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Within the electronic supervision environment, the data entry can be performed by the pharmacy student or pharmacy technician being electronically supervised.

True or False



Within the electronic supervision environment, the data entry can be performed by the pharmacy student or pharmacy technician being electronically supervised.

True or False

Answer: True, [Kansas Pharmacy Practice Act Article 22 Sec. 68-22-5(c)].
 
(a). A pharmacy student or pharmacy technician may enter the pharmacy without a pharmacist present for purposes of turning on the data, video, or audio links and determining if a pharmacist is available for electronic supervision.
 
(b). Electronic supervision shall not be permitted if an interruption occurs in any of the data, video, or audio links. Whenever an interruption in any of the data, video, or audio links occurs, no medication order shall be filled or dispensed using electronic supervision.
 
(c). Data entry may be performed by the electronically supervising pharmacist or the pharmacy student or pharmacy technician being electronically supervised. Each entry performed by an electronically supervised pharmacy student or pharmacy technician shall be verified by the electronically supervising pharmacist before the drug leaves the pharmacy.
 
(d). All medication orders processed by a pharmacy student or a pharmacy technician being electronically supervised shall be capable of being displayed on a computer terminal at both the location of the electronically supervising pharmacist and the medical care facility's pharmacy.
 
(e). The quality of the image viewed by the pharmacist shall be sufficient for the pharmacist to be able to determine the accuracy of the work of the pharmacy student or pharmacy technician.