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1

Which of the following establishes national standards to protect individual’s medical records?
A. ISMP
B. NCPDP
C. HIPPA
D. MedWatch

C. HIPPA

2

Computers are commonly used in a pharmacy to perform ALL BUT WHICH of the following activities?
A. Drug utilization evaluations
B. Drug information reviews
C. Adverse drug reaction reporting
D. Manual Rx filling

D. Manual Rx filling

3

A patient monitoring function that detects a drug-disease interaction would be alerting the user to which of the following issues?
A. The patient is allergic to the prescribed medications
B. The prescribed medication interferes with a medical condition the patient has
C. The prescribed medication interferes with another medication the patient is currently taking
D. The prescribed medication interferes with a specfic laboratory test

B. The prescribed medication interferes with a medical condition the patient has

4

Computer database files should be backed up ________.
A. Hourly
B. Daily
C. Weekly
D. Monthly

B. Daily

5

ALL BUT WHICH of the following are examples of a computer input device?
A. Mouse
B. Keyboard
C. Microprocessor
D. Microphone

C. Microprocessor

6

Increasing the speed of preparing medication orders and reducing medication errors are goals of a/an_______.
A. Automated medication system
B. Automated dispensing system
C. Manual medication system
D. Manual dispensing system

B. Automated dispensing system

7

ALL BUT WHICH of the following are true regarding automated decentralized dispensing systems?
A. They are located in patient care units
B. They provide nurses with ready access to medications
C. They are located in the central phramacy
D. They maintain tight control of drug distribution

C. They are located in the central pharmacy

8

Which of the following is an example of computer technology that is used in pharmacies today?
A. Automated dispensing systems
B. Manual tracking systems
C. Biometric coding
D. All of the above

A. Automated dispensing systems

9

Which of the following is true regarding health information technology?
A. Decreases efficiency
B. Decreases communication between healthcare providers
C. Decreases the level of patient care
D. None of the above

D. None of the above

10

Which of the following codes are used for billing medication therapy management (MTM) services provided by a pharmacist?
A. ICD-9-CM
B. HCPCS codes
C. CPT codes
D. ICD-10-CM

C. CPT codes

11

ALL BUT WHICH of the following is an example of a biometric identifier?
A. Fingerprints
B. User name and passwords
C. Iris recognition
D. Face recognition

B. User name and passwords

12

Which of the following allows separate components of a computer system to EXCHANGE INFORMATION?
A. Hardware
B. Processor
C. Software
D. Interface

D. Interface

13

Medications that should not be taken together would be detected in which of the following patient monitoring functions?
A. Drug-food interaction
B. Drug-disease interaction
C. Drug-drug interaction
D. Drug-allergy interaction

C. Drug-drug interaction

14

A computer is commonly used during which of the following steps of Rx processing?
A. Generating labels
B. Billing insurance
C. Inputting customer and Rx data
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

15

Information such as patient demographic, progress notes, medications, and medical history can be found in which of the following records?
A. Advanced directives
B. Electronic health care record
C. Medication Administration Record
D. Policy record

B. Electronic health care record

16

Which of the following is true regarding e-prescribing?
A. Decreases workflow
B. Eliminates errors due to handwriting
C. Increases data entry
D. All of the above

B. Eliminates errors due to handwriting

17

Training all individuals that will be using new technology before implementation is recommendation provided by which of the following organizations?
A. APhA
B. ISMP
C. TJC
D. PSTAC

C. TJC

18

Which of the following is true regarding accessing a pharmacy’s computer system?
A. Unauthorized users should have limited access to the system
B. It is not ncessary for a user to log off each time after using the system
C. Caution should be used when opening and reading e-mail messages to avoid introducing a virus into the system
D. All of the above

C. Caution should be used when opening and reading e-mail messages to avoid introducing a virus into the system

19

Which of the following is true regarding the use of bar codes to identify medications in a pharmacy?
A. Decreases accuracy when filling orders
B. Maintains inventory levels
C. Increases the amount of time it takes to fill an order
D. All of the above

B. Maintains inventory levels

20

Computerized pumps are often used in institutional pharmacies to prepare all but which of the following?
A. Hyperalimentation soultions
B. Total parenteral nutrition
C. The filling of batches of syringes
D. Unit dose packages

D. Unit dose packages

21

ALL BUT WHICH of the following are needed in a patient’s medication profile?
A. Insurance information
B. Drug allergies
C. Birth date
D. Marital status

D. Marital status

22

A patient monitoring function that detects a therapeutic duplication would be alerting the user to which of the following issues?
A. The prescribed medication interferes with a medical condition that patient has
B. The prescribed medication interferes with another medication the patient is currently taking
C. The prescribed medication is in the same pharmacologic class as another medication the patient is currently taking
D. The prescribed medication interferes with a certain food

C. The prescribed medication is in the same pharmacologic class as another medication the patient is currently taking

23

Which of the followinng refers to the various programs used to operate a computer?
A. Processor
B. Interfere
C. Software
D. Memory

C. Software

24

Which of the following is true regarding computerized physician order entry?
A. System responses are delayed
B. Access is available only from a physician’s office
C. They are not used as a strategy to decrease errors
D. Access is available from a variety of settings

D. Access is available from a variety of settings

25

Which of the follwing is an advantage of an automated centralized dispensing system?
A. All systems can accommodate any dosage form, such as injectible or refrigerated items
B. Nurses have ready access to medications
C. It leads to improved inventory management
D. It increases the amount of time pharmacists spend checking orders

C. It leads to improved inventory management

26

Pharmacies can use technology to perform which of the following tasks?
A. Rx billing
B. Rx management
C. Monitoring medication adherence
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

27

HIPPA privacy regulations require protecting which of the following forms of protected health information (PHI)?
A. Electronic forms only
B. Electronic and oral forms only
C. Electronic and paper forms only
D. Electronic, oral, and paper forms

D. Electronic, oral, and paper forms

28

ALL BUT WHICH of the followint is an example of a mobile point-of-care device?
A. Desktop computer
B. Tablet
C. Laptop
D. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)

A. Desktop computer

29

The NCPDP has developed standards for e-prescribing known as _______.
A. MedWatch
B. ISMP
C. SCRIPT
D. VAERS

C. SCRIPT

30

ALL BUT WHICH of the following are examples of automated dispensing systems used in a HOSPITAL setting?
A. Omnicell
B. Pyxis
C. LexisNexis
D. MedCarousel

C. LexisNexis