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Conditions or symptoms for which a medication is prescribed
Any reason for which a medication should not be taken by a specific patient
Medications which contain more than one active ingredient
The potential to cause cancer
The potential to cause mutations in DNA
THe site where two seperate IV lines run into the same vein
Indications, Dosage, and Administration, how a medication is supplied/tablet or capsule markings, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, pregnancy category, ect
Types of information found in a package insert
FDA-approved patient information for selected prescription drugs that pose a serious signficant public health concern
A patient with a history of an allergy to the medication prescribed is considered an example of ______________
_________________are the effects one medication may have on another
__________________is the negative or unintended effect of a medication
___________________is how the drug works in the body
The ____ __________ _________ is the quickest and easiest source for simple drug questions
Drug Information Handbook
__________ ____________ is a group of online reference databases
Update.com is updated every __ months
Provides identification of tablets and capsules by description and imprint codes
The book with physical/chemcial compatibility of muliple drugs when given together, when in the same bag, or when at a y-site
Handbook on Injectable Drugs
This book is used to check current availability of a brand name medication in a generic version and is known as the Orange Book
Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
This book contains specific information regarding the use of a medication during pregnancy and lactation
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
List the 5 steps in the Medication Use Process
- 1. Administration
- 2. Order Processing
- 3. Dispensing
- 4. Administration
- 5. Effects Monitoring
__________is the selection of appropriate medicine for a patient, after eveluationg the patient, after evaluating the patientand establishing the need for medicne
_________________is the preparation and issuance of one or more doses of a prescribed drug by a pharmacist or other authorized staff
____________is the act of giving a prescribed and prepared dose of an identified drug to a patient
______________assessment of a medications impact on a patient
______________is the failure to administer an ordered dose to a patient before the next schedule dose
An adult dose prescribed for a child or the dose is not appropriate for the patient based on the patient's height and wight is considered what type of dose?
List the 4 types of Medication errors organized around the patient
- 1. Communication
- 2. Labeling
- 3. Human Factor
- 4. System Related Factors
Incomplete directions which may include lack of auxiliary labels is an example of which type of error organized around the patient?
Error in stocking/restocking or cart filling
4 steps a tech is required to take when an error has occurred
- 1. Get help for patient if they are harmed
- 2. Correct error immediately
- 3. Alert the pharmacy officer or desgnated supervisor
- 4. Fill out an error report
What are the preliminary questions to counseling?
- Are you allergic to any medications?
- Are you or might you be pregnant?
What is the last thing you should ask your patient when you are finished with your counseling?
Do you have any questions?
List the 5 steps for patient counseling?
- 1. call patient to window
- 2. Ask for identification
- 3. Talk to your patient, ask preliminary questions
- 4. Pull each medication from bag and ensure that the number of prescriptions filled for each medication is what the patient was expecting
- 5. Review each medication with the patient
DD Form 1289
Single Prescription Form
AF Form 781
Multiple Item Prescription
What is the required information needed on prescriptions?
- Prescription Number
- Typist's Initials
- Complete and clear directions to the patient
- Proper name of the medication
- Medication strength and dosage form
- Quantity Dispensed
- Name of the prescriber
- Number of refills
If unable to fill the entire quantity of a control or narc witin in how many hours must the remainder of the prescrption be filled?