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At minimum, how often must qualified persons examine pharmacy stock of the prescription department to remove deteriorated or expired medications?
Every two months
Every three months
Every four months
Every six months
Question 1 Explanation:
Qualified persons must examine the pharmacy stock of medications at least every four months to remove expired or deteriorated medications from the stock. These should never be sold or dispensed.
What percentage of consultant pharmacist training of the assessment and evaluation period must take place on-site at an institution that holds a pharmacy permit?
Question 2 Explanation:
Sixty percent (60%) of the 40 hour training for consultant pharmacy must take place on-site at an institution that holds a pharmacy permit. Training should include: regimen review, documentation and communication; facility review; committee and reports review and preparation; policy and procedures review and preparation; principles of formulary management; and professional relationships and knowing how to interact with both administrators and staff.
Florida Board of Pharmacy members are appointed by:
Florida Pharmacists Association
Question 3 Explanation:
The Florida Governor appoints the Board of Pharmacy members. These appointments are confirmed by the Senate.
Specialty pharmacies must notify the Board of Pharmacy of a change in responsible person within how many days of the change?
Question 4 Explanation:
After a change in responsible person, specialty pharmacies must notify the Florida Board of Pharmacy within 10 days.
A pharmacist can administer a long-acting antipsychotic medication at the direction of a physician if:
I. There is a protocol established with the physician
II. There is a separate prescription for each injection
III. The pharmacist completes a continuing education course
I and II
I and III
I, II, and III
Question 5 Explanation:
A pharmacist can administer a long-acting antipsychotic when there is a protocol established with a physician and they receive a separate prescription for each injection. The pharmacist must also follow regulations regarding safe disposal of medication and injection waste. A continuing education course must be completed before being able to administer long-acting antipsychotics.
A pharmacist has been retired for 6 years and has decided he wants to start practicing pharmacy again. What must this pharmacist do in order to apply for an active license in the state of Florida?
Complete 60 hours of continuing education within 2 years of applying
Take and pass the jurisprudence exam and the NAPLEX
Attend a live Florida law review equivalent to 5 hours of continuing education
Take and pass the jurisprudence exam only
Take and pass an appropriate therapeutics test administered by the state
Question 6 Explanation:
Any pharmacist that has a retired license for more than 5 years or has not been active in the state of Florida must take and pass both the jurisprudence exam and the NAPLEX. If a pharmacist has been retired for less than 5 years, they would only have to take the jurisprudence exam.
The general condition unless otherwise specified, is that a pharmacist cannot supervise more than _________ registered pharmacy technician(s) at one time.
Question 7 Explanation:
A Florida pharmacist cannot supervise more than one registered pharmacy technician unless otherwise authorized and specified by the Board. There are other provisions that allow a different pharmacist:technician ratio.
At a pharmacy where drugs are not dispensed and there is no sterile compounding, a pharmacist may supervise up to _______ registered pharmacy technicians at one time.
Question 8 Explanation:
At a non-dispensing pharmacy where no sterile compounding takes place, a pharmacist can supervise up to eight registered pharmacy technicians at one time.
What is the maximum amount of a schedule V substance of codeine that can be sold to any one individual within a 48-hour period?
Question 9 Explanation:
Schedule V controlled substance quantities sold to any one individual within a 48-hour period are limited to 120 milligrams of codeine.
For a consultant pharmacist that has the authority to order lab or clinical testing, they must have how many hours of continuing education related to lab and clinical testing?
Question 10 Explanation:
Consultant pharmacists that have ordering labs or clinical testing as part of their job authority must have 3 hours of continuing education relating to ordering lab and clinical tests within the two years before license renewal.
Members of the Drug Wholesale Advisory Council serve a term of how many years?
Question 11 Explanation:
The members of the Drug Wholesale Advisory Council serve a term of 4 years.
How many hours of a continuing education course must a pharmacist receive regarding safe and effective administration of behavioral health and antipsychotic injections to be able to administer long-acting antipsychotics?
Question 12 Explanation:
A pharmacist must complete an 8 hour continuing education course regarding the safe and effective administration of behavioral health and antipsychotic injections. The continuing education must be offered by an accredited statewide professional association of physicians in Florida or a statewide association of pharmacists.
How many hours of continuing education are pharmacy technicians required to complete every two years?
Question 13 Explanation:
Twenty hours (2 C.E.U.s) of approved continuing education are required to be completed every two years by pharmacy technicians.
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