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The Latin expression signa means “write on label,” which is the directions for the patient on how to take the medication.
Which of the following is not required on a prescription?
Patient’s social security number
There are five steps in processing a prescription. One step can only be performed by a pharmacist. It is
verifying the prescription/providing patient consultation
When a patient picks up a prescription, all of the following should be done by the technician, except
return the prescription to the patient
A pharmacy technician is preparing unit doses of a medication. What form must be completed?
What is the meaning of the following sig: “2 tab po qid ac and hs”?
Take two tablets by mouth four times a day before meals and at bedtime.
All of this information is required on a prescription label except
original date of the prescription
What is adjudication?
a pharmacy system sends a claim to the patient's insurance company for payment
What is an NDC or National Drug Code number?
an 11-digit number consisting of three sets of numbers in this order: the labeler, the drug, and the package
Translate these sig directions correctly: 1 tab ac and qhs
Take one tablet before meals and at bedtime.
A prescriber writes in her own handwriting: “Brand Name Medically Necessary.” What DAW number should be assigned to the prescription?
Which piece of information is NOTrequired on a medication order label?
Lot number of medication
A physician prescribes a prescription for a non- controlled schedule prescription with “prn” refills. For what period of time is the prescription valid?
1 year from the date the prescription was written
What is the subscription on a prescription?
Any special instructions or directions to the pharmacist
Which of the following pieces of information does not need to appear on a prescription label for a controlled substance?
Prescriber’s DEA number
Which of the following does not need to appear on a unit-dose log?
Color of medication
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