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Chapter 12. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

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The pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committee can be defined as:

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a. A committee that oversees all aspects of medication therapy in an institution

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b. A committee that oversees all procedures of the institution

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c. A committee that oversees only the medications that are carried in a hospital

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d. A committee that oversees only the quality of medication utilization

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The P&T committee may act only as:

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a. An advisory body to the medical executive committee

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b. An advisory body to the administration

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c. An advisory body to the board of trustees

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d. An advisory body to the pharmacy

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The functions of a P&T committee include:

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a. Determining what medications are available

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b. Quality assurance activities

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c. Policies and procedures regarding drug use

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d. All of the above

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Pharmacy/pharmacists support the P&T committee by:

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a. Having the P&T committee part of the pharmacy department

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b. Serve as chairperson

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c. Involvement in the rational planning process for each meeting agenda

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d. Only addressing medications to be carried on the formulary

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A drug formulary and a formulary system relate to each other in that:

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a. A drug formulary is a list of available medications under the formulary system which is the method for developing the drug list that reflects the clinical judgment of the medical staff.

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b. A drug formulary comes before a formulary system.

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c. The formulary system provides for a drug formulary that serves only to keep costs down at the expense of patient care.

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d. Where there is a drug formulary system in place there is never a drug formulary published.

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A closed formulary differs from an open formulary in that:

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a. A closed formulary includes all medications on the market.

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b. Closed formularies may not result ...

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