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In Virginia, which of the following is NOT a requirement for disposing of unwanted drugs from an expired hospice patient?
Can be performed by a hospice nurse, physician’s assistant, and/or physician
Can be performed by contracted pharmacist
Must be witnessed by the patient’s family or a second hospice employee
Must be documented in the patient’s medical record
Must comply with all state and federal requirements for safe drug disposal
In Virginia, a pharmacy can transfer up to what percent of controlled substances in reference to all controlled substances dispensed, to another registrant per year?
What requirements exist for issuing multiple C-II prescriptions from a prescriber in Virginia?
There is no need as refills are allowed on C-II medications
The earliest fill-date must be written on the prescription(s)
The prescriptions are permanently bound
The prescriptions are all on one page and cannot be separated
The prescriptions do not exceed a 120-day supply of a C-II medication
What category is gabapentin regarding the different categories of controlled substances in the state of Virginia?
In order to determine the legitimacy of a controlled substance prescription that appears questionable, and to ensure that it was delivered based on a bona fide practitioner-patient relationship, a pharmacist must verify which of the following with the prescriber or his/her authorized agent?
The patient’s identity, name and strength of the drug, prescriber’s DEA and NPI
The patient’s identity, name of the medication, and the quantity of the medication
The patient’s identity, name, strength, and refills of the medication
The patient’s identity, name of drug, and prescriber’s history with this patient
The patient’s identity, name of drug, strength, and institution where prescription was provided
NOTE: these are the requirements set forth in the Virginia BOP law book; however, it is always a good idea to determine a prescriptions legitimacy by gathering as much information as possible whenever needed.
If a physician and a pharmacist(s) maintain a collaborative practice agreement in Virginia, what are the patient’s options?
Fully participate as detailed in the collaborative practice agreement regarding the treatment(s) and/or testing the pharmacist(s) is to provide
Participate with the collaborative practice efforts as designed, or resign from the care of that physician
The patient may refuse any part of the collaborative practice agreement and this must be communicated by formal documentation and provided to the pharmacist(s) of the collaborative practice agreement
A patient, pharmacist, and physician modify the collaborative practice agreement per case and cannot be allowed to have a general collaborative practice agreement
The patient may refuse any part of the collaborative practice agreement and this must be communicated by the physician in the form of verbal or written notation on the patient’s prescription to the pharmacist(s) of the collaborative practice agreement
How many square feet must the pharmacy department be in Virginia to meet the minimum square footage requirement?
120 square feet
180 square feet
240 square feet
280 square feet
360 square feet
How often does a Virginia-based wholesale distributor have to renew their license?
Every two years
Every three years
Every four years
Every five years
In Virginia, a patient’s individual drug drawer may contain how many extra unit-doses of a medication in this jurisdiction?
As many as the prescriber deems necessary
In Virginia, it is valid for a PIC to destroy unwanted C-II through C-V drugs by incineration if they notify the Virginia BOP within how many days prior to destruction?
- Names of pharmacists (PIC & at least 1 more pharmacist)
If a pharmacist in Virginia acquires an emergency dispensing order from a prescriber in Virginia for a C-II medication how long does the prescriber have to provide a legitimate C-II prescription in place of the emergency prescription?
Does the Governor of Virginia have to pick one of the at least three names submitted by the Virginia Pharmaceutical Association for nomination to the vacant position of the VA BOP?
Yes, the Governor of Virginia must pick one of the at least 3 people for the vacancy
No, the Governor can put the appointment up for a vote to the public
Yes, but the Governor can require further names to be submitted in order to the fill the vacancy with the most suitable person
Yes, the only way for citizen/pharmacist members to be appointed is through their contact with the Virginia Pharmaceutical Association
No, the Governor can select whoever they feel suitable for the position
Who may accept oral prescriptions delivered by a physician or physician’s agent in Virginia?
Pharmacy intern under indirect or direct supervision by a pharmacist
Pharmacy technician under direct supervision by a pharmacist
Pharmacist who was recently licensed in the last 6-months
Nuclear pharmacy technician for the purpose of treating a specific patient
Pharmacy cashier under direct supervision by a pharmacist
In Virginia, how many milligrams of opium can be dispensed without a prescription?
In Virginia, what organization is powered to govern the advertising of over-the-counter products?
Virginia Board of Pharmacy
OTC Marketing Committee