic are combination products used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Which medication is found in all of them?
Which of the following pieces of information is required on a medication order for a patient in a hospital but NOT for a prescription being filled at a retail pharmacy?
Medical record number
What does MDI mean?
Who licenses pharmacists in each state?
State board of pharmacy
A pharmacy wants to mark up a product by 30%. How much would an item with this markup cost if its original cost was $4.50?
What piece of equipment reduces the risk of contamination when IV admixtures are prepared?
Laminar flow hoods
What type of dosage form is prepared using the "punch method"?
How many 2-tsp doses can be prepared from 1 L of a solution?
What is the role of the DEA?
Enforcing the Controlled Substances Act of 1970
Which of the following drugs is NOT a macrolide?
Which term on a prescription is an instruction to the pharmacist?
What type of formulary is a limited list of drugs?
Which method of administration is used to provide medication to an unconscious patient?
A patient has been ordered Phenobarbital ½ gr; how many 15-mg tablets should the patient receive?
Who may accept new prescriptions phoned in from a physician's office according to federal law?
Why are amber vials used to package medications?
To protect the medication from ultraviolet light and possible degradation
Which law is being violated if an employer discriminates against a potential employee because of medical reasons that would NOT prevent him or her from properly performing the job?
What is the generic name for Depakote?
What is the minimum weighable quantity for a class A balance?
Which formula for calculating a child's dose is the most accurate?
Body surface area
What type of copayment is a different dollar amount based on the type of drug being dispensed?
Which of the following provides regulations for compounding sterile preparations?
Which of the following is required to appear on a repackaged drug label?
Drug strength, Expiration date assigned at time of repackaging, Manufacturer's name
Which of the following would be appropriate directions for Ambien?
i tab PO q hs
What does the computer insurance error message "patient not found" or "invalid ID number" indicate?
The patient does not appear to be enrolled in the insurance program.
Which of the following medications should be prepared in a biologic safety cabinet?
What is the maximum number of tablets that can be taken in 1 day with the directions "1-2 tabs PO q4-6h
Which of the following is NOT required on a prescription label?
Telephone number of the patient
Which of the following is an indication of Zofran?
Nausea and vomiting
Which of the following suffixes designates that a drug is a calcium channel blocker?
What is the infusion rate in milliliters per hour if a total of 500 mL is infused over 4 hours?
Which of the following statements is false regarding the Isotretinoin Safety and Risk Management Act of 2004?
Prescriptions can be written for a 90-day supply.
A 180-lb man is to receive 1.75 mg of tobramycin per kilogram per day. The pharmacy technician is to prepare the tobramycin in 100 mL of D5W, and it is to be given three times per day. The drug is available in a 40-mg/mL vial and is to be administered over 30 min. How much medication will the patient receive each day?
Which of the following terms does NOT mean a "proprietary" drug?
How many days will the following prescription last? Ampicillin 250 mg #40 1 cap PO qid Ref × ii
What does the term "pc" mean?
Where would meperidine be stored in the pharmacy?
In the pharmacy safe
Convert 10° Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit.
In this formula, how much talc is needed to fill 120 g of the compound?
Nupercainal ointment 4%
Zinc oxide 20%
What type of documentation does OSHA require for pharmacies that handle hazardous chemicals?
Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
What is the meaning of "qid" on a prescription?
Four times a day
Which of the following is an antidote for an overdose of heparin?
Where should a patient store a prescription of liquid amoxicillin suspension?
In the refrigerator
What components would be found in total nutrient admixture?
Amino acids, dextrose, and lipids
Who develops the formulary for a hospital?
What does "qsad" mean on a prescription?
A sufficient quantity to make
How long must controlled substance records be retained according to federal law?
How much gentian violet is in 100 mL of a 1:10,000 solution?
What type of drug classification ends in - pril?
Which pharmacy law clearly defined adulteration and misbranding?
Poison Control Act of 1970
A manufacturer's invoice totals $500.00 with the terms 3% net. How much should be remitted to the manufacturer if it is paid in 30 days?
What is the maximum day's supply a pharmacy benefit manager will reimburse a retail pharmacy?
What is the meaning of the word root osteo ?
Where should one place medication with the shortest expiration date?
In front of the other stock
Which liquid form is a dispersion in which one liquid is dispersed in another immiscible liquid?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of touch-screen technology?
Touch-screen technology has high resolution.
What size container would you use in dispensing 240 mL of a liquid medication?
Which of the following is NOT found on a Master Formula Sheet used in compounding?
Color of ingredient
Which reference book is the official compendium of pharmaceutical products in the United States?
Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of an oral dosage form?
Ease of administration
Which of the following would be the appropriate action to be taken by a pharmacy technician when a filling label indicates a prescription error?
Inform the pharmacist of the possible error.
In which of the following environments should a sterile product be compounded?
Class 100 environment
What term refers to where a list of drugs, devices, or supplies that need to be reordered are written down?
Which of the following limits access to a computer system?
Which of the following statements about pharmacy automation is false?
Automation increases the potential for errors.
An IV solution is to be infused over a 12-hour period. The total exact volume is 800 mL. What would be the infusion rate?
What is the route of administration for heparin?
What is the purpose of quality assurance programs?
Document causes of errors and implement programs to reduce them
Which organization developed the following initiatives: leadership process and accountability, competent and capable workforce, safe environment for staff and patients, clinical care of patients, and improving quality and safety?
Which of the following contributes to the highest percentage of medication errors?
What advice should NOT be given to a patient taking penicillin products?
Do NOT take with juices or colas
Which of the following is required by OBRA-90?
What does the word root derm mean?
Which of the following is/are a false statement(s) regarding continuous quality improvement (CQI)?
CQI focuses on people.
Which of the following are examples of protected health information?
Patient's diagnosis, Patient's medical record number, Patient's name
An intravenous solution containing 20,000 units of heparin in 500 mL of a 0.45% sodium chloride solution is to be infused at a rate of 1000 units/hr. How drops per minute should be infused to deliver the desired dose if the intravenous set is calibrated at a rate of 15 gtt/mL?
Which classification of drugs has interactions with many foods and OTC products?
Which device transfers information from one computer to another through telephone lines?
Which of the following are the two major means for pharmacy reimbursement for prescriptions?
Capitation and fee for service
Which of the following automation devices is/are used to prepare hyperalimentation solutions?
Which of the following may result in unexpected medication shortages in the pharmacy?
Changes in prescribing habits of physicians, Drug manufacturer shortages, Increased need for seasonal medications
Which of the following situations would require a HEPA filter to be recertified?
What type of medication requires a Safety Data Sheets (SDS) be provided to the purchaser?
Hazardous chemicals and drugs
Which organization reviews Investigational New Drug Applications?
Which federal law requires that all controlled substances bear the following legend: "Warning: may be habit forming"?
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act
What is the correct dosage for a 25-kb child if the adult dose is 100mg?
What term refers to the failure to provide a reasonable amount of care to prevent injury?
What type of mortar and pestle should be used in mixing liquid compounds?
Which of the following automated dispensing devices would be found in a nursing unit?
Which of the following are included in the "administrative simplification" provision of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)?
Electronic Health Transaction Standards, Privacy and Confidentiality Standards
Which organization requires that unit-dose be dispensed in a hospital?
Which of the following products should NOT be chewed?
What should a patient take for a headache if he or she is taking warfarin?
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