Flashcards in Final Fall 2016 Deck (37):
1 oz = X g
16 oz = X lb = X g
1 lb = 480 g
1 fl oz = X mL
1 pint = X fl oz = X mL
16 fl oz = 480 mL
5mL = X tsp
15 mL = X tbsp
1 gr = X mg
What are vials measured in and what are the sizes?
Drams: 6, 8, 12, 16, 20, 30, 40, 60
What are ovals measured in and what are the sizes?
Fluid ounces: 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16
What are ointment jars measured in and what are the sizes?
Ounces: 0.5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16
Practical, adept at problem solving, resourceful, good at resolving crisis, sense immediate needs, drawn to careers with immediate and tangible rewards, excellent negotiators and troubleshooters, protective, seize opportunities
Want to belong to meaningful institutions, serve as the foundation of society, trustworthy, loyal, stabilizing traditionalists, like to organize, credentials are important, responsible, protective, like clear expectations and guidelines
Love people, work well with people and draw out their best, articulate and persuasive, strong desire to help others, affirming of others, empathic, like harmony, like large communities, passionate, look at big picture
Ability to see big picture, can conceptualize, strategic planners, ability to write and speak clearly, strive for competence, always ask why or why not, adventurous, visionaries, like self-control, like debating, knowledge seekers
Actions are right or wrong according to the balance of their good or bad consequences.
Some human actions are right or wrong no matter what the consequences.
Moral principle obliging us to help others and to promote their welfare.
First, do no harm.
Treat those who are equal, in relevant respects, in the same manner. Those who have a greater need may justly receive more of a particular resource than those with less need.
Recognition of the right of individuals to determine their own future without interference from others.
Remaining faithful to our commitments, especially in keeping promises and protecting confidentiality.
To tell the truth and to not lie or deceive others.
What is the law that established 5 schedules for drugs?
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970
No Product Selection Indicated
Substitution Not Allowed by Prescriber
Substitution Allowed - Patient Requested That Brand Product Be Dispensed
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
- Publishes: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
- > 60,000 members
- ASP: (20,000+ students)
- Politically active
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)
- Represents independent community pharmacists
- Super politically active to promote and defend the interests of independent pharmacies
- Develop course on owning independent pharmacies
American College of Apothecaries (ACA)
- Purpose: Translation and dissemination of knowledge, research data and recent developments in professional pharmacy practice.
- Focus on professional side of practice and less on business aspect
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
-Publishes: Journal of Managed Care
- Vision: managed care pharmacy improving health care for all
- Membership: pharmacists at HMO's, managed care groups, and pharmacy benefit management companies
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
- Publishes: AHFS, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
- Politically active
- Purpose: to advance and support pharmacists in hospitals and health systems
- Accredits residency programs across the nation
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
- Mission: to advance the practice of consultant and senior care pharmacy
- 1974 – Federal Mandate requiring pharmacists in nursing homes
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
- Publishes: Pharmacotherapy journal
- Found by ASHP members practicing advanced clinical pharmacy
- Pushed for Pharmacotherapy as a recognized specialty by Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
- Publishes: American Journal of Pharmacy Education
- Mission: Advance pharmacy education in order to improve drug therapy
- Represents college faculty and administration
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
- Administers NAPLEX Exam
- Mission: assists its member boards and jurisdictions in developing, implementing, and enforcing uniform standards for the purpose of protecting the public health
National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA)
- Mission: enhance the professional management of state pharmacy associations and facilitate communication and activities related to issues of common concern among out state association members
- Vision: sharing of ideas and pursuit of activities that benefit and strengthen state pharmacy associations and their members
- Members consists of state pharmacy associations