Outpatient paper test

  1. Conditions or symptoms for which a medication is prescribed
  2. Any reason for which a medication should not be taken by a specific patient
  3. Medications which contain more than one active ingredient
    Combination Medications
  4. The potential to cause cancer
  5. The potential to cause mutations in DNA
  6. THe site where two seperate IV lines run into the same vein
  7. Indications, Dosage, and Administration, how a medication is supplied/tablet or capsule markings, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, pregnancy category, ect
    Types of information found in a package insert
  8. FDA-approved patient information for selected prescription drugs that pose a serious signficant public health concern
    Medication guides
  9. A patient with a history of an allergy to the medication prescribed is considered an example of ______________
  10. _________________are the effects one medication may have on another
    Drug Interaction
  11. __________________is the negative or unintended effect of a medication
    Adverse Effects
  12. ___________________is how the drug works in the body
  13. The ____ __________ _________ is the quickest and easiest source for simple drug questions
    Drug Information Handbook
  14. __________ ____________ is a group of online reference databases
    MicroMedex Drugknowledge
  15. Update.com is updated every __ months
  16. Provides identification of tablets and capsules by description and imprint codes
    IDENTIDEX System
  17. The book with physical/chemcial compatibility of muliple drugs when given together, when in the same bag, or when at a y-site
    Handbook on Injectable Drugs
  18. This book is used to check current availability of a brand name medication in a generic version and is known as the Orange Book
    Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
  19. This book contains specific information regarding the use of a medication during pregnancy and lactation
    Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
  20. List the 5 steps in the Medication Use Process
    • 1. Administration
    • 2. Order Processing
    • 3. Dispensing
    • 4. Administration
    • 5. Effects Monitoring
  21. __________is the selection of appropriate medicine for a patient, after eveluationg the patient, after evaluating the patientand establishing the need for medicne
  22. _________________is the preparation and issuance of one or more doses of a prescribed drug by a pharmacist or other authorized staff
  23. ____________is the act of giving a prescribed and prepared dose of an identified drug to a patient
  24. ______________assessment of a medications impact on a patient
    Effects Monitoring
  25. ______________is the failure to administer an ordered dose to a patient before the next schedule dose
    Dose Omission
  26. An adult dose prescribed for a child or the dose is not appropriate for the patient based on the patient's height and wight is considered what type of dose?
    Improper doses
  27. List the 4 types of Medication errors organized around the patient
    • 1. Communication
    • 2. Labeling
    • 3. Human Factor
    • 4. System Related Factors
  28. Incomplete directions which may include lack of auxiliary labels is an example of which type of error organized around the patient?
  29. Error in stocking/restocking or cart filling
    Human Factor
  30. 4 steps a tech is required to take when an error has occurred
    • 1. Get help for patient if they are harmed
    • 2. Correct error immediately
    • 3. Alert the pharmacy officer or desgnated supervisor
    • 4. Fill out an error report
  31. What are the preliminary questions to counseling?
    • Are you allergic to any medications?
    • Are you or might you be pregnant?
  32. What is the last thing you should ask your patient when you are finished with your counseling?
    Do you have any questions?
  33. List the 5 steps for patient counseling?
    • 1. call patient to window
    • 2. Ask for identification
    • 3. Talk to your patient, ask preliminary questions
    • 4. Pull each medication from bag and ensure that the number of prescriptions filled for each medication is what the patient was expecting
    • 5. Review each medication with the patient
  34. DD Form 1289
    Single Prescription Form
  35. NAVMED 6710/6
    Polyprescription Form
  36. AF Form 781
    Multiple Item Prescription
  37. What is the required information needed on prescriptions?
    • Prescription Number
    • Date
    • Typist's Initials
    • Complete and clear directions to the patient
    • Proper name of the medication
    • Medication strength and dosage form
    • Quantity Dispensed
    • Name of the prescriber
    • Number of refills
  38. If unable to fill the entire quantity of a control or narc witin in how many hours must the remainder of the prescrption be filled?
    72 hours
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