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automated dispensing system

a system in which medications are dispensed at their point of use upon confirmation of an order communicated from a centralized computer system

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closed formulary

a limited list of approved medication

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database

a collection of information structures so that specific information within it can easily be retrieved and used.

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formulary

a list of medications approved for use.

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inventory

a list of goods or items a business uses in its normal operations.

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Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

OSHA requires notices that provide hazard, handling, clean-up,and first aid information

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open formulary

a system that allow purchase of any medication that is precribed

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perpetual inventory

a system that maintains a continuous record of every item in inventory so that it always show the stock on hand

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point-of-sale system (POS)

an inventory system in which the item is deducted from inventory as it is sold or dispensed

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purchase order number

the number system assigned to each order for identification

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reorder points

minimum and maximum stock levels which determine when a reorder is placed and for how much.

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therapeutic equivalent

pharmaceutical equivalents that produce the same effects in pts

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turnover

the rate at which inventory is used, generally expressed in number of days

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unit-dose packaging

a package containing a single dose of a medication.

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open formulary

one that allows purchase of any medication that is prescribed

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closed formulating

A limited list of approved medications

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turnover

The rate at which inventory is used, generally expressed in number of days

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Schedule II substance

Must be stocked separately in a secure place and require a special order form for reordering. Their stock must be continually monitored and documented.

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Perpetual inventory

A system that maintains a continuous record of every item in inventory so that it always shows the stock on hand.

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inventory

A list of goods or items a business uses in its normal operation.

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reorder points

Minimum and maximum stock levels which determines when a reorder is placed and for how much.

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ORDER ENTRY DEVICE

In a computerized inventory system, a hand-held device to generate orders.

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Theropeutic equivalent

Plarmaceuticals that have the same effect in pts

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Purchase order number

A number assigned to each order for products that will allow it to be tracked and checked throughout the order process

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automated dispensing system

Medications are dispensed at their pt of use after an ordr has been confirmed and then communicated from a centralized computer system

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unit-dose

A package containing a single dose of a medication

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dispensing unit

In hospitals and other settings, medications are stocked in units throughout the facility that may also be called supply stations or med-stations.

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T/F. The majority of pharmaceutical manufacturer sales are to wholesalers

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T/F. Baker Cells is an example of a robotic device

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T/F. Reorder points are maximum and minimum inventory levels for a product.

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T/F. Computerized ordering systems do not allow manual editing.

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T/F. Point-of-sale systems adjust inventory as medications are sold or dispensed.

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T/F. With computers keeping records, printed copies are not needed

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T/F. Certain hazardous substances may not be shipped by air

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T/F. A closed formulary allows any medication prescribed to be purchased

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T/F. Most drug products should be stored at 50 to 59 degrees.

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T/F. Hospitals frequently use drug dispensing units located at ports of use through out the hospital.

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The list of medications that are approved for use in a health-care system is called a (an)

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a. turnover

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b. formulary

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c. therapeutic equivalent

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d. wholesale

formulary

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Medications that are chemically different but have similar actions and effects are

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a. generic equivalents

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b. always less expensive

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c. always more expensive

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d. therapeutically equivalent.

therapeutically equivalent

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____ is an expression for the rate at which inventory is used and is generally expressed in number of days.

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a. Reciprocal

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b. Turnover

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c. POS

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d. Availability

turnover

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Large purchasing groups that buy drugs in bulk for their members are called

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a. GPOs

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b. wholesales

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c. OSHA

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d. DPT

GPOs (Group purchasing organizations)

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Pyxis Med/Suppy station is a good example of a (n)

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a. automated point-of-use storage system

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b. automated dispensing machine

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c. robotic dispensing machine

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d. mobile robot

automated dispensing machine

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Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are required by ____ for hazardous substances and provide hazard, handling, clean-up, and first aid information

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a. OSHA

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b. State Board of Pharmacy

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c. FDA

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d. DEA

OSHA

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When reconciling an order, controlled substances are shipped separately, and should be checked in by a (an)

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a. technician

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b. pharmacy clerk

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c. pharmacist

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d. intern

pharmacist

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An inventory system in which the item is deducted from inventory as it is dispensed is called a/an

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a. automated dispensing unit

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b. point-of-use system

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c. formulary

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d. point of sale system.

point of sale system

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The po number identifies the

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a. post office

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b. pharmacy

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c. point-of-sale

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d. purchase order

purchase order

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Walkers, wheel chairs, crutches, and bedpans are examples of

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a. GPO

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b. DME

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c. DOT

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d. EPA

DME (durable medical equipment)

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Inventory goals

The goals of inventory management is two-fold; to ensure drugs are available when needed and that contract or special pricing is followed.

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open formulary

One that allows purchase of any medication that is prescribed.

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closed formulary

A limited list of approved medication

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closed formulary

A limited list of approved medication

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wholesalers

More than three-quarters of pharmaceutical manufacturers' sales are directly to drug wholesalers, who in turn resell their inventory to hospitals, pharmacies, and other pharmaceutical dispensers. they are government-licensed and regulated.

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Schedule I substances

Must be stocked separately in a secure place and require a special order form for reordering. Their stock must be continually monitored and documented.

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perpetual inventory

a system that maintains a continuous record of every item in an inventory so that it always shows the stock on hand

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spoilage

Inappropriate storage conditions or expired products automatically determine that a product is spoiled sine in either case the chemical compounds in the drug product may have degraded

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turnover

The rate at which inventory is used

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point of sale (POS) system

a system in which the item is deducted from inventory as it is sold or dispensed.

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drug reorder points

Maximum and minimum inventory levels for each drug.

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hard copy

Important reports (especially purchase orders) should be regularly printed out and filed as hard copy both for convenience and as a backup record-keeping system.

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COMPUTER MAINTENANCE

Factors that can damage computer systems are temperature, dust, moisture, movement, vibrations, and power surges.

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