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Which of the following drugs is classified as a controlled substance?

a. Cipro
b. Vibramycin
c. Lyrica
d. Antara

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Which of the following drugs is classified as a controlled substance?

a. Cipro
b. Vibramycin
c. Lyrica
d. Antara

Answer:(c) Lyrica (Pregabalin) is classified as a Schedule V controlled substance.It is indicated for:

1. Management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy
2. Management of postherpetic neuralgia
3. Adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures
4. Management of fibromyalgia
5. Management of neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury


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If a paper copy prescription that is generated by the pharmacist or pharmacy technician from the electronic prescription system is printed, a manual signature of prescribing practitioner shall be obtained within 72 hours.

 True or False


If a paper copy prescription that is generated by the pharmacist or pharmacy technician from the electronic prescription system is printed, a manual signature of prescribing practitioner shall be obtained within 72 hours.

Answer: False,[Title 12 Alaska Administrative Code (AAC) Section 52.490(a)(6)].

If a paper copy prescription that is generated by the pharmacist or pharmacy technician from the electronic prescription system is printed, an electronic signature may be substituted for a manual signature.


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If the drug was prescribed by generic name, which of the following shall be noted on the face of a prescription?

I. The name of the manufacturer or distributor.
II. The national drug code number.
III. The trade name.

a. I only
b. II only
c. III only
d. I or II or III only

Answer:


If the drug was prescribed by generic name, which of the following shall be noted on the face of a prescription?

I. The name of the manufacturer or distributor.
II. The national drug code number.
III. The trade name.

a. I only
b. II only
c. III only
d. I or II or III only

Answer: I or II or III only, [Title 12 Alaska Administrative Code (AAC) Section 52.460(b)(5)].

If the drug was prescribed by generic name or if an equivalent drug product other than the one prescribed was dispensed, for the drug product actually dispensed, at least ONE of the following shall be noted on the face of a prescription:

(A). the name of the manufacturer or distributor; 
(B). the national drug code number;
(C). the short name code;  
(D). the trade name.


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A prescription for Cymbalta can be filled by selecting: 

a. Lidocaine
b. Tramadol
c. Duloxetine
d. Diclofenac

Answer:


A prescription for Cymbalta can be filled by selecting: 

a. Lidocaine
b. Tramadol
c. Duloxetine
d. Diclofenac

Answer:(c) A prescription for Cymbalta can be filled by selecting Duloxetine. It is indicated for the treatment of depression.


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Products that are not commercially available may be compounded for hospital or office use.

True or False


Products that are not commercially available may be compounded for hospital or office use.

True, [New Hampshire Statutes Chapter 318 Section 318-14-a(I)].

Products that are not commercially available may be compounded for hospital or office use but shall not be resold or dispensed.

Nonprescription items may be compounded upon order by a practitioner for sale as long as the labeling complies with RSA 318:47-a and the product is not a copy of, or similar to, prescription or nonprescription products.


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All of the following may increase a patient's adherence to medication therapy EXCEPT:

a. By asking an open-ended question to a patient regarding drug therapy.
b. By educating a patient about proper drug usage.
c. By avoiding generic substitution.
d. By avoiding medical lingo.

 

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All of the following may increase a patient's adherence to medication therapy EXCEPT:

a. By asking an open-ended question to a patient regarding drug therapy.
b. By educating a patient about proper drug usage.
c. By avoiding generic substitution.
d. By avoiding medical lingo.

Answer: (c). A pharmacist may increase a patient's adherence to medication:

1. By asking open-ended questions rather than close-ended question.

An open-ended question is designed to encourage a full, meaningful answer using the subject's own knowledge and/or feelings. It is the opposite of a closed-ended question, which encourages a short or single-word answer. Open-ended questions also tend to be more objective and less leading than closed-ended questions.

An example of open-ended question should be:

a. Tell me about your medication therapy. (open-ended question)

A closed-ended question is a question format that limits respondents with a list of answer choices from which they must choose to answer the question.

An example of close-ended question should be:

a. Are you taking your medication?

2. By addressing cost concerns. A pharmacist may suggest cheap generics or therapeutic alternatives, tablet splitting if appropriate, or any assistance program.

3. By linking doses with daily activities, smartphone apps or alarms, pillboxes, auto refills, etc.

4. By avoiding medical lingo. Ask patients to repeat back what you've told them.


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According to Washington State Pharmacy Law, a preceptor may designate a licensed pharmacist to supervise the intern during the preceptor’s absence from the site; however the hours of experience gained while the certified preceptor is absent from the site shall not be counted toward fulfilling any internship requirement.

Answer: True or False


According to Washington State Pharmacy Law, a preceptor may designate a licensed pharmacist to supervise the intern during the preceptor’s absence from the site; however the hours of experience gained while the certified preceptor is absent from the site shall not be counted toward fulfilling any internship requirement.

True,[Washington Administrative Code WAC 246-858-040(2)].

According to Washington State Pharmacy Law, a preceptor may designate a licensed pharmacist to supervise the intern during the preceptor's absence from the site; however the hours of experience gained while the certified preceptor is absent from the site shall not be counted toward fulfilling any internship requirement.

The intern shall send notification to the board of pharmacy on or before the intern's first day of training.

Such notification shall consist of the date, the name of the pharmacy, and the name of the preceptor where the intern expects to begin his/her internship.

The board of pharmacy shall promptly notify the intern of the acceptability of the preceptor under whom the intern expects to gain experience. Internship credit will not be accepted until the preceptor has been certified.


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A licensed physician may prescribe marijuana for the treatment(s) of:

I. Glaucoma
II. Side effects resulting from the administration of chemotherapy cancer treatment
III. Spastic quadriplegia

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

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A licensed physician may prescribe marijuana for the treatment(s) of:

I. Glaucoma
II. Side effects resulting from the administration of chemotherapy cancer treatment
III. Spastic quadriplegia

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

Answer: (d), All. [Louisiana Revised Statutes Title 40 Chapter 4 Part X-B Section 1021].

A physician licensed to practice medicine in this state and who is also registered to prescribe Schedule I substances with the Drug Enforcement Administration may prescribe marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinols, or a chemical derivative of tetrahydrocannabinols for therapeutic use by patients clinically diagnosed as suffering from:

a. glaucoma,
b. symptoms resulting from the administration of chemotherapy cancer treatment, and
c. spastic quadriplegia.

In accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the secretary of health and hospitals and in accordance with FDA and DEA administrative guidelines for procurement of the controlled substance from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.


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After dispensing an emergency Schedule II drug, the pharmacist shall contact which of the following upon not receiving a written prescription from the prescriber within 7 days?

I. The Administrator
II. The patient
III. The Hawaii State Board of Pharmacy

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

Answer:


After dispensing an emergency Schedule II drug, the pharmacist shall contact which of the following upon not receiving a written prescription from the prescriber within 7 days?

I. The Administrator
II. The patient
III. The Hawaii State Board of Pharmacy

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

Answer: Administrator. The pharmacist shall notify the ADMINISTRATOR if the prescribing practitioner fails to deliver a written prescription to the pharmacy within the allotted time, [Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 329 Section 329-38(a)(1)(C)]. 

Failure of the pharmacist to do so shall void the authority conferred by this paragraph to dispense without a written prescription of a prescribing individual practitioner.

Any practitioner who fails to deliver a written prescription within the SEVEN-DAY period shall be in violation of this section.


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Which of the following is/are TRUE about administering influenza vaccines and certain medications without order of practitioner?

I. The administration of influenza vaccines must not be to persons under the age of 16 years.
II. A pharmacist seeking authorization to administer influenza vaccines shall successfully complete a course of training accredited by the ACPE.
III. The Board of Medical Examiners shall issue a written protocol for the administration of influenza vaccines by pharmacists without an order of a practitioner.

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

Answer:


Which of the following is/are TRUE about administering influenza vaccines and certain medications without order of practitioner?

I. The administration of influenza vaccines must not be to persons under the age of 16 years.
II. A pharmacist seeking authorization to administer influenza vaccines shall successfully complete a course of training accredited by the ACPE.
III. The Board of Medical Examiners shall issue a written protocol for the administration of influenza vaccines by pharmacists without an order of a practitioner.

a. I only
b. I and II only
c. II and III only
d. All

Answer: II and III are true, [South Carolina Pharmacy Practice Act, SECTION 40-43-190(B)(1)].

The Board of Medical Examiners shall issue a written protocol for the administration of influenza vaccines by pharmacists without an order of a practitioner. The administration of influenza vaccines as authorized in this section must not be to persons under the age of eighteen years.

The written protocol must further authorize pharmacists to administer without an order of a practitioner those medications necessary in the treatment of adverse events.

A pharmacist seeking authorization to administer influenza vaccines as authorized in this section shall successfully complete a course of training accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education or a similar health authority or professional body approved by the Board of Pharmacy and the Board of Medical Examiners.

Training must comply with current Centers for Disease Control guidelines and must include study materials, hands-on training, and techniques for administering influenza vaccines.




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