Use our Pennsylvania pharmacy law sample questions to see if you are ready to take the MPJE. Passing the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination is a required step in getting licensed as a pharmacist. Our Pennsylvania MPJE practice test features challenging questions, instant scoring, and detailed explanations.
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A pharmacist participating in a Cancer Drug Repository Program shall keep disposal or destruction records that include all of the following EXCEPT:
Date of drug donation
Source of the destroyed drugs
Drug name, strength, and quantity
Name of person or firm destroying drugs
Date of drug destruction
Question 1 Explanation:
Pharmacies participating in a Cancer Drug Repository Program shall keep disposal or destruction records that include the source of the destroyed drugs, drug name, drug strength, drug quantity, name of the person or firm destroying the drugs, and the destruction date.
A pharmacist authorized to do so can administer injectable medications, biologics, and immunizations to patients more than _________ years of age.
Question 2 Explanation:
Pharmacists authorized to administer injectable medications, biologics, and immunizations may do so for patients more than 18 years of age. This means they can do this for any person the day following their 18th birthday. The influenza immunization is an exception, where this may be delivered to children aged 9 and older with parental consent.
Central processing centers are exempt from:
I. Maintaining an inventory of at least $5000 worth of nonproprietary drugs
II. Minimum size requirements
III. Requirement to have a sink used solely for pharmaceutical purposes
I and II
II and III
I, II, and III
Question 3 Explanation:
Central processing centers are exempt from having to maintain an inventory of at least $5000 worth of nonproprietary drugs, having a sink solely for pharmaceutical purposes, and minimum size requirements.
Interventions made during management of drug therapy under a collaborative practice agreement must be documented within _____ hours of the intervention.
Question 4 Explanation:
Interventions made during management of drug therapy under a collaborative practice agreement must be documented by the pharmacist within 72 hours of the intervention.
Accuracy of an automated medication system (AMS) must be tested every:
Question 5 Explanation:
The accuracy of an automated medication system must be tested every 6 months and after any upgrade or change in the system.
A pharmacist preceptor may not oversee the training of more than ______ pharmacy intern(s) at the same time, unless otherwise approved by the Board.
Question 6 Explanation:
Unless otherwise approved by the Board, a pharmacist preceptor may not oversee more than 2 pharmacy interns at one time.
Poisonous materials may only be sold to those aged __________ and older.
Question 7 Explanation:
Poisonous material or compounds may only be sold to those age sixteen or older.
A pharmacist whose license was revoked wants to apply for licensure reinstatement. This can only be done after a period of at least:
Question 8 Explanation:
A person whose license to practice pharmacy was revoked may not apply for reinstatement of the license unless it has been at least 5 years since the license revocation. They also must meet all licensing requirements.
All of the following medications may be mailed to a patient EXCEPT:
Oral HIV medications
Medications requiring refrigeration
Birth control medications
Question 9 Explanation:
Reconstituted antibiotics are not allowed to be mailed to a patient and must be picked up from the pharmacy. Medications requiring refrigeration or protection from heat deterioration should be mailed in appropriate packaging or with cold packs or other temperature control devices.
Pharmacies are required to maintain an inventory of at least _____ worth of nonproprietary drugs and devices.
Question 10 Explanation:
Pharmacies are required to maintain an inventory of at least $5000 worth of nonproprietary drugs and devices. The inventory cannot go below this at any time.
After a pharmacy notifies the Board of it closing, the pharmacy must cease operations after ____ days.
Question 11 Explanation:
A pharmacy that is closing or otherwise ceasing operation must notify the Board of Pharmacy. The pharmacy must cease pharmacy operations after 30 days of giving notice to the Board. No prescriptions or over-the-counter medications may be sold, transferred, or disposed of without permission after 30 days.
Pharmacists may give the influenza vaccine to people aged _____ years and older.
Question 12 Explanation:
Pharmacists may administer the influenza vaccine to people age 9 and older. Those under the age of 18 must have parental consent.
Along with records of vaccine administration, information that must be kept regarding a Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Identification of the VIS given
Publication date of the VIS given
Date the VIS is given
Who the VIS is given to
Who gave the VIS to whom
Question 13 Explanation:
Vaccine Information Statement information that needs to be recorded and kept with immunization records are the identification of the VIS given, the publication date of VIS, to whom the VIS is given, and the date the VIS is given.
Who is responsible for making sure the active stock gets removed and disposed of for drugs that are expired, improperly stored, deteriorated, adulterated, misbranded, or otherwise unfit?
Staff pharmacist on duty
Everyone is responsible
Question 14 Explanation:
The pharmacist manager at a store is responsible for making sure the active stock of medications gets removed or disposed of for drugs that are expired, improperly stored, deteriorated, adulterated, misbranded, or otherwise unfit.
The prescription area of a pharmacy must have a counter of at least ____ feet in length.
Question 15 Explanation:
The prescription area of a pharmacy must have a counter of at least 10 feet in length.
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