PTCB Practice Test 2


Which of the following is a medication is used to treat hyperlipidemia?

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Pravachol is a HMG-CoA used to treat hyperlipidemia. Procardia, Prinivil and Cardura are used to treat hypertension.

All the following are reasons why covered entities may disclose protected health information (PHI) to law enforcement officials except?

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Communicable disease must be reported to public health authorities authorized by law to collect or receive information.

The physician prescribes 500mg of a drug with is available as 1gm / 2ml, how many milliliters should this patient receive?

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The patient should receive 1ml. First, 1gm should be converted to 1000mg. Multiply 500mg by 2. Divide the product 1000mg by 1000mg.

Which of the following would be a solution to a patient identifiers error caused by nurses?

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Nurses are now electronically connected to the pharmacy through bar codes. The nurse can ensure accuracy of medication dosage at the patient’s bedside before medication is given. The nurse can be alerted to any special notes or warning.

Which of the following is not part of the personal protective equipment?

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A laboratory jacket may be worn as part of the dress code in an institutional setting, but is not a part of PPE, instead personal will wear gowns or laboratory coats.

Which of the following is not an example of auxiliary labels?

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Take one tablet at bedtime are directions or signa used on a prescription label. Take with food, avoid sunlight and shake well are additional warnings or information to the patient.

When receiving medications in the pharmacy, which of the following will prevent a high volume of expired medications on the shelf?

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When placing medication on shelf rotating stock by placing product with shortest date in front and longest date behind it.

Which of the following rejection code describes invalid days supply?

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Code 19 is for invalid days supply; Code 7 is invalid cardholder ID number; Code 22 is invalid DAW or product selection; Code 28 is invalid date prescription written

Which of the following is a type of computer input device?

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Light pen is an input device. Plotters, speaker and printers are output devices.

Which of the following is a potential side effect of ACE inhibitors?

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A side effect of ACE inhibitor is a dry cough sometimes hacking cough that does not resolve over time. People who develop this sometimes need to be switched to an alternative class of medication.

The binder for Safety Data Sheets (SDS) consists of how many sections?

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The binder for the SDS is now required to consist of 16 sections used for all potentially dangerous chemicals used in the workplace.

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