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1

What is a NPI number?

It is 10 digit number that identifies providers during an insurance claim submission (HIPPA requires it)

2

What form of the DEA Form 222 should go to the DEA?

The green copy (second page)

3

What are some of the side effects of the ARB drug class?

Dizziness, hypotension, and hyperkalemia, fatigue, angiodema, and anaphylaxis

4

Why is insulin considered a high-alert medication?

They can cause fatal hypoglycemia; they decrease blood sugar

5

What is Detrol (tolterodine) used for?

Overactive bladders

6

What is a concentration expressed with the ratio 1:1 equal to?

1g/mL

7

This abbreviation means taken at bedtime

hs

8

This is a wholesaler; wholesalers stock drugs from various manufacturers and the pharmacy/hospital purchases from them

Prime Vendor

9

What is the minimum amount of time that a prescription should be viewed before it is dispensed?

3 times

10

This abbreviation means left ear

AS

11

This is the root word for fever

pyr/o

12

This is the root word for kidney

ren/o

13

Limited the daily sales of pseudoephedrine to 3.6g; the monthly is 9g

The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 (CMEA)

14

Occurs when a medication is administered without reviewing lab data for its appropriateness or for the detection of issues

Monitoring Error

15

Contains chemicals that are toxic to cells and prevent cell replication

Cytotoxic drogs

16

Increases the heart rate; dry cough, hypotension, and hyperkalemia are side effects

ACE inhibitors

17

Inventory management process that automatically orders a drug prior to it falling below a predetermined quantity

PAR Value

18

Inventory management process that eliminates the guesswork from individually ordering the drug inventory

Minimum and maximum

19

Inventory management process based on a drug's purchase history and its percent of total annual drug costs

ABC Analysis

20

Inventory management process focused on the pharmacy's top 20% of the drugs stocked

80/20 rule

21

Occurs when an expired medication or a physically or chemically compromised medication is administered

Deteriorated drug error

22

These drugs expire after 30 days at room temperature; they should be refrigerated but never frozen

GLP-1 agonists

23

The following is required for repackaged medications:

Drug's name, manufacturer's name, dosage form, drug strength, beyond-use date, lot number

24

What are bacterial infections treated with?

Antibiotics

25

This drug class is used to treat type 2 diabetes

Sulfonylurea

26

Drug classes with a pregnancy category X include:

Hormone contraceptives, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), anticoagulants, and ACE inhibitors

27

An insurance plan for families of veterans who are disabled due to service-related injuries

CHAMPVA

28

An insurance plan for military personnel and their families

TRICARE

29

What are the 5 rights of medication safety

Right patient, right medication, right dose, right routes and right time

30

What does a drug distributor's DEA number begin with?

P or an R

31

What do physicians, dentists, veterinarians, hospitals, and pharmacies DEA numbers begin with?

A, B, or F

32

Used to track and trend medication errors and adverse drug reactions; overseen by the USP

MedMarx

33

What can happen when taking corticosteroids?

Hyperglycemia

34

What side effect can occur when taking ACE inhibitors?

Dry cough

35

What side effect can occur when taking fluoroquinolone antibiotics?

Tendonitis

36

What side effect can occur when taking aspirin for elderly patients?

Gastrointestinal bleeding