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1 Pharmacy Technician Program
PTCE # 4 Review Pharmacy Technician Program

2 What is the name of the document with approved agents to be used in an institution or reimbursable by an insurance plan? a. database b. policy c. legend d. formulary formulary

3 When checking in an order from the wholesaler, against which of the following documents should the order be checked? a. invoice b. want book c. purchase order d. last 24-hour usage purchase order

4 The patient’s date of birth is important
The patient’s date of birth is important. What is not an appropriate use for the DOB? a. third-party billing b. demographic information to give to marketers c. identifying patients with the same name d. evaluating the appropriateness of therapy B

5 The Orange Book is used to find
a. therapeutic equivalent generics b. average wholesale price c. pharmacologic information d. compatibility information A

6 What is the most common reason for noncompliance?
a. side effects b. forgetfulness c. complexity of regimen d. cognitive impairment A

7 What is the most important characteristic of a parenteral preparation?
a. sterility b. hypertonic c. alkaline d. nonpyrogenic A

8 Which statement concerning compounding records is true?
a. Compounding records are not necessary. b. Compounding records only require the name of the product and the preparer. c. Compounding records include a record of compounding, including ingredients, preparer, name of supervising pharmacist. d. It is the recipe for how to make the product. C

9 Typical unit dose packaging includes all of the following except:
a. amber prescription vial b. heat-sealed strip packages c. blister packs d. adhesive sealed bottles A.

10 What is the name of the procedures used to prevent infection caused by exposure to blood or other bodily fluids? a. blood precautions b. universal precautions c. sterile precautions d. aseptic technique B

11 What is the name of the compounded product that is a liquid in which the active ingredient is not dissolved in the vehicle? a. elixir b. suspension c. solution d. spirit A

12 What is the name of the guidelines that govern extemporaneous compounding?
a. good manufacturing practices b. good compounding guidelines c. acceptable manufacturing practices d. good mixing guidelines A

13 Who at a typical hospital reports to the board of directors?
a. Director of pharmacy b. President (or CEO) c. Vice president of professional services d. Staff pharmacists B

14 Which of the following enables a pharmacy to use a single source to purchase numerous products from numerous manufacturers? a. direct purchasing b. wholesaler purchasing c. just in time purchasing d. independent purchasing B

15 If a product on formulary is not available from the manufacturer in unit-dose packaging, the technician should a. recommend it be taken off formulary b. order bulk & repackage in unit-dose c. order bulk and send bulk pkg to nsg unit d. interchange with a therapeutic equivalent B

16 What is the name of the rigorous inspection process with JCAHO that institutions voluntarily submit?
a. registration b. licensure c. certification d. accreditation D

17 When updating a patient profile, which of the following would a technician not ask a patient?
a. changes in insurance coverage b. OTC medications the patient takes c. drug allergies d. addiction history D

18 Which of the following is exempt from the Poison Prevention Act?
a. hormone replacement therapy b. oral contraceptives in the manufacturer’s dispensing package c. isosorbide mononitrate d. potassium chloride tablets B

19 Which of the following terms means the act of reducing a substance to a small, fine particle?
a. blending b. comminution c. trituration d. spatulation B

20 Aseptic technique is the process of manipulating sterile products to prevent…
a. introduction of an active ingredient b. introduction of pathogens c. introduction of water d. introduction of sepsis B

21 The name for the official list of medications approved for use in an institution is called
a. United States Pharmacopeia b. Care plan c. Orange Book d. Formulary D

22 Where should hazardous substances needing refrigeration be stored?
a. Next to other refrigerated products on wire racks b. separate from other drugs in bins that prevent breakage and control leakage c. in the hood where chemotherapy is admixed d. at room temperature B

23 The Pharmacy & Therapeutics committee’s primary function is to
a. formulate policies pertaining to pharmaceutical use in the hospital b. establish job descriptions c. review investigation drug research d. establish care plans A

24 A Pyxis machine is an example of a(n)
a. pneumatic delivery system b. class-100 environment c. automatic dispensing technology d. sterile compounding machine C

25 Where is the volume of fluid measured in a conical graduate?
a. top of the meniscus b. center of the meniscus c. bottom of the meniscus d. one mark above the bottom of the meniscus C

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