PTCB Practice Test #8
A daily log should be kept for medications stored in the refrigerator that must maintain a temperature of?
The refrigerator temperature ranges from 2 to 8 degrees C. All medications have specific storage conditions determined by the manufacturer. 20 to 25 degrees represents controlled room temperature; -25 to -10 degrees represents freezer; 8 to 15 degrees represents cool.
Which of the following is not a reason a claim will be rejected?
A claim will not be rejected due to the medication strength. Claims will be rejected because of incorrect days’ supply -19; refill too soon -79; incomplete prescriber ID-25
Which of the following report is used to account for significant theft or loss of a controlled substance?
diversion reports are used to track significant theft or loss of controlled substance. Inventory report is used to determine inventory count based on various factors; override is used to determine the pharmacy personnel users that override or disregard warnings employed by the system; Usage evaluate patterns and trends of medications.
Which of the following is the classification for Vesicare?
Vesicare is classified as an agent for treatment of overactive bladder.
When entering the information into the computer, which code would be used for the spouse?
The code 02 is used to show the relationship to the cardholder as the spouse. 03 is used for dependent; 00 or 01 can be used for the cardholder.
All the following are classification list of hazardous waste based on ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity and toxicity except?
Q is not a list for hazardous waste. All other lists F, K, P and U are types of hazardous waste. P and U list may be found in a pharmacy.
Which of the following organization does not track medication errors?
The Board of Pharmacy regulates state agencies that oversee the practice of pharmacy. FDA MedWatch is a voluntary program that allows the reporting of adverse events. The Joint Commission address quality of patient care and patient safety. NCCMERP address interdisciplinary causes of medication errors and strategies for prevention.
What storage condition would indicate a temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit?
Controlled room temperature range from 59 to 86 degrees; Cold is 36 to 46 degrees; Cool is 46 to 59 degree; Warm 86 to 104 degrees.
Which of the following is used to identify and define inventory items based on their usage?
ABC analysis focuses on the products that will have the greatest inventory turnover rate. Periodic Automatic Replacement automatically orders a medication when it falls below a predetermine quantity; Just in Time orders a product just before it is used; Minimum and maximum is a predetermined number that states the min and max amount to be kept on shelf.
Which of the following is a method of payment when a patient does not have insurance?
When a patient is responsible for the total cost of their prescription, they must pay by using cash, check or credit card. Coupons are used for specific products as an incentive for the patient to take the drug; Prior authorization is needed before a prescription can be filled by the physician from the managed care organization; Private plans gives the patient a prescription drug card from a pharmacy benefits manager.
E-prescribing tools can include all the following except?
Printers are output devices. Software, hardware, and touch screens can be used to transfer prescription data among prescribers and pharmacy.