Pharmacology Test #2

With this drug administration system, there is a computerized dispenser. These are supplied by the pharmacy daily in single-unit packages. With this system, the order is received, the nurse uses a security code and password to access it. The patient’s name is selected and the dispenser opens and you select the medication that you want to administer at that time. You take the medication to the patient and administer to them. Controlled drugs are kept in the system. Sometimes they will keep them in a section. Sometimes they are double-locked.

A.) Stock Drug System
B.) Unit-dose system
C.) Computer-controlled dispensing system.
D.) Controlled Drug System

Answer: C

With this drug administration system, you will have a unit dose cart with drawers. In the drawers there will be bins for each patient. Medications are stored in these drawers. Medications are in a container with enough compartments to contain the correct doses for the patients. The compartments are called cassettes and are color-coded for certain times of the day that the medications are to be taken. You may have single unit packages of drugs, which are drugs that are packaged individually. In this system, the Pharmacist changes the cassettes. Double checking is important due to a lack of calculations.

A.) Stock Drug System
B.) Unit-dose system
C.) Computer-controlled dispensing system.
D.) Controlled Drug System

Answer: B

With this drug administration system, all medicationss except narcotics, most dangerous medications or rarely used medications are stocked at the nursing station. They are used in small government hospitals Not charged individually.

A.) Stock Drug System
B.) Unit-dose system
C.) Computer-controlled dispensing system.
D.) Controlled Drug System

Answer: A