Flashcards in Test Questions (August 20) Deck (36):
What is a NPI number?
It is 10 digit number that identifies providers during an insurance claim submission (HIPPA requires it)
What form of the DEA Form 222 should go to the DEA?
The green copy (second page)
What are some of the side effects of the ARB drug class?
Dizziness, hypotension, and hyperkalemia, fatigue, angiodema, and anaphylaxis
Why is insulin considered a high-alert medication?
They can cause fatal hypoglycemia; they decrease blood sugar
What is Detrol (tolterodine) used for?
What is a concentration expressed with the ratio 1:1 equal to?
This abbreviation means taken at bedtime
This is a wholesaler; wholesalers stock drugs from various manufacturers and the pharmacy/hospital purchases from them
What is the minimum amount of time that a prescription should be viewed before it is dispensed?
This abbreviation means left ear
This is the root word for fever
This is the root word for kidney
Limited the daily sales of pseudoephedrine to 3.6g; the monthly is 9g
The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 (CMEA)
Occurs when a medication is administered without reviewing lab data for its appropriateness or for the detection of issues
Contains chemicals that are toxic to cells and prevent cell replication
Increases the heart rate; dry cough, hypotension, and hyperkalemia are side effects
Inventory management process that automatically orders a drug prior to it falling below a predetermined quantity
Inventory management process that eliminates the guesswork from individually ordering the drug inventory
Minimum and maximum
Inventory management process based on a drug's purchase history and its percent of total annual drug costs
Inventory management process focused on the pharmacy's top 20% of the drugs stocked
Occurs when an expired medication or a physically or chemically compromised medication is administered
Deteriorated drug error
These drugs expire after 30 days at room temperature; they should be refrigerated but never frozen
The following is required for repackaged medications:
Drug's name, manufacturer's name, dosage form, drug strength, beyond-use date, lot number
What are bacterial infections treated with?
This drug class is used to treat type 2 diabetes
Drug classes with a pregnancy category X include:
Hormone contraceptives, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), anticoagulants, and ACE inhibitors
An insurance plan for families of veterans who are disabled due to service-related injuries
An insurance plan for military personnel and their families
What are the 5 rights of medication safety
Right patient, right medication, right dose, right routes and right time
What does a drug distributor's DEA number begin with?
P or an R
What do physicians, dentists, veterinarians, hospitals, and pharmacies DEA numbers begin with?
A, B, or F
Used to track and trend medication errors and adverse drug reactions; overseen by the USP
What can happen when taking corticosteroids?
What side effect can occur when taking ACE inhibitors?
What side effect can occur when taking fluoroquinolone antibiotics?