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1

What are the 4 stages of a fair disciplinary process?

Investigation stage, suspension (on full pay), disciplinary stage (disciplinary hearing), the appeal stage

2

What is meant by contributory fault?

A tribunal must reduce an employee's compensation for unfair dismissal if it decides the dismissal was to any extent caused or contributed to by any action of the employee, eg not attending the hearing

3

Wha are the 4 stages of disciplinary action?

Verbal warning, first written warning, final written warning, dismissal

4

What is meant by 'summary dismissal?'

An employer can dismiss without giving notice or pay in leu, ie for gross misconduct from an employee

5

How much can compensation be increased/decreased by?

25%

6

Infectious clinical waste should be put in which colour bin/bag?

Yellow bin, yellow bag

7

Cytotoxic and cytostatic pharmaceuticals should be placed in whic colour containers?

Yellow and purple

8

Contaminated sharps should be put in which colour containers?

Yellow sharps containers

9

Infectious waste other than body parts and cadavers should be put in which colour containers?

Orange

10

How long should records on hazardous waste be kept for?

At least 3 years

11

When would pet cadavers be collected by DEFRA?

Suspected of harbouring a notifiable disease

12

Pharmaceuticals (not cytotoxic or cytostatic) should be disposed of how?

All controlled drugs must be denatured
All other pharmaceuticals (eg out of date drugs): blue leak-proof containers

13

What does POM-V mean?

Vet prescribed, supplied by vet/pharmacist
Clinical assessment required
Food-producing animals

14

What does POM-VPS mean?

Prescribed & supplied by a registered qualified person (vet, pharmacist or SQP)
No clinical assessment required
Food-producing animals

15

What does AVM-GSL mean?

Authorised veterinary medicine, sold by anyone

16

What does NFA-VPS mean?

Non-Food Animal
Prescribed & supplied by a registered qualified person (a Vet, a Pharmacist or a SQP)

17

What must veterinary nurses do before being able to prescribe drugs (become an SQP)?

Undergo further training and assessment
Register with AMTRA

18

What is a CD?

Controlled drug
A substance controlled by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

19

What is a ZFA?

Zootechnical food additive

20

What does ACAS stand for?

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

21

Explain the cascade

When no authorised product exists for a condition, select a drug according to the following sequence:

a) a veterinary medicine authorised for use in another species, or for a different condition in the same species
b)i) a medicine authorised in the UK for human use, or
ii) in accordance with an import certificate, a medicine authorised in another member state
c) a medicine made up at the time on a one-off basis by a veterinary surgeon or a properly authorised person

22

Horses are signed off the food chain if treated with what?

Phenylbutazone

23

What is the standard withdrawal period for:
Eggs
Milk
Meat
Fish meat

Eggs = 7 days
Milk = 7 days
Meat = 28 days
Fish meat = 500 degree days

24

How long are prescriptions valid for?
What about for controlled drugs?

6 months
28 days

25

If repeatable prescriptions don't state how many times they can be reused, how many times can they be repeated?

They can only be repeated once

26

What is on a label that isn't on a prescription?

Batch number and expiry date
'Keep out of reach of children', 'For animal treatment only'
Storage precautions
Name or description of the medicine, which should include at least the name and quantity of the active ingredient(s)

27

What colour are adverse reactions forms?

Yellow

28

What is the classification of adverse reactions?

A – medicine probably caused the event
B – medicine possibly caused the event
O – Insufficient information to judge if the medicine caused the event
O1 – other factors prevented a conclusion being drawn but can’t discount a product association
N – medicine probably did not cause the event

29

Adverse reactions must be reported to who?
Within what time period?

VMD
Within 15 days