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Pharmacy Certification Exam Review

This activity contains 125 questions.


Calculate the flow rate in drops per minute if a physician orders
D5W/NS !"" m# over $ hr usin% an administration set that delivers
!" %tt&/m#&


87 gtt./min

68 gtt./min

117 gtt./min

78 gtt./min
'he dru% enalapril would (e cate%ori)ed into which of the followin%
classification %roups*


beta-blocker

ACE inhibitor

NSAID

anti-emetic
'he retail price of a prescription is (ased on +WP plus a dispensin% fee&
,sin% the followin% fee ta(le (elow- calculate the retail price of a
prescription for $" ta(lets if a (ottle of "" ta(.lets has an +WP of
/01&0"&
AWP Dispensing Fee
$0$!.00 $".7!
$!.01$10.00 $!.7!
$10.01$#0.00 $6.7!
$#0.00 an$ %& $7.7!


$1'.7#

$#0."7

$18."7

$#1."7
+ prescription for which of the followin% medications could not (e
written with refills*


ni(e$i&ine

h)$roco$one/acetamino&hen

lora*e&am

meth)l&heni$ate
+ technician answers the phone and the patient callin% in states that
after ta2in% a medication received from the pharmacy a few hours
earlier- she is not feelin% well and would li2e to 2now the side effects of
the medication& 'he technician should3


tell the &atient to lie $o+n an$ ma)be the ,i$e e((ect, +ill +ear o((
,oon

a,k the &atient to hol$ +hile he look, %& the ,i$e e((ect, in a re(erence
book

tell the &atient the ,i$e e((ect, o( the me$ication- ,ince the) are
commonl) kno+n to all &harmac) &er,onnel

&%t the &atient on hol$ an$ noti() the &harmaci,t o( the ,it%ation
Diphenhydramine is the %eneric name for which of these dru%s*


.ena$r)l

Dramamine

.ent)l

Soma
+ local dermatolo%ist has special ordered 0" % of &54 hydrocortisone
cream for a patient& 'he pharmacy has in stoc2 a $&54 hydrocortisone
cream and a 4 hydrocortisone cream& 5ow much of each will the
technician need to correctly prepare this extemporaneous compound*


"! g o( 1/ an$ 1! g o( #.!/

'0 g o( each ,trength

"0 g o( #.!/ an$ #0 g o( 1/

"0 g o( 1/ an$ #0 g o( #.!/
Who must initiate an order for an investi%ational dru% for patient use*


a technician

a &harmac) $irector

a &h),ician

a &harmaci,t
5ow many 5"".m% metronida)ole ta(lets will (e needed to compound
the followin% prescription for a patient3 metronida)ole 64- suspendin%
a%ent 6"4- simple syrup !"4 7sad 5
$
8 to 5" m#*


10

7

0

18
+ medication %iven to reduce a fever is called3


an analge,ic

an anthelmintic

an anti&)retic

an antit%,,i1e
9edications that are prepac2a%ed into unit.dose or unit.of.use
containers must have the follow.in% information included on the
pac2a%e la(elin%3


&atient2, name- $i,&en,ing $ate- name o( me$ication- an$ $irection,
(or %,e

me$ication name an$ ,trength- lot n%mber- an$ $irection, (or %,e

$irection, (or %,e- me$ication name an$ ,trength- an$ e3&iration $ate

me$ication name an$ ,trength- lot n%mber- an$ e3&iration $ate
+ patient (rin%s the followin% prescription into your pharmacy3 +moxil
!"" m% po tid for " days& :our pharmacy has in stoc2 an +moxil oral
suspension $5" m%/5 m#& What is the ex.act volume of medication you
will need to correctly and completely fill the prescription for the
patient*


#"0 m4

#00 m4

1!0 m4

168 m4
When mixin% cytotoxic a%ents for intravenous use- what type of syrin%e
is re7uired*


l%er-lock

,li&-ti&

re%,able

gla,,
+ccordin% to the Controlled Su(stances +ct- in what class of controlled
medications is #orta( 5*


I5

5

II

III
'he inventory turnover rate refers to3


ho+ long it take, the &harmac) to &roce,, a ne+ &re,cri&tion

ho+ o(ten me$ication, are %,e$ an$ reor$ere$

ho+ man) time, a )ear ,hel1e, are in,&ecte$ (or e3&ire$ me$ication,

ho+ o(ten em&lo)ee, 6%it an$ ne+ em&lo)ee, are hire$ to re&lace
them
'he portion of the retail price of a prescription that the patient must
pay is 2nown as the3


co-&a)ment

$e$%ctible

a1erage +hole,ale &rice

none o( the abo1e
5ow many capsules will it ta2e to completely fill the followin%
prescription with the %iven re%i.men3 Cephalexin 5"" m%- i po tid x !
days*


#1 ca&,%le,

#8 ca&,%le,

1" ca&,%le,

"# ca&,%le,
Prescription medications are often referred to as ;;;;;;;;;;;; dru%s
(ecause of the federal law that re7uires the pac2a%in% to display the
followin% messa%e3 <Caution3 =ederal law pro.hi(its dispensin% without
a prescription&>


&re,cri&tion

controlle$

legen$

none o( the abo1e
Stoc2 rotation is the tas2 of ma2in% sure that3


the longe,t e3&iration $ate i, in the (ront

Stock rotation i, the ta,k o( making ,%re that7

the ,horte,t e3&iration $ate i, in the back

the ,horte,t e3&iration $ate i, in the (ront

none o( the abo1e
Which of the followin% is classed as a (eta.(loc2er*


enala&ril

1era&amil

allo&%rinol

&ro&ranolol
+ patient in the hospital needs ?Cl 1 mE7 @A stat& 'he pharmacy stoc2s
?Cl $" mE7/m# in a ".m# multidose vial& What will the correct
volume of the stat dose (e*


0.0" m4

" m4

#.! m4

0." m4
What document is used as proof of receipt of a controlled su(stance-
accordin% to the DE+*


in1oice

&%rcha,e or$er

DEA 8orm ###c

&acking ,li&
'he pharmacy has a "4 stren%th and a $4 stren%th of a certain
ointment& + patient turns in a prescription for ! o)& of this ointment (ut
in a 54 stren%th& Which of the followin% would (e needed to compound
the ointment for the patient*


7! g o( 10/ ointment an$ "! g o( #/

1#0 g o( 10/ ointment

7! g o( #/ ointment an$ "! g o( 10/

"! g o( #/ ointment an$ 7! g o( 10/
What is the correct temperature for storin% an item in the refri%erator*


!09 to 8698

1!9 to '09C

#9 to 89C

le,, than '698
@n an inpatient settin%- the pharmacy must receive a direct copy of a
physicianBs order (efore fillin% an initial dose& Which of the followin% is
not considered a direct copy*


(a3

com&%ter-generate$ tran,(er

&hotoco&)

&hone call ackno+le$ging the 1erbal or$er
$5 m# of a Cipro 54 suspension contains how many %rams of active
in%redient*


6.#! g

0.6#! g

60.#! g

6#.! g
Which of the followin% professional concepts most specifically refers to
protection of the identity and health information of patients*


mortalit)

motilit)

con(i$entialit)

com&atibilit)
+ccordin% to federal law- what is the maximum num(er of refills
permitted for a Schedule @@@ controlled su(stance*


(i1e re(ill, +ithin ,i3 month,

three re(ill, +ithin 00 $a),

,i3 re(ill, +ithin one )ear

no re(ill, are allo+e$
@n the NDC num(er 0CC"D.6"."- what do the num(ers 6" identify*


&ackage ,i*e

$r%g &ro$%ct

man%(act%rer

n%mber o( tablet, in the bottle
'he trade name for %lipi)ide is3


:icrona,e

;l%co&hage

;l%cotrol

Diabine,e
What is the total volume of fluid needed if D5W is to run at 5" m#/hr
for $! hr*


"80 m4

#000 m4

#08' m4

1#00 m4
Eentamicin inFection is normally %iven to a patient at 5 m%/2%/day in
three divided doses& @f a patient wei%hs 0! l(&- what approximate
stren%th per dose should the patient receive*


1"# mg

7! mg

1#" mg

#! mg
Which of the followin% dru%s is classed as an 5
$
anta%onist*


cloni$ine

lorata$ine

clema,tine

raniti$ine
?Cl supplements are most often used in com(ination with3


li,ino&ril

na&ro3en

(%ro,emi$e

labetalol
@f a patient calls in for refills on Prinivil and Dia(eta- which of the
followin% com(inations of medications need to (e filled for the patient*


enala&ril an$ gli&i*i$e

li,ino&ril an$ gl)b%ri$e

li,ino&ril an$ gli&i*i$e

enala&ril an$ gl)b%ri$e
5ow much neomycin powder must (e added to fluocinolone cream to
dispense an order for 0" % of fluocinolone cream with "&54 neomycin*


'00 mg

600 mg

#"0 mg

1#0 mg
Which of the si% codes %iven refers to the followin% directions3 'a2e two
ta(lets (y mouth every ! to 0 hours as needed*


# tab, &o 6"6h &rn

# tab, 6"6h &rn

# tab, &o 6"6h

none o( the abo1e
'he pharmacy receives an order for "4 ointment& 8nly the 54 and
54 stren%ths of the particular ointment are 2ept in stoc2& @n what ratio
would the two stoc2 ointments need to (e mixed in order to correctly
compound the prescription order*


171

17'

#71

17#
Which of the followin% dru%s is most li2ely to cause photosensitivity*


na&ro3en

tetrac)cline

ni(e$i&ine

gl)b%ri$e
5ow many $5".m% doses of Claforan could (e withdrawn from a $.%
vial of the inFection*


(o%r $o,e,

t+o $o,e,

eight $o,e,

,i3 $o,e,
+ medication that should (e protected from exposure to li%ht is3


&rometha*ine

tetrac)cline

er)throm)cin

nitrogl)cerin
'he (lower on the laminar airflow wor2(ench should remain on at all
times& @f it is turned off for any reason- it should remain on for at least
;;;;;;;;;;;; (efore (ein% used to prepare @A admixtures and other
products&


1 ho%r

1! min%te,

'0 min%te,

"! min%te,
Which of the followin% needle si)es has the lar%est (ore*


#0 ga%ge

#' ga%ge

#7 ga%ge

18 ga%ge
When metronida)ole is dispensed for a patient- which auxiliary la(el
should (e affixed to the dispensin% container*


No alcohol

No $air) &ro$%ct,

:a) ca%,e $ro+,ine,,

<ake +ith (oo$ or milk
@f 5"" m# of a 54 solution is diluted to 5"" m#- how would you la(el
the final stren%th of the solution*


!/

0.0!/

0.#0/

#0/
+ prescription readin% <iii %tt& as tid prn pain> should have which set of
directions printed on the dispensin% la(el*


In,till ' $ro&, in the right ear t+o time, $ail) a, nee$e$ (or &ain.

In,till ' $ro&, in the le(t e)e three time, $ail) a, nee$e$ (or &ain.

In,till ' $ro&, in the le(t ear three time, $ail) a, nee$e$ (or &ain.

In,till ' $ro&, in the right e)e three time, $ail) a, nee$e$ (or &ain.
+ patient with a penicillin aller%y is most li2ely to exhi(it a sensitivity
to3


gentamicin

ce&hale3in

er)throm)cin

tetrac)cline
+ 'ylenol G6 ta(let contains 6" m% of codeine& 'he amount of codeine is
also e7uivalent to3


1 gr

# gr

1/# gr

1/" gr
+n @A infusion order is written for # of D5W/"&!54 NS to run over $
hours& 'he set that will (e used delivers 5 %tt&/m#& What should the
flow rate (e in drops per minute*


#1

#!

8

7
'o ensure that it is wor2in% properly- the laminar airflow wor2(ench
should (e inspected (y 7ualified personnel at least3


e1er) ,i3 month,

e1er) (i1e )ear,

e1er) three )ear,

e1er) )ear
Hovirax and Epivir are (oth classed as ;;;;;;;;;;;; a%ents&


antimalarial

t%berc%lo,i,

anti1iral

anti(%ngal
+ physician writes an order for a patient to receive ?Cl !" mE7/ # NS&
'he fluid is to (e infused at 1" m#/hr& What amount of ?Cl will the
patient receive per hour*


#.' mE6

8.6 mE6

6.8 mE6

'.# mE6
Na is the chemical sym(ol for which of the followin% elements*


nickel

,o$i%m

nitrogen

co&&er
When withdrawin% medication from an ampule- what si)e filter needle
will (e sufficient to filter out any tiny %lass fra%ments that may have
fallen into the solution*


0.# micron

! micron

# micron

0.! micron
Which of the followin% conditions is the dru% rifampin used to treat*


in(l%en*a

%rinar) tract in(ection

t%berc%lo,i,

nail (%ng%,
When measurin% li7uid in a %raduated cylinder- where is the volume of
li7uid read*


to& o( the meni,c%,

bottom o( the meni,c%,

center o( the meni,c%,

to& ,%r(ace o( the li6%i$
5ow many %rams of $4 silver nitrate ointment will deliver % of the
active in%redient*


#! g

" g

!0 g

#0 g
'he federal law enacted in CD" that re7uires the use of child.resistant
safety caps on all dispens.in% containers unless otherwise desired (y the
patient is 2nown as3


=arri,on Narcotic Act

>oi,on >re1ention Act

.%eller-8erri, Act

Controlle$ S%b,tance, Act
@nto what si)e (ottle will a prescription for 1" m# of cou%h syrup (est
fit*


" o*.

# o*.

8 o*.

6 o*.
@f a patient should receive a medication at 5 m%/2%/day in three e7ually
divided doses- what will the approximate dose (e if the patient wei%hs
!$ l(&*


068 mg

#8" mg

'#' mg

#00" mg
@f one of your pharmacyBs patients has had an adverse dru% reaction-
;;;;;;;;;;;; should (e used to report it&


the =C8A (orm

the ?ni1er,al Claim 8orm

the :e$@atch (orm

DEA 8orm ###c
8f the followin% choices- which pair of dru%s are 5
$
anta%onists*


>e&ci$ an$ Aantac

5a,otec an$ :otrin

>rini1il an$ <agamet

Aantac an$ >re1aci$
+ pharmacy wants to ma2e a 6"4 profit on an item that costs /!&5"&
What would the retail sell.in% price have to (e in order to ma2e such a
profit*


$6.#'

$6."0

$!.8!

$7.10
Which statement is true concernin% the dru% tetracycline*


It ,ho%l$ not be gi1en +ith milk &ro$%ct, or antaci$, (or be,t
ab,or&tion.

It ,ho%l$ be gi1en +ith milk beca%,e it i, %&,etting to the ,tomach.

It ,ho%l$ be gi1en +ith (oo$ or milk (or be,t ab,or&tion.

E3&o,%re to ,%nlight +ill not a((ect a &atient taking thi, me$ication.
What schedule of controlled su(stances does the dru% Darvocet N ""
fall under*


5

I5

III

II
When storin% an item at room temperature- the temperature of the
room should (e3


#9 to 89C

greater than '09C

'69 to "698

1!9 to '09C
+ list of medications that a physician may prescri(e from within a %iven
settin% is called3


an o&en ,),tem

an :SDS

a (orm%lar)

a clo,e$ &anel o( $r%g,
Which of the followin% si% codes refers to these directions3 'a2e one
ta(lespoonful after meals as needed for indi%estion*


1 <b,& &c &rn (or in$ige,tion

1 t,& &c &rn (or in$ige,tion

1 <b,& &c (or in$ige,tion

1 t,& ac &rn (or in$ige,tion
@f when preparin% @A admixtures- a vial slips from your hand and
(rea2s on the floor or other surface- a spill 2it should (e used to clean
the area if the vial contained which of the follow.in% medications*


1inbla,tine

am&hotericin b

a$eno,in

meth)l&re$ni,olone
Durin% cleanin% of the laminar airflow wor2(ench in preparation to
ma2e @A admixtures- which of the followin% statements is true*


<he ,i$e, ,ho%l$ be cleane$ (rom to& to bottom- +orking o%t+ar$
(rom the (ilter.

70/ i,o&ro&)l alcohol ,ho%l$ be ,&ra)e$ onto the =E>A (ilter to
en,%re it, cleanline,,.

<he +ork ,%r(ace ,ho%l$ be cleane$ (ir,t %,ing a contin%o%, ,i$e-to-
,i$e motion.

none o( the abo1e
What volume of 54 aluminum acetate solution will (e needed if $" m#
of "&"54 solution is extemporaneously compounded for patient use*


1# m4

8.' m4

0.8' m4

1.# m4
+mpicillin powder for inFection should (e reconstituted with and
diluted in ;;;;;;;;;;;; for (est sta(ility&


D
!
@

normal ,aline

lactate$ Binger2,

none o( the abo1e
5ow many .# (a%s will (e needed if D5W is to run at 0" m#/hr for 0
hr*


one bag

three bag,

t+o bag,

(o%r or more bag,
Which of the followin% dru%s is classified as an antidiarrheal
medication*


lo&erami$e

na&ro3en

labetalol

cimeti$ine
+ pharmacy has $" m# of a 3$"" solution in stoc2& @f the pharmacist
has as2ed the technician to dilute the solution to 5"" m#- how should the
final stren%th of the solution (e la(eled*


#.!/

#!/

#/

0.0#/
When an anti(iotic inFection is %iven in a small volume of solution that
is connected to the main line of @A fluids the patient receives- it is
commonly 2nown as %ettin% an3


I5 &%,h

I5 &igg)back

I5 inCection

I5 bag
8f the dru%s listed- which one could not (e phoned in or filled with
refills added*


co$eine

h)$roco$one

gaba&entin

acetamino&hen
'he lar%est %elatin capsule used for extemporaneous compoundin% is3


0

10

!

000
+ll manipulations in the laminar airflow wor2(ench should ta2e place
at least ;;;;;;;;;;;; within the hood&


6 in.

10 in.

8 in.

" in.
Which of the followin% dru%s is classified as a calcium channel (loc2er*


amlo$i&ine

enala&ril

atenolol

nitrogl)cerin
Some pharmacies operate with a manual inventory system in place&
When usin% this type of sys.tem- items needin% to (e ordered are written
down& 'his familiar list of items needin% to (e ordered is often referred
to as3


an in1oice

an :AB

&%rcha,e or$er

a +ant book
Which of the followin% DE+ num(ers would not (e valid for Dr& +nn
Cos%rove*


AC1'!!67#

.C'"#1#'"

AC'081"#1

AC678#'#0
8f all dru% recall classes- a ;;;;;;;;;;;; recall would not li2ely cause
harm to the patient since it is the least severe&


Cla,, I

Cla,, II

Cla,, III

none o( the abo1e- beca%,e an) $r%g on recall +ill ca%,e the &atient
harm
'he form used for orderin% Schedule @@ narcotics is 2nown as3


DEA 8orm ###c

DEA 8orm #"0

DEA 8orm #00

DEA 8orm 1#1
What class of dru%s is used to re%ulate the level of fluid in the (ody*


anti-in(lammator)

$i%retic

anti&)retic

,e$ati1e
'he 8ran%e Ioo2 is most often used to find ;;;;;;;;;;;;&


generic e6%i1alent,

man%(act%rer2, ,tan$ar$,

thera&e%tic e6%i1alent,

$irect &rice,
5ow many times a year should an ideal pharmacyBs inventory (e
turned*


1"16

101#

1#1"

101"
Which of the followin% pairs of medications could cause a maFor dru%J
dru% interaction if ta2en to%ether (y a patient*


h)$roco$one an$ na&ro3en

+ar(arin an$ a,&irin

&enicillin an$ trimetho&rim

gl)b%ri$e an$ met(ormin
+ patient ta2es NP5 insulin accordin% to the followin% dosa%e re%imen3
65 units s7 every morn.in% and 5 units every evenin%& 5ow many vials
of insulin will the patient need to last for at least 6" days*


one 1ial

three 1ial,

(o%r or more 1ial,

t+o 1ial,
Which of the followin% medications should always (e dispensed in a
%lass container*


nitrogl)cerin

$o&amine

amino&h)lline

&ota,,i%m
5ow many teaspoons are in one ta(lespoon*


"

#

'

!
When usin% a torsion prescription (alance- the first thin% you should do
after placin% it on a level surface is3


&lace the +eight, in the right &an an$ the ,%b,tance to be +eighe$ in
the le(t &an

&lace the ,%b,tance to be +eighe$ onto the ,cale

&lace the +eight, in the le(t &an an$ the ,%b,tance to be +eighe$ in
the right &an

%nlock the balance an$ le1el it to *ero
+n air vent on a vented administration set should (e a ;;;;;;;;;;;;
micron filter vent to (e considered a sterili)in% filter&


0.#

0.!

!

none o( the abo1e
5ow many ta(lets will a patient need if he is to ta2e ta(let po (id for
" days*


"0

'0

10

#0
8f the followin% tas2s involved in pharmacy practice- which is allowed
(y law for technicians to perform*


(illing a %nit-$o,e cart

gi1ing or recei1ing a 1erbal co&)

recei1ing a 1erbal or$er (rom a &h),ician

co%n,eling a &atient on the %,e o( hi, me$ication
What or%ani)ation re7uires that oral products (e stored separate from
inhaled products- topical preparations (e separated from inFecta(les-
and so on*


DCA=E

><C.

A>=A

AS=>
+n automatic stop order is most li2ely to (e issued with which of the
followin% meds*


amlo$i&ine ! mg tablet,

cloni$ine 0.' mg tablet,

acetamino&hen/co$eine '#! mg/60 mg tablet,

(%ro,emi$e "0 mg tablet,
Which of the followin% is e7ual to K pound*


"!" g

#"0 g

16 o*.

1 lb
+mphotericin I should (e mixed only in ;;;;;;;;;;;; for
compati(ility&


0.0/ ,o$i%m chlori$e

$e3tro,e

0."!/ ,o$i%m chlori$e

lactate$ Binger2,
'here are several different types of automated dispensin% systems&
Which of the followin% is not an automated dispensin% system*


>)3i,

.aker

Firb)-4e,ter

Emnicell
Personal protective e7uipment should (e used properly when handlin%
ha)ardous medications& 'his would consist of3


glo1e,

go+n

ma,k

all o( the abo1e
+fter preparin% @A admixtures- how should technicians dispose of used
needles*


Beca& nee$le, an$ $i,car$ them in a tra,hcan.

.en$ nee$le, ,o the) cannot &o,,ibl) be re%,e$.

Di,&o,e o( nee$le, in a ,har&, container +itho%t reca&&ing.

none o( the abo1e.
'he retail price of a prescription is /1&$6& 'he patient pays with a /$"
(ill& What chan%e should the patient receive*


one $ollar bill- three 6%arter,- one nickel- an$ t+o &ennie,

one $ollar bill- three 6%arter,- an$ t+o &ennie,

one $ollar bill- t+o 6%arter,- one nickel- an$ t+o &ennie,

one $ollar bill- t+o 6%arter,- three $ime,- an$ ,e1en &ennie,
Which of the followin% items does not need to (e present on a valid
prescription*


&re,criber2, ,ignat%re

name o( me$ication

&atient2, name

$i,&en,ing &harmaci,t2, initial,
Which of the followin% dru%s listed would not li2ely (e found stored on
an emer%ency crash cart*


$o&amine inCection

li$ocaine inCection

e&ine&hrine inCection

cimeti$ine inCection
'o (e considered a %eneric su(stitute for a trade.named dru% product-
the su(stitute must (e3


bioe6%i1alent

the ,ame color

ma$e b) the ,ame man%(act%rer

none o( the abo1e
8n the followin% perpetual inventory for a Schedule @@ controlled
su(stance- what line contains an error*
#ine
G
PatientBs Name
Luantity
Dispensed
Luantity
Received
Current
Ialance
1
Becei1e$ (rom
+hole,aler
100 100
# .arbara Done, "# !8
' Nanc) Smith '6 '#
" <homa, @atkin, #" 8


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When a pharmacy is audited (y a third.party payer such as 9edicaid-
what shows proof that the medications filled (y the pharmacy were- in
fact- pic2ed up (y the patient or a representative of that patient*


the &re,cri&tion n%mber

a recor$e$ ,ignat%re o( the &atient or &atient2, re&re,entati1e

the com&%ter &ro(ile o( the &atient

none o( the abo1e
What is the (est defense a%ainst the spread of (acteria and infection*


han$ +a,hing

+earing glo1e,

mo&&ing +ith chlorine bleach

,&ra)ing +ith 4),ol
+n inFection that is %iven in the spinal column is 2nown as3


an intra1eno%, inCection

a &eritoneal inCection

an inter,&inal inCection

an intrathecal inCection
+ hard copy of the ori%inal prescription should remain on file in a retail
pharmacy for at least3


(o%r )ear,

three )ear,

t+o )ear,

(i1e )ear,
Which of the followin% medications is indicated for induction of la(or
contractions*


rito$rine

e,trogen

o3)tocin

me$ro3)&roge,terone
When dispensin% ;;;;;;;;;;;;- a patient information pac2a%e insert
should (e included with the medication&


na,al $ro&,

in,%lin

oral contrace&ti1e,

$iet &ill,
+n instrument used to determine a patientBs (lood pressure is 2nown as
a3


electrocar$iogram

tem&anometer

gl%cometer

,&h)gmomanometer
Which of the followin% classes of anti(iotics are not recommended for
youn% children and adolescents*


(l%oro6%inolone,

er)throm)cin,

ce&halo,&orin,

&enicillin,
@f an accident occurs involvin% a ha)ardous su(stance that is stored in
the pharmacy- what document would %ive instructions on actions that
need to (e ta2en*


em&lo)ee han$book

ES=A GBight to Fno+H &am&hlet

&olicie, an$ &roce$%re man%al

:SDS
When preparin% a 'PN solution containin% calcium- phosphate- and
other in%redients- which of the followin% statements is true*


<he calci%m ,ho%l$ be a$$e$ a(ter all other ingre$ient, ha1e been
a$$e$.

<he calci%m an$ &ho,&hate ,ho%l$ be mi3e$ together in the ,ame
,)ringe be(ore being inCecte$ into the <>N ,ol%tion.

<he &ho,&hate ,ho%l$ be a$$e$ (ir,t to a1oi$ &reci&itation o( the
calci%m a$$iti1e.

<he &ho,&hate ,ho%l$ be a$$e$ la,t a(ter the a$$ition o( calci%m an$
other ingre$ient,- +hich +ill allo+ (or $il%tion o( the calci%m to
&re1ent &reci&itation.
'he pharmacist has as2ed the technician to dilute 5" m# of a 5"4
solution to 64 and repac2a%e the diluted solution into $.o)& (ottles&
5ow many (ottles will the technician (e a(le to fill*


1" bottle,

! bottle,

1' bottle,

6 bottle,
+ patient is (ein% provided with hyperalimentation& 'he followin% order
has (een sent to the pharmacy for preparation& @f the pharmacy stoc2s
ma%nesium sulfate "4 M"&1 mE7/m#N in a ".m# vial- what is the
volume of inFection to (e added durin% preparation of this 'PN
solution*
$ # over $! hrs
Dextrose $54
Phosphorus $" mE7/$# $ #
9%S8
!
$! mE7/$ #
Calcium %luconate $0 mE7
?Cl !" mE7/#
Na 1" mE7/$ #


#.1! m4

'0 m4

0.' m4

0.8 m4
What is the maximum volume that can (e inFected su(cutaneously in a
sin%le dose*


1 m4

' m4

0.! m4

# m4
What is the roman numeral for the num(er 5"*


I

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4
+ retail pharmacy is havin% a sale on certain over.the.counter
medications& @f an itemBs re%ular price of /0&1" is mar2ed down !"4-
what will (e the correct sellin% price for the item*


$".80

$#.#7

$#.7#

$".08
Which of the followin% dru%s listed is an antihistamine*


ni(e$i&ine

ce&hra$ine

cimeti$ine

lorati$ine
Sodium chloride is ;;;;;;;;;;;; solution&


an i,otonic

none o( the abo1e

a h)&ertonic

a h)&otonic
6$5 m% could also (e written as ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;&


10 gr

# gr

I gr

! gr