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IL PHARMACY LAW BONUS QUESTIONS

Which drug strength(s) is/are available as OTC?

A. Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate 40 mg

B. Zegerid 20 mg

C. Humulin R U-500

D. Both A and B

E. Both B and C

B. Zegerid 20 mg

EXPLANATION:

A. Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate 40 mg. (Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate is available OTC with dosage strength 20 mg not 40 mg)

B. Zegerid 20 mg. (The generic drug is Omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate 20 mg is available OTC)

C. Humulin R U-500. (Humulin R U-100 is available OTC not the Humulin R U-500; see insulin table in question 1 answer)

A prescription for medical oxygen is good for:

A. 30 days

B. 90 days

C. 6 months

D. 12 months

E. Lifetime

E. Lifetime

EXPLANATION:

In general prescriptions for CPAP and Oxygen therapy are valid for life. Prescriptions can be written by any of the following licensed professionals: MD (medical doctor), PCP (Primary Care Physician), Psychiatrist, Dentist, Doctor of Osteopathy, Physician's Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, or Naturopathic Physician. Prescriptions from Chiropractors, Optometrists, Podiatrists, and Psychologists are not acceptable unless the prescriber is also a licensed MD or DO.

Responsibilities of the PIC include:

A. Provide and deliver drugs for in-patient care

B. Supervise pharmaceutical care

C. Participate in the Drug Formulary Committee

D. Both A and B

E. Both B and C

B. Supervise pharmaceutical care

EXPLANATION:

Review "PIC" under Section 14: Pharmacy Standards.

  • Supervision of all employees' activities related to the practice of pharmacy.

  • Establishment and supervision of the method for storage and safekeeping of pharmaceuticals, including security maintenance used when the pharmacy is closed and

  • Establishment and supervision of the recordkeeping system for the purchase, sale, delivery, possession, storage and safekeeping of drugs.

(68 IL ADC Section1330.660)

The following does/do not violate HIPAA: (Select all that apply)

A. A patient sees another patient's name on the sign-in sheet

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