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1
Q

The manufacturer of a commonly used medication vial changed the container to an ampule. What additional piece of equipment is now required?

A

A filter needle

2
Q

What portion of the vial is considered a critical site?

A

The rubber stopper

3
Q

What portion of the needle/syringe is considered a critical site?

A

Syringe: tip, plunger
Needle: hub, bevel heel, bevel, bevel tip

4
Q

What would be the advantage of using a safety needle for preparing a dose of an injectable medication?

A

Protects the worker from a needle stick

5
Q
A technician is preparing a dose of an IV antibiotic for a patient. The medication comes in 10mL SDV and will be added to a 200mL bag of normal saline. According to 2008 USP <797> a single dose vial can only be used for \_\_\_ hours in an ISO5 class environment because it contains no \_\_\_
A. 6;disinfectant
B. 12;disinfectant 
C. 6;preservative
D. 12;preservative
A

C. 6;preservative

6
Q
A technician is preparing a dose of an IV antibiotic for a patient. The medication comes in 10mL SDV and will be added to a 200mL bag of normal saline. According to 2021 USP <797> a single dose vial can only be used for \_\_\_ hours in an ISO5 class environment because it contains no \_\_\_
A. 6;disinfectant
B. 12;disinfectant 
C. 6;preservative
D. 12;preservative
A

D. 12; preservative

7
Q

Insulin is an example of a ___ that can be used for ____ days because it contains preservative.

A

MDV, 28days

8
Q
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) medical products sometimes contain \_\_\_; a plasticizer that can interact with medications.
A. diisononyl phthalate (DINP)
B. diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP)
C. butyl benzoyl phthalate (BBzP)
D. Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)
A

D. Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

9
Q

A hospital needs to make 100 syringes containing 3mL of buffered lidocaine 1%. What type of compounding equipment would be most beneficial in this scenario?

A

Single channel pump

10
Q

Why might an oven be used instead of an autoclave?

A

Materials that would be damaged by moist heat, or that are impenetrable by moist heat (powders). Ovens are method of choice for sterilizing and depyrogenation of glassware

11
Q

A colleague was accidentally squirted in the eye while compounding. What is the best resource to consult for how to prevent harm?

A

Material safety data sheet

12
Q

What elements are required on a master formulation record?

A

Name,strength (or activity), identities and amounts of all ingredients, type/size of container and closure system, complete instructions for preparation, physical description of final CSP, BUD and storage requirements, any other info/instructions to ensure repeatability