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1

Which of the following sets standards for the identity, strength, quality and purity of medications, dietary, supplements, and food ingrediants?
A. U.S. Phamacopeia
B. American Drug Index
C. Remington: The Sceicne and Practice of Pharmacy
D. The Merck Manual

A. U.S Pharmacopiea

2

A laminar flow hood must be turned on for a least ____ before being used.
A. 10 minutes
B. 15 minutes
C. 20 minutes
D. 30 minutes

D. 30 Minutes

3

Which of the following ensures that compounded products are prepared using APPROPRIATE procedures?
A. Quality Control
B. Quality Improvement
C. Quaility Assurance
D. Quality Management

C. Quality Assurance

4

A medication may be recalled for which of the following reasons?
A. Drug manufacturer goes out of business
B. Counterfeiting
C. Generic equivalent becomes available
D. All of the above

B. Counterfeiting

5

Sharpes containers are typically which of the following colors?
A. White
B. Red
C. Black
D. Brown

B. Red

6

A pharmacy technician must complete ____ of continuing education every two years to maintain certification.
A. 5 hours
B. 10 hours
C. 15 hours
D. 20 hours

D. 20 hours

7

Which of the following organization requires pharmacies to maintain SDS for hazardous compounds?
A. EPA
B. FDA
C. TJC
D. OSHA

D. OSHA

8

Which of the following types of errors can be reported to MERP?
A. Route of Administration
B. Wrong Drug Errors
C. Drug Monitoring Errors
D. All of the above

D. All of the above

9

Which of the following organizations mandates what is addressed in a pharmacy's infection control policy?
A. FDA
B. OSHA
C. TJC
D. ISMP

C. TJC

10

Which of the following types of medication should be counted on a SEPARATE tray?
A. Diuretics
B. Oral hypoglycemic
C. Chemotherapeutic agents
D. Opioids

C. Chemotherapeutic agents

11

Which manner of issuance is preferred for Rx to help deter medication errors?
A. Verbal
B. E-prescribing
C. Fax
D. Handwritten

B. E-prescribing

12

Compounds that are prepared WITHIN an ISO Class 5 or better environment and DO NOT involve the mixing of MORE than 3 commercially manufactured sterile products would be assigned which of the following risk levels?
A. Low Risk
B. Medium Risk
C. High Risk
D. Risk levels are not assigned for the compounds described

A. Low Risk

13

Which of the following regulations requires that pharmacists perform a DUR when processing a Rx?
A. FDA of 1938
B. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
C. Kefauver-Harris of Amendment of 1962
D. Medicare Rx Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003

B. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990

14

Which of the following is true regarding the handling of hazardous drugs?
A. Wearing 2 pairs of gloves is recommended
B. Gowns can be reused
C. Hazardous drugs can be compounded in any environment
D. Spills of hazardous drugs do not need to be cleaned immediately

A. Wearing 2 gloves is recommended

15

The process of _____ can help avoid dosing errors, drug interactions, and therapy duplications.
A. Dispensing Reconciliation
B. Medication reconciliation
C. Automated order entry
D. Point-of-Sale reconciliation

B. Medication Reconciliation

16

Double counting which of the following medications prior to dispensing is a good practice to implement in order to ensure accuracy and safety?
A. Anticoagulants
B. Oral hypoglycemic
C. Controlled substance
D. Antibiotics

C. Controlled substances

17

Which of the following is the FDA's reporting system for adverse drug events?
A. MERP
B. VARES
C. MedWatch
D. ISMP

C. MedWatch

18

A pharmacy should do which of the following upon receiving notification of a drug recall?
A. Immediately remove the recalled product from the inventory
B. Destroy the recalled product immediately
C. Contact the insurance company who received a claim for the recalled product
D. All of the above

A. Immediately remove the recalled product from the inventory

19

Which of the following laws requires the maintenance of a patient profile in any pharmacy setting?
A. Durham-Humphrey Amendment of 1951
B. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
C. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
D. Kefauver-Harris Amendment of 1962

B. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990

20

Which of the following type of syringe should be used when compounding hazardous drugs?
A. Slip-Tip
B. Eccentric
C. Luer-Lok
D. None of the above

C. Luer-Lok

21

A Class III Rx balance must be certified _____.
A. Every year
B. Every 2 years
C. Every 3 years
D. Every 5 years

A. Every year

22

Which of the following is a record of all the drugs administered to a patient in a facility by a health care professional?
A. POS
B. TAR
C. MAR
D. DUR

C. MAR

23

Which of the following agents should be used to clean counting trays in order to prevent cross-contamination?
A. Methyl alcohol
B. Water
C. Isopropyl alcohol
D. All of the above

C. Isopropyl alcohol

24

OSHA mandates that health care workers must be vaccinated for which of the following?
A. Hep A
B. Hep B
C. Tetanus
D. All of the above

B. Hep B

25

Which of the following is TRUE regarding the disposal of used syringes in a sharps container?
A. Needles should be recapped
B. Needles should be removed from the syringe
C. The contents of the sharps container can be pushed down if overfilled
D. Syringes should be disposed of with the needles attached

D. Syringes should be disposed of with the needles attached

26

Which of the following organizations regulates human and veterinary medications, vaccines, biological products, medical devices and food?
A. DEA
B. EPA
C. FDA
D. CMS

C. FDA

27

HEPA filters in a laminar hood removes particles that are at least _______.
A. 0.1 microns
B. 0.2 microns
C. 0.3 microns
D. 0.4 microns

C. 0.3 microns

28

ALL BUT WHICH of the following is a component of good pharmacy customer service?
A. Have a positive attitude
B. Disregard patient confidentiality
C. Listen to the customer
D. Provide accurate information

B. Disregard patient confidentiality

29

Which of the following is a post-marketing safety surveillance program that collects information about adverse events that occur after the administration of VACCINES licensed in the U.S.?
A. MedWatch
B. VAERS
C. FAERS
D. ISMP

B. VAERS

30

Which of the following codes indicates that a patient requires emergency medical care and it typically in cardiac or respiratory arrest?
A. Code Brown
B. Code Black
C. Code Orange
D. Code Blue

D. Code Blue