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1

How many patient identifiers do we need on the script?

at least 2 (full name, birthday, address...)

2

For Pedo scripts we document their _____ & ______.

age & weight

3

For Geriatric patients, write _____ & _____.

age and other drugs!

4

Prevent drug name confusion by using ______ lettering and not ______ drug names. Also avoid using chemical names because ______ can occur.

TAll MAN lettering....abbreviate...overdose

5

Never use ____ messaging abbreviations and when in doubt, _____ it out.

text :) lol ..... spell

6

For decimal points & spacing: Always ____, never ____.

lead...trail (lead with a whole number, never trail with a 0, and if less then one, always lead with a 0)

7

Use a _____ between numbers and units and NEVER put a ______ after the units.

space...period

8

Make sure you put an _____ _____ when giving dosing instructions!

upper limit!

9

Check your math, The number _______ must coincide with the dosage instructions

dispensed

10

Use the "_______" technique when giving dosing instructions.

"teach-back"

11

It is not a legal prescription unless you have the _____ of the prescription in the heading.

DATE

12

The symbol Rx is Latin for:

Recipe

13

Schedule? Drugs and other substances that have no legal medical uses except research. They have a high potential for abuse. They include selected opiates such as heroin, opium derivatives and hallucinogens.

Schedule I

14

Schedule?Drugs and other substances that have legal medical uses and a high abuse potential which may lead to severe dependence. They include former “Class A” narcotics, amphetamines, barbiturates and other drugs.

Schedule II

15

Schedule? Drugs and other substances that have legal medical uses and a lesser degree of abuse potential which may lead to moderate dependence. They include former “Class B” narcotics and other drugs.

Schedule III

16

Schedule? Drugs and other substances that have legal medical uses and low abuse potential which may lead to moderate dependence. They include barbiturates, benzodiazepines, propoxyphenes, and other drugs.

Schedule IV

17

Schedule? Drugs and other substances that have legal medical uses and low abuse potential which may lead to moderate dependence. They include narcotic cough preparations, diarrhea preparations and other drugs.

Schedule V

18

All Schedule ___ through ____ require a prescription and they require your DEA ______.

II thru IV....DEA number

19

Schedule? Rx must be written, no phone order... no refill... example oxycodone

Schedule II

20

Schedules? may be phoned in but no more then 5 refills in 6 months.

III and IV

21

Most of the scheduled drugs in dentistry are ____ and ___.

III and IV