Use our Arizona MPJE practice questions to prepare for your pharmacy law exam. Passing the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) is one of the requirements for pharmacist licensure. Our free online practice test features an assortment of challenging questions on Arizona pharmacy law. Each question is followed by a detailed explanation.
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Cleanrooms and laminar air flow hoods must be certified every:
Question 1 Explanation:
Certification must be obtained every 6 months for cleanrooms and laminar air flow hoods.
Annual controlled substance inventory must take place on:
Question 2 Explanation:
Annual controlled substance inventory must take place May 1st unless otherwise directed by the Board.
When a pharmacy closes and transfers controlled medications out of the pharmacy, what form must be used?
None of the above
Question 3 Explanation:
A DEA 222 form must be used when controlled medications are transferred out of a pharmacy that is closing.
Mr. Mathis is a patient that faxed his prescription for his blood pressure medication to the pharmacy that the doctor had written for him. He is at the pharmacy to pick up his medication; however, Mr. Mathis left his original prescription at home. Which of the following is the appropriate response?
Give the prescription to the patient since there is record of the prescription from the patient faxing it to the pharmacy
Give the prescription to the patient and then call the provider’s office to ensure the prescription was valid
Have the patient return to the pharmacy with a new prescription written by the prescriber to ensure it is being issued legitimately
Have the patient return to the pharmacy with the original prescription and then give the prescription to the patient
Give the patient 3 days worth of the medications and have the patient bring in the original prescription to dispense the rest
Question 4 Explanation:
Patients can fax or email prescriptions to the pharmacy to have them filled; however, such prescriptions may not be dispensed until the original prescription is given to the pharmacy with the prescriber’s signature.
How much space must be clear in front of a work counter at a community pharmacy?
Question 5 Explanation:
There must be at least 36 inches of clear space in front of work counters at community pharmacies.
How many nurse supervisors may have authority to access a hospital pharmacy when it is closed?
1 nurse supervisor per shift
2 nurse supervisors per shift
4 nurse supervisors per shift
5 nurse supervisors total
10 nurse supervisors total
Question 6 Explanation:
One nurse supervisor per shift may have authority to access the hospital pharmacy when it is closed.
A pharmacy is discontinuing operation and must submit information to the Board of Pharmacy beforehand. What information of the discontinuing pharmacy must be submitted?
Pharmacy name, phone number, permit number, and DEA registration number
Pharmacy name and permit number
Pharmacy name, permit number, and DEA registration number
Pharmacy name, address, permit number, and DEA registration number
Pharmacy name, address, and permit number
Question 7 Explanation:
A pharmacy discontinuing business must submit the following information about the pharmacy: name, address, permit number, and DEA registration number.
Schedule II opioids must have what color cap on the bottle when they are dispensed in the outpatient setting?
Question 8 Explanation:
Schedule II opioids must have a red cap on the bottle when they are dispensed in the outpatient setting. If no red caps are available, a red sticker must be affixed to the top of the cap.
When using or providing shared pharmacy services, such as a remote order entry or central fill pharmacy, each pharmacy must record what information in each step of prescription processing?
Employee name, initials, or ID code
Employee initials and time
Employee initials and ID code
Employee ID code and date
Employee name and prescription number
Question 9 Explanation:
Employees must keep record of either their name, initials, or ID code during each step of prescription processing when receiving or providing shared pharmacy services.
The sterile compounding area of a hospital pharmacy must be at least:
100 square feet of contiguous flooring
200 square feet of contiguous flooring
400 square feet of contiguous flooring
500 square feet of contiguous flooring
550 square feet of contiguous flooring
Question 10 Explanation:
The sterile compounding area of a hospital pharmacy must be at least 100 square feet of contiguous flooring. For permits or remodels done before November 1, 2006, the requirement is 60 square feet.
Pharmacy technicians must report a change in employer to the Board within how many days of the change?
Question 11 Explanation:
Pharmacy technicians must report a change in employer to the Board within 10 days of the change.
A pharmacist applicant must petition and obtain approval from the Board before retaking the NAPLEX after they have failed:
Question 12 Explanation:
A pharmacist applicant must petition and obtain approval from the Board before retaking the NAPLEX or MPJE if they have failed 3 times.
The authorization to test (ATT) from the Board of Pharmacy to take the NAPLEX is valid for how long after the Board receives the initial application?
Question 13 Explanation:
The ATT from the Board of Pharmacy that an applicant receives to take the NAPLEX is valid for 12 months from the date the Board received the initial application.
Patients may be charged a handling fee when dispensed a medication that has been donated. This fee cannot be more than:
$1.00 per prescription
$2.50 per prescription
$3.00 per prescription
$4.50 per prescription
$5.00 per prescription
Question 14 Explanation:
Patients that are dispensed a donated drug may be charged up to $4.50 per prescription as a handling fee.
A permittee of a non-prescription wholesale drug permit that stocks 30 or fewer drugs is a:
Category I Retailer
Category II Retailer
Category III Retailer
Category IV Retailer
Category V Retailer
Question 15 Explanation:
Non-prescription wholesale drug permittees that stock 30 or fewer drugs are considered a Category I Retailer.
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