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Which of the following must be electronically prescribed in the state of New York?
Prescription medical devices
Hypodermic needles and syringes
All of the above
Question 1 Explanation:
In the state of New York, controlled and non-controlled substances, prescription medical devices, and hypodermic needles and syringes must be electronically prescribed unless an exception applies.
Dr. Simmons is a prescriber that calls in a prescription for a Medicaid patient and says the brand product is medically necessary and the product needs dispensed as written. The prescriber must send over a follow-up written prescription within:
2 business days
3 business days
5 business days
7 business days
14 business days
Question 2 Explanation:
Prescribers must send a follow-up written prescription within 5 business days to the pharmacy when they call in oral prescriptions for Medicaid patients where refills or “daw” and “brand medically necessary” are advised over the call.
The public representatives serving on the New York Board of Pharmacy are appointed by the:
Board of regents
Board of agents
Question 3 Explanation:
The public representatives serving on the New York Board of Pharmacy are appointed by the board of regents. The professional pharmacy association in New York may nominate candidates for consideration.
An educational facility using hypodermic needles/syringes must report a change in custodial personnel to the Department within:
Question 4 Explanation:
Changes in custodial personnel at an educational facility with hypodermic needles/syringes must be reported to the Department within 30 days of the change.
A prescription for a schedule III–V medication written for a quantity exceeding a 30 day supply at the time of dispensing may be refilled how many times?
Question 5 Explanation:
Prescriptions for schedule III–V controlled substances written for more than a 30 day supply at the time of dispensing may only be refilled once; a new prescription must be obtained for any other fills.
Written prescriptions can be signed using a:
A and B
A and C
Question 6 Explanation:
Written prescriptions are required to have a signature that is handwritten and cannot be stamped or electronic signatures.
Verbal medication administration orders for residents of a nursing home must be signed by the prescriber within:
Question 7 Explanation:
Verbal medication administration orders for residents of a nursing home must be signed by the prescriber within 48 hours.
All of the following may obtain hypodermic needles/syringes without a prescription for use within the scope of their practice except:
Question 8 Explanation:
The following persons and institutions may obtain hypodermic needles/syringes without a prescription for use within the scope of practice: manufacturers or dealers in the health industry (medical, pharmaceutical, surgical, dental), institutions and partners that euthanize animals, medical institutions, advanced life support agencies, clinical laboratories, sanitariums, hospitals, physicians, dentists, registered pharmacists, nurses, podiatrists, veterinarians, and undertakers.
Which of the following is not a required element of continuing education records that need to be kept by pharmacists?
Number of hours completed
Verification of attendance
Program instructor name(s)
Date and program location
Question 9 Explanation:
There are 5 required elements of continuing education records that need to be kept by pharmacists. These elements include the: program title and any course identifiers, sponsor’s name, date and location of program, number of hours completed, and verification of attendance.
How many times may a pharmacy intern license be renewed?
Question 10 Explanation:
A pharmacy intern license may only be renewed once.
How many medications can be prescribed on the same prescription form?
Question 11 Explanation:
One medication can be prescribed per prescription form.
Which of the following must be on a non-triplicate controlled substance prescription written by a registered physician assistant (RPA) that is not required to be on a triplicate prescription (for benzodiazepines) written by an RPA?
Address and phone number of the supervising physician
The RPA New York State Education Department registration number
The DEA of the RPA
Address and phone number of the RPA
Handprinted, stamped, or imprinted name of supervising physician
Question 12 Explanation:
The address and phone number of the supervising physician is not required to be on a triplicate prescription for benzodiazepines written by an RPA, whereas it is required for a non-triplicate prescription written by an RPA. All of the following are required on a triplicate prescription: address and phone number of the RPA; DEA number of the RPA; handprinted, stamped, or imprinted name of the supervising physician; imprinted or stamped name of the RPA; signature of the RPA following by “RPA” and their New York State Education Department registration number.
Emergency medication kits at nursing homes may contain how many injectable controlled substances?
Question 13 Explanation:
Emergency medication kits at nursing homes may contain up to 3 injectable controlled substances.
Pharmacists may only accept prescription forms with more than one drug product contained on it when it originates from a:
Long term care facility
Federally qualified health center
Question 14 Explanation:
Pharmacists may only accept prescription forms with more than one drug product contained on it when it originates from a long term care facility.
The drug take-back date set by the Drug Take-Back Act is to take place on:
Question 15 Explanation:
The drug take-back date set by the Drug Take-Back Act is to take place on July 10th.
Pharmacies must contain a refrigerator that must be kept between:
0 and 5 degrees Centigrade
0 and 8 degrees Centigrade
2 and 5 degrees Centigrade
2 and 8 degrees Centigrade
5 and 8 degrees Centigrade
Question 16 Explanation:
Pharmacies must contain a refrigerator kept between 2 and 8 degrees Centigrade.
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