PTCB Practice Test 3

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[Dilaudid-HP 10 mg/ml] The doctor prescribes Dilaudid gr 1/60 IV every four hours prn. In a day, how many milliliters will be administered?

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"The correct answer:
0.6 ml"

Which of the following types of errors describes administration to the patient of medication not authorized by a legitimate prescriber?

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unauthorized drug error would include wrong drug, a dose to wrong patient or unordered drug. Omission error describes failure to administer a drug; monitoring error describes failure to review a prescribed regimen; wrong dosage describes administration of a dosage form other than what was ordered.

What type of injectable water is intended to be use for injections?

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Bacteriostatic water is used to reconstitute powder form of medication. Purified, sterile water for irrigation and water can’t be used to reconstitute injectable drug because it is not considered free of certain microorganisms.

Over the course of 8 hours, give 1L NS. 15 gtt/ml drop factor ______ gtt/min flow rate

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"The correct answer:
31 gtt/min"

Which of the following demonstrates the gross profit formula?

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The selling price minus the purchase price of a medication is considered the gross profit. The purchase price plus the cost to dispense is the selling price; overall cost multiplied by desired percent profit is the net profit; selling price minus the overall cost is the profit.

The medical term -phagia means which of the following?

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Answer "Eat" - phagia means eat; -algia means pain; -pathy means disease; peri- means around

Which of the following is not a quality-related event?

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An incorrect pharmacy is not a quality related event because it doesn’t involve inappropriate dispensing or administration of a prescribed medication.

Which of the following is a way pharmacy information systems can be used?

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Clinical screening help pharmacy personnel analyze and filter data to make clinical decisions. Electronic audit request, financial information and codified prescription sig formatting are types of standards created by the NCPDP for electronic exchange.

Which of the following is a drug the helps remove mucous from the respiratory system?

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Expectorants are used to remove mucous secretions by loosening and thinning sputum making it easy to expectorate. Antitussives are used to decrease the coughing reflex; Decongestants are used to shrink swollen membranes in the nasal cavity; Antihistamines are used to inhibit the effects of histamines.

[Scopolamine Hydrobromide Injection, USP 0.4 mg/ml] At 0700, the doctor prescribes scopolamine gr 1/150 subcutaneous. How much liquid will be administered?

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"The correct answer:
1 ml"

Which DEA Form is used to engage in wholesale distribution by retail pharmacy for drugs containing pseudoephedrine?

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DEA Form 510 is used to for retail pharmacies that want to engage in wholesale distribution of bulk quantities containing pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine or ephedrine. DEA Form 41 is used for authorization to destroy controlled substances; DEA Form 106 is used for loss and theft of controlled substance; DEA Form 222 is used to order and transfer Schedule II controlled substances.

Which of the following is used to identify medications affected by recalls?

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The pharmacy is notified by the FDA or manufacturer with the drug name, strength package size, lot number and expiration and reason for recall.

The transferring of a Schedule II prescription can be done how many times?

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A Schedule II prescription are not transferrable because they can be filled only once. Schedule III – V prescriptions may be transferred one time only.

Which of the following medication is used to treat GERD?

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Ranitidine is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Infliximab treats Crohn’s disease; Loperamine treats diarrhea; Bisacodyl treats constipation

Mycostatin 400,000 units po four times a day is prescribed by the doctor. After reconstitution, the medication is administered at 100,000 units per milliliter. In one dose, how many milliliters will the nurse administer?

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The correct answer:
4 ml

[Morphine Sulfate 15 mg/ml] For myocardial infarction, your patient requires morphine gr 1/6 subcutaneous stat. How many milliliters are you going to use?

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Simply divide and multiply to convert grains to milligrams.

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