Below you will find a selection of our Tennessee MPJE practice questions. Passing the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) is an important step in becoming a licensed pharmacist in Tennessee. Our free online test includes challenging questions with detailed explanations.
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How often must a pharmacist renew their pharmacist’s license?
Every two (2) years
Every five (5) years
Every ten (10) years
License renewal is not necessary
A patient presents to the pharmacy to return a previously filled prescription. In which of the following cases could the prescription be kept without being destroyed?
I. Unit dose packaging
II. Unopened, commercially prepackaged containers
III. Unused prescription vial containing tablets
I and II
I and III
I, II, and III
Which of the following is a Schedule V controlled substance under Tennessee law?
Alprazolam (Xanax), carisoprodol (Soma), tramadol (Ultram) and zolpidem (Ambien) are Schedule IV controlled substances in Tennessee and federally.
Any licensed pharmacy that compounds sterile products must submit a report of high risk or batched sterile products to the Board every quarter. In which of the following circumstances is this quarterly reporting NOT required?
Community pharmacy compounding for long term care
Hospital pharmacy compounding for inpatient use
Hospital pharmacy compounding for outpatient use
Outsourcing facility compounding for hospice care
Nuclear pharmacy compounding for clinic use
How much is the pharmacist in charge (PIC) required to work at the pharmacy practice site?
10% of hours the pharmacy is open
25% of hours the pharmacy is open
50% of hours the pharmacy is open
75% of hours the pharmacy is open
There is no requirement for the PIC to be present at the pharmacy practice site
What is/are the requirement(s) for storing prescription order records?
I. Each prescription order must be serially numbered
II. Each prescription order must be filed sequentially by date filled
III. Each prescription order must be stored at the pharmacy practice site for at least one (1) year after the last date dispensed
I and II
I and III
I, II, and III
What is the maximum number of technicians one (1) pharmacist may supervise?
Four (4) technicians, if two (2) are certified technicians
Four (4) technicians, no matter certification
One (1) technician, no matter certification
There is no pharmacist to technician ratio in Tennessee
Two (2) technicians, if one (1) is a certified technician
The pharmacist in charge may request a modification of the ratio from the Board of Pharmacy in writing. The pharmacist in charge must address:
- The pharmacy technician’s experience, skill, knowledge and training
- The workload at the practice site
- Detailed information regarding the numbers of pharmacy technicians and the specific duties and responsibilities of each of the pharmacy technicians
- Justification that patient safety and quality of pharmacy services and care can be maintained at the pharmacy
A patient presents to the pharmacy with a written prescription for Plavix 75mg, one every day, #30. The pharmacist dispenses the least expensive generic equivalent, clopidogrel 75mg, to the patient. What is the pharmacist’s obligation when substituting a generic equivalent?
The pharmacist may not make a generic substitution unless approved by the prescriber before dispensing.
The pharmacist does not need to notify the patient that a generic equivalent has been substituted.
The pharmacist must notify the patient of the substitution with a generic equivalent by a “face to face” interaction or phone call.
The pharmacist must notify the patient of the substitution with a generic equivalent by noting the substitution on the prescription label.
The pharmacist must notify the prescriber of the substitution with a generic equivalent by a facsimile or phone call.
Which of the following is necessary for compounding cisplatin chemotherapy?
Bypass fume cabinet
Horizontal flow cabinet
Powder containment cabinet
Vertical flow cabinet
What quantity of prescription drug may a pharmacy practice site package to be dispensed for outpatient use from an emergency room?