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Chapter 9 - Review
Pharmacy Technician
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Health Care
10/14/2008

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Term

____________ is the on-demand preparation of a drug product according to a physician's prescription.

 

A. IVPB

B. Extemporaneous compounding

C. Trituration

D. Spatulation

Definition

____________ is the on-demand preparation of a drug product according to a physician's prescription.  

B. Extemporaneous compounding

 

Term

Section <795> of the USP/NF deals with

 

A. compounding sterile products.

B. compounding nonsterile products.

C. official compounded formulations and their beyond-use dates.

D. containers used to package compounded formulations.

Definition

Section <795> of the USP/NF deals with

 

B. compounding nonsterile products.

Term

Which of the chemical grades listed below has the highest purity?

 

A. USP/NF

B. AR

C. HPLC

D. FCC

Definition

Which of the chemical grades listed below has the highest purity?

 

C. HPLC

 

Term

Which record will document how a compounded formula was actually prepared?

 

A. formulation record

B. compounding record

C. standard operating procedure

D. material safety data sheet

Definition

Which record will document how a compounded formula was actually prepared?

 

B. compounding record

 

Term

In assigning a beyond-use date to a compound prescription,

 

A. the manufacture's beyond-use date should be used as a last resort.

B. available scientific literature should be used as a last resort.

C. the expiration date is used.

D. the USP recomended beyond-use date should be used as a last resort.

Definition

In assigning a beyond-use date to a compound prescription,

 

D. the USP recomended beyond-use date should be used as a last resort.

Term

The sensitivity requirement of a Class A prescription ballance is

 

A. 6 micrograms.

B. 60 micrograms.

C. 60 milligrams.

D. 6 milligrams.

Definition

The sensitivity requirement of a Class A prescription ballance is

 

D. 6 milligrams.

Term

Aliquots can be used when a prescription calls for less than a ________ of an ingredient.

 

A. 120gm

B. 500gm

C. 500mg

D. 120mg

Definition

Aliquots can be used when a prescription calls for less than a ________ of an ingredient.

 

D. 120mg

Term

Which type of mortar and pestle is recomended for mixing liquids and semi-solids?

 

A. wedgewood

B. Porcelain

C. Glass

D. Earthenware

Definition

Which type of mortar and pestle is recomended for mixing liquids and semi-solids?

 

C. Glass

 

Term

When weighing a powder on a prescription balance,

 

A. pour the powder into the pan on the left side of the balance.

B. always use the largest weight boat possible.

C. keep the balance unarrested.

D. use a clean weight boat with each new powder.

Definition

When weighing a powder on a prescription balance,

 

D. use a clean weight boat with each new powder.

Term

Which type of glassware is "TC" (i.e., "to contain")?

 

A. Erlenmeyer flasks

B. single volume pipet

C. beaker

D. volumetric flask

Definition

Which type of glassware is "TC" (i.e., "to contain")?

 

D. volumetric flask

Term

A 100 ml graduated cylinder cannot accurately measure volumes less than

 

A. 20 ml.

B. 50 ml.

C. 30 ml.

D. 40 ml.

Definition

A 100 ml graduated cylinder cannot accurately measure volumes less than

 

A. 20 ml.

 

Term

If a 5 ml liquid volume needs to be measured, a __________ should be used.

 

A. 10 ml oral syringe

B. 100 ml cylindrical graduate

C. 100 microliter micropipet

D. 25 ml Erlenmeyer flask

Definition

If a 5 ml liquid volume needs to be measured, a __________ should be used.

 

A. 10 ml oral syringe

Term

Medicine droppers

 

A. cannot be used to deliver small doses of medication.

B. can be used to deliver small doses of medication if they are calibrated.

C. can be used to deliver small doses of medication without calibration.

D. can only be used to deliver water.

Definition

Medicine droppers

 

B. can be used to deliver small doses of medication if they are calibrated.

 

Term

Viscous liquids such as glycertin or propylene glycol will require approximately __________ to transfer out of a graduated cylinder.

 

A. 15 seconds

B. 1 minute

C. 4 minutes

D. 10 minutes

Definition

Viscous liquids such as glycertin or propylene glycol will require approximately __________ to transfer out of a graduated cylinder.

 

B. 1 minute

Term

Which type of syringe is used to administer a dose of liquid medication to a patient?

 

A. hypodermic with Luer-Lok®

B. oral syringe

C. hypodermic with Slip-Tip®

D. Adapt-a-Cap®

Definition

Which type of syringe is used to administer a dose of liquid medication to a patient?

 

B. oral syringe

Term

__________ is the technique used to mix two powders of unequal quantity.

 

A. Volumetric dilution

B. Volumetric emulsifacation

C. Geometric emulsification

D. Geometric dilution

Definition

__________ is the technique used to mix two powders of unequal quantity.

 

D. Geometric dilution
Term

The fine grinding of a powder is called

 

A. extemporaneous compounding

B. suspension

C. emulsion

D. trituration

Definition

The fine grinding of a powder is called

 

D. trituration
Term

Which of the following is not a method used to reduce particle size?

 

A. melting

B. trituration

C. levigation

D. suspension

Definition

Which of the following is not a method used to reduce particle size?

 

D. suspension
Term

One (1) gram of a drug that is sparingly soluble in a solvent will require __________ ml of solvent to desolve.

 

A. 1

B. 10-30

C. 30-100

D. 100-1000

Definition

One (1) gram of a drug that is sparingly soluble in a solvent will require __________ ml of solvent to desolve.

 

C. 30-100
Term

What is a nonaqueous solution?

 

A. syrup

B. elixir

C. tincture

D. liniment

Definition

What is a nonaqueous solution?

 

A. syrup

 

Term

Which is a required ingredient in a suspention?

 

A. floccalating agent

B. surface action agent

C. levigating agent

D. emulsifying agent

Definition

Which is a required ingredient in a suspention?

 

A. floccalating agent