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99. Who can put terms, conditions, or limitations on the certificate of
registration?
a. The registrar by his own judgment.
b. The registrar by direction from the committee of registration.*
c. Any field inspector when he/she report a defect in pharmacy operation.
d. Minister of health.
e. The OCP.
100. Ms. Tokarzora present to you a prescription for a narcotic on August
14th, 2004 when you are
checking her profile, you noticed that she got another narcotic 10 days ago
from another physician,
you discussed with her the situation and she said you just fill my
prescription idiot. Your response
may include:
a. Send her away because she seems wild and drug abuser.
b. Call her first physician to inform him the situation and warn him.
c. Inform her second physician and ask if he still wants to authorize the
prescription.
d. Call the police.
e. Tell her that you cannot dispense the medication because it is too early.
101. Pharmacists must maintain special narcotic prescription file in sequence
as to date and number for:
a. 6 months.
b. 12 months.
c. 24 months.*
d. 3 years.
e. 6 years.
102. The following case what you are going to dispense?
R/ Non-benefit drug R/ Non-benefit drug
Has no interchangeable product Has interchangeable product
e.g. Minocin e.g. Tylenol tablets
Nothing if minister to pay Interchangeable product
Minocin if there is “No Sub” Tylenol of there is “No Sub”
Minocin if the client will pay cash and
select Minocin
Tylenol if the patient select to pay the
difference
All of the above.* All of the above.*
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93. Which of the following is not a requirement to be on a prescription?
a. The identity of the manufacturer of the drug dispensed.
b. The name of the manufacturing company.*
c. The signature of the person dispensing the drug and where different also
the signature of the
person receiving a verbal prescription.
d. The date on which the drug is dispensed.
e. The total price charged.
94. Prescription label may include all of the following EXCEPT:
a. The identification number that is on the prescription.
b. The date of birth of the patient.*
c. The name, address, and telephone number of the pharmacy in which the
prescription is
dispensed.
d. The identification of the drug as to its name, its strength and its
manufacturer, unless
directed otherwise by the prescriber.
e. The quantity where the drug dispensed is in solid oral dosage form.
95. Prescription label may include all of the following EXCEPT:
a. The pharmacist signature.*
b. The name of the pharmacy owner.
c. The name of the prescriber.
d. The name of the person for whom it is prescribed.
e. The directions for use as prescribed.
96. Who has the power to issue the certificate of accreditation?
a. Accreditation committee.
b. The lieutenant general in counsel.
c. The executive committee.
d. The registrar.*
e. The CphA.
97. “Child resistant package” means a container that meets the standards for
child resistant package
approved by the minister. Cases in which the child resistant package is not
advisable may include all
of the following EXCEPT:
a. When the prescriber or the person who presents the prescription
mentioned that.
b. When the age of the patient is over 65 years old.*
c. In case of professional judgment of the pharmaceutical chemist in the
particular
circumstances of the particular situation.
d. Because the physical form of the drug.
e. When the package is not available in the market.
98. Regarding the issue of signing the prescription by the pharmacist, which
of the following is NOT
true?
a. The pharmacist signature should be mope than a mark or initial.
b. Should be easy, so will not take the pharmacist time.*
c. It should be distinctive.
d. Rubber stamp is not permitable.
e. Pencils should not be used, because they can be erased.
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87. You are a registered intern in CPS I & II and working in a pharmacy,
your preceptor is in the coffee
shop beside the pharmacy while the telephone ring, Dr. Robert was dictating
a prescription for
Tylenol # 3 (verbal narcotic). Your proper action will be:
a. Apologize to receive the prescription because your preceptor is not on the
premises.
b. Ask the physician to send a written prescription.
c. To get the prescription, as intern you are entitled to do that otherwise you
fail in CPS
module and got to pay $7000 again.*
d. Send some one to call your preceptor.
e. The pharmacist and technician can take the prescription.
88. According to the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act (DPRA), who of
the following categories may
NOT prescribe drugs?
a. Physicians.
b. Physiotherapists.*
c. Dentists.
d. Veterinarians.
e. Midwives.
89. The policy of OCP in respect with sending medication by mail is:
a. It is prohibited unless there is no pharmacy nearby the customer area.
b. It is allowed only via Canada post.
c. It is allowed only by registered mail and/or courier, where signature is
required.*
d. It is allowed only within Ontario.
e. It is not allowed in Ontario.
90. Where you can advertise your pharmacy and customary fee usually?
a. At the pharmacy entrance.
b. Inside the counseling area.
c. Any prominent place in the pharmacy.
d. Within the dispensary area where all clients can see.*
e. At the entrance of the medical building.
91. Dispensing fee:
a. Cannot be exceeded at all unless you file a new one with the registrar.
b. Can be exceeded only if you explain to the customer why, before filling
the prescription.*
c. Can be exceeded by verbal authorization from the physician.
d. Can be exceeded with ODB clients only not with cash patients.
e. Cannot be exceeded.
92. Which of the following is not a requirement to be on a prescription?
a. The name and address of the person for whom the drug is prescribed.
b. The name, strength, and quantity of prescribed drug.
c. The direction for use, as prescribed.
d. The name of the pharmacist.*
e. The name and address of prescriber.
Also the following can prescribe drugs:
(1) Nurse practitioners.
(2) Chiropodists (DC).
(3) Podiatrists (DPM).
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81. Schedule B III drugs should be labeled “Use with adequate ventilation”
warning. Which of the
following is/are considered schedule B III drug(s)?
a. Acetone.
b. Commercial ether.
c. Formaldehyde.
d. All of the above.
e. (a) and (c) only.
82. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding faxing
prescriptions?
a. Pharmacist cannot accept faxed prescriptions for narcotics and controlled
drugs.*
b. Faxes are not acceptable for new prescription requests from patients.
c. Process of receiving faxes must maintain patient confidentiality.
d. Patient choice must be protected.
e. Faxes permitted for refill requests from patients if patient name, address
and prescription
number are provided, and original is already on file.
83. On any prescription label, the medication name will appear as:
a. Brand name followed by DIN.
b. Generic name followed by DIN.
c. DIN followed by either the generic or brand names.
d. Generic name followed by 3 letter appreciations of the manufacturer.*
e. Any of the above as it is not a big deal.
84. The patient has the right to request a copy of his prescription from all of
the following EXCEPT:
a. The physician only because he is the one who can issue a prescription.
b. The pharmacist only because he is not so busy same as the physician.
c. The nurse practitioner only.
d. The midwife only.
e. The third party insurance company.*
85. Ms. Lilovois requested a copy of her anti-immigrant prescription, you:
a. Said Ms. Lilovois, you are anti-immigrant and I’m going to give you only
strychnine.
b. Give her a copy of her medication prescription.
c. Give her a copy of her prescription and mark it a copy.*
d. Ask her to submit a written request.
e. Refuse to give her a copy.
86. You have some expired narcotics (20 tablets of hydromorphone and 2
ampoules of morphine) to get
rid of this stock you have to do the following:
a. Throw the tablets and empty the ampoules in the lavatory and flush with
enough water.
b. Call a licensed biohazard waste company to collect and destroy the stock.
c. Just get rid of that stock in anyway because it is a trivial amount then
report to the minister.
d. Make inventory and report to the minister (Drug Surveillance Office in
Ottawa) then wait
their reply and follow the instruction which can be get a witness as a
pharmacist or intern or
a nurse then destroy the inventory medication and record that in the narcotic
record and sign
both of you.*
e. Inform the OCP first to send you a field inspector.
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75. In the previous question, correct statements may include:
a. Smith and his sister can make the corporation together only.*
b. Smith is a director of pharmacy because he is the former owner and the
shares will be
divided equally on them all.
c. Smith’s wife is the biggest shares holder.
d. All of them will be responsible for making orders.
e. They have to be all physically present in the pharmacy as long as the
pharmacy is open.
76. Pharmacist must report any loss or theft of narcotic within how many
days of discovery?
a. 5 days.
b. 7 days.
c. 10 days.*
d. 14 days.
e. 30 days.
77. Correct statements regarding narcotics may include all of the following
EXCEPT:
a. Destruction should be performed for damaged, outdated, unserviceable
drugs (N, G, targeted
substances).
b. Pharmacist must send or fax a letter to Health Canada at Ottawa.
c. Pharmacist should report the case to the OCP.*
d. The letter should include an outline product name, exact quantity, lot
number, expiry date
and reason.
e. Pharmacist will get a reply by mail back with further information.
78. Schedule A of the Ontario Drug Schedules can be sold anywhere, by
anyone. They need no labeling
or repackaging requirements, where some of them may have DIN. Examples
of schedule A drugs may
include:
a. Hydrogen peroxide 3%.
b. Hydrogen peroxide 5%.
c. Code liver oil.*
d. Calamine lotion.
e. Isopropyl alcohol 70%.
79. Schedule B of the Ontario Drug Schedules can be sold by non-
pharmacist, if it is sold in original
package. Only a pharmacist can repackage and sell them. Where some of
them may have DIN.
Examples of schedule B drugs may include all of the following EXCEPT:
a. Toothpaste.
b. Magnesium hydroxide.
c. Selenium sulfide 1% shampoo.
d. Mineral oil.*
e. Sodium fluoride in dentifrice.
80. Schedule B II of Ontario Drug Schedules must be labeled (by
manufacturer) “Keep out of reach of
children”. They include all of the following EXCEPT:
a. Calamine lotion.
b. Hydrogen peroxide 3%.*
c. Iodine solution (not > 2.5%).
d. Isopropyl alcohol 70% or less.
e. Triethanolamine salicylate.
Examples of schedule A:
(1) Code liver oil.
(2) Glycerin.
(3) Mineral oil.
(4) Epsom salts.
Examples of Schedule BI:
(1) Hydrogen peroxide 3%.
(2) Magnesium hydroxide.
(3) Selenium sulfide 1% shampoo.
(4) Sodium fluoride in dentifrice.
(5) Toothpaste.
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70. Two gunmen seized you in the pharmacy and took over a bottle of
Diazepam and Percocet, then fled
away, your proper action will be:
a. Call your wife and tell her I cannot stay her anymore.
b. Fax a report to the registrar.
c. Call the manufacturing companies and ask for friendly compensation.
d. Report the theft to the minister within 10 days of the incident.
e. Report the theft to the OCP within 10 days of the incident.
71. Mr. Robin and his partner Marie are regular customers of your
pharmacy, last visit for filling his refill
Tranylcypromin (anti-psychotic drug) they came with his daughter Ann and
you noticed some bruises
on her face. From an indirect dialogue with her, you suspected that her
psychotic father is hurting her,
your proper action will be:
a. Call the police at once to protect the poor child Ann.
b. File a court case against Mr. Robin on behalf of Ann because she is a
minor.
c. Report your suspicion to children aids society.*
d. Nothing because Ann did not give her consent to you.
e. Report the case to the police officer after they leave the pharmacy.
72. A customer approached you asking to make for her a pregnancy test in
the pharmacy, your response
to her will be:
a. Sorry I cannot help you because this is a pharmacy not a laboratory.
b. Have a seat until I get a syringe to extract a blood sample for the test
because it is more
sensitive to check pregnancy through blood.
c. I cannot do that because it is a professional misconduct and performing
the test in a
controlled act.
d. Ask her about last menstruation and if she had intercourses after it, if yes
ask her for a urine
sample.*
e. Take the test and try it home.
73. A green shield covered client (private third party payer) asked you a
receipt for his prescription, you
will:
a. Issue him a receipt stating total price charged.
b. Refuse to issue a receipt explaining that the receipt is issued only to cash
paying customers.
c. Tell him receipts can only be issued for ODB clients.
d. Issue him a receipt stating dispensing fee + acquisition cost + mark-up,
and the total price
charged.*
e. The receipts only issued for the third party insurance company.
74. Smith and his sister are pharmacists. His wife is an accountant. To
improve the financial position of
his pharmacy, his wife suggested making a corporation and he agreed. The
legal structure of his
corporation could be:
a. Smith is a director of pharmacy because he is the former owner and the
shares will be
divided equally on them all.
b. Smith and his sister will be directors of pharmacy and holders of majority
of shares while
his wife will be just a share holder.*
c. All of the above.
d. Non of the above.
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65. Correct statement about the OCP policy regarding compliance aids may
include:
a. The pharmacist should dispense half the quantity prescribed of the
medication.
b. The pharmacist can dispense the quantity enough to fill one Dossett
regardless the
prescribed amount.
c. The pharmacist can charge more than $ 2.00 as co-payment if the patient
requested a
compliance aid.
d. The pharmacist can charge more than $ 6.54 as co-payment if the patient
requested a
compliance aid.
e. The pharmacist must get the patient / his agent sign a consent for
dispensing in a compliance
aid.*
66. Mr. Watson came to you asking for something soothing for his rectal
pain, while counseling him you
discovered that his pain is not due to pathological reason and he confirmed
that he is not a gay but he
has been sexually abused by his physician while treating his prostatitis by
prostate massage, your
proper response may include:
a. Report the case to the OCP.
b. Report the case to Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons.
c. You do not need to report because Mr. Watson did not reveal his
physician name.
d. If you know the physician name, you can report to the college of
physicians and Surgeons
all your findings except Mr. Watson name unless he consent you.*
e. Report the case to the police.
67. On your email you got an offer for supplying a child resistant package
from a Korean company for
50% of the Canadian price, you are going to do which of the following?
a. Accept the offer and start importing procedures.
b. Refuse the offer completely.
c. Ask the exporting company to get their product licensed by CDA first.*
d. Inform the company that it is not necessary to use such packaging in
Canada.
e. Call the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP).
68. As a designated manager of ABC pharmacy, which action you have to
do immediately when a
pharmacist resign?
a. Start recruiting a staff pharmacist to compensate staff shortage.
b. Report to OCP the changes that have taken place in the pharmacy.*
c. Notify the minister to notify licensed dealer not to supply the pharmacy
with controlled
drugs.
d. No action to be taken, as it is not a big deal.
e. Report to the ministry of health the changes took place in the pharmacy.
69. The Formulary “Comparative Drug Index CDI” serves as:
a. A guide to prescribers and pharmacists to confirm a product is an eligible
benefit.
b. A guide for pharmacists in stocking interchangeable products for
dispensing.
c. A guide to professional committees in hospitals and institutions in the
selection of
pharmaceutical preparations.
d. Confirmation of the designation of drug product as interchangeable in the
under Ontario
legislation.
e. All of the above.*
Also as a comparative pricing guide for drug products.
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59. Your certificate of registration can be revoked for all of the following
reasons EXCEPT:
a. Professional misconduct.
b. Smoking marijuana.*
c. Registration fee payment default.
d. Ailment leading to incapacity.
e. Professional misjudgment.
60. Correct statement about the OCP policy regarding compliance aids may
include:
a. The pharmacist should dispense the entire quantity prescribed of the
medication.*
b. The pharmacist can dispense the quantity enough to fill one Dossett
regardless the
prescribed amount.
c. The pharmacist can charge more than $ 2.00 as co-payment if the patient
requested a
compliance aid.
d. The pharmacist can charge more than $ 6.54 as co-payment if the patient
requested a
compliance aid.
e. The pharmacist does not need the patient consent for dispensing the
medication in a
compliance aid.
61. All of the following require pharmacists practice ethically EXCEPT:
a. Engender the trust of the public.
b. Maintain the reputation of the profession.
c. Deliver excellent care.
d. Protect the self-interest.*
e. Retain the ability to self-governing.
62. When a patient complaints about pharmacy X, the college gives the
pharmacist the right to respond to
the complaint within:
a. 5 days.
b. 7 days.
c. 10 days.
d. 14 days.
e. 30 days.*
63. Your certificate of registration can be revoked for all of the following
reasons EXCEPT:
a. Professional misconduct.
b. Professional misjudgment.
c. Registration fee payment default.
d. Ailment leading to incapacity.
e. Not meeting the minimum requirements for quality assurance program.*
64. After closing your pharmacy and disposing your inventory of narcotics,
who you must inform of the
following about the details of narcotics disposition?
a. The registrar.
b. A field inspector.
c. The health Canada minister.*
d. Licensed dealer redemption.
e. The Ontario College of Pharmacists.
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53. Correct statements regarding complaints committee may include all of
the following EXCEPT:
a. Consists of a 5 member panel.
b. Consists of 3 pharmacists and 2 public members.
c. Conducts a paper review of results of investigation.
d. May not direct further investigation.*
e. Decides on appropriate disposition.
54. Compliance aids are:
a. Dispensing systems that help kids take their medication easily.
b. Child resistant dispensing system.
c. Dispensing systems designated for older patients with disabilities or who
take different
prescription medications at the same time.*
d. Electronic tablets counter.
e. All of the above.
55. Either party, the pharmacist or the complaints committee may appeal to
Health Professions Appeal
and Review Board (HPARB) within how many days of receipt of written
decision?
a. 5 days.
b. 7 days.
c. 10 days.
d. 14 days.
e. 30 days.*
56. As a policy of OCP:
a. Compliance aids can be used freely.
b. Compliance aids should be kept in refrigerator or far from light as they
may be affected.
c. Compliance aids should be used only in home care or institution settings.
d. Compliance aids can be requested by the prescriber, the patient, his/her
agent or the
pharmacist can apply his/her professional discretion.*
e. All of the above.
57. After filling a prescription in Dossett (Compliance aid), the most
important thing to do is:
a. To keep it in refrigerator.
b. To keep it in a dark room far from light.
c. To inform the Bureau of Drug Surveillance.
d. To affix a detailed label stating and prescribing the container’s content.*
e. To call the patient to pick his/her medication.
58. The common accessory label to be attached to compliance aid is:
a. Take your medication on as needed bases.
b. Keep out of reach of children.*
c. Shake well before use.
d. Any of the above.
e. None of the above.
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47. What is the policy of Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) regarding
selling of dispensable
syringes?
a. Use your professional judgment.
b. Sell syringes freely whoever request it.*
c. Sell it only on prescription.
d. Ask the customer if he/she is drug addict.
e. Selling syringes is a process that should be controlled by certain
parameters.
48. Correct statement regarding drug advertisement may include:
a. Federally prohibited.
b. Provincially prohibited.
c. Both federally and provincially legal within certain circumstances.*
d. Only OTC drugs can be advertised.
e. Only prescription drugs can be advertised.
49. Correct statement regarding drug advertisement may include:
a. All drugs can be advertised without exception as long as certain
conditions are grounded.
b. Benzodiazepines can be advertised as sleep aids because they have a wide
therapeutic index.
c. Exempted codeine preparations can be advertised because they are
“pharmacist only” class.
d. All controlled and targeted substances never be advertised.*
e. As a sweetener, saccharine and cyclamate can be advertised.
50. Correct statement regarding drug advertisement may include:
a. It is legal to advertise about your brand new ABC electronic tablets
counter.
b. It is not legal to advertise about your dispensing pharmacist Paul as a
diabetes management
expert even though he holds a certificate in diabetes management.
c. It is illegal to advertise about use and safety of a prescribing drug.*
d. Voted “the best pharmacy in town” last year in TLT radio station survey
is legal
advertisement because it does not contain comparison to a particular
pharmacy.
e. “We sell Apo-Diazepam, it is safe and effective as anxiolytic” is legal
advertisement.
51. Correct statement regarding drug advertisement may include:
a. It is legal to advertise about cervical capsules as birth control method.*
b. “Private insurance client as green shield and liberty, we do not charge up
to $ 2.00 copayment”
is a legal advertisement because it does not refer to ODB clients.
c. You can compare the price of 3 different brands of Pravastatin in a
separate advertisement.
d. Price information should refer to one-week supply of the drug based on
common dosage
regimen.
e. Advertising OTC drug price information should contain dispensing fee.
52. Correct statement regarding drug advertisement may include all of the
following EXCEPT:
a. “Senior / social assistance, we charge no $ 2.00 medication free” is a
misleading illegal
advertisement.
b. Advertising prescription drugs should include as a minimum 15 drugs, 10
of which belong
to different therapeutic group and price information should include as
minimum dispensing
fee + acquisition cost + mark-up).
c. Total price for the customer and the period during which prices are
effective.
d. Drug advertisement is provincially prohibited.
e. Only OTC drugs can be advertised.*
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41. Mrs. Roseland has an annual income of $13,800 and her husband Mr.
Robert is $16,000 and both are
ODB recipients and used to dispense their prescription from Frank’s
pharmacy whose dispensing fee
is $5.49, upon filling a prescription Mr. Robert has to pay as a co-payment:
a. $2.00 because they are seniors couple.
b. $Zero because they are poor people.
c. $6.54 because it is the stated co-payment by-law.
d. None of the above.*
e. Any of the above.
42. Mrs. Cleopatra presented to you a prescription for a specific
interchangeable product, you:
a. Can dispense it without informing her about the right to request an
interchangeable product
as long as the prescribed one is interchangeable.
b. Must inform her about her right to request another interchangeable
product.*
c. Must inform her about her right to request another interchangeable
product if only is an
ODB recipient.
d. None of the above.
e. All of the above.
43. In the previous question, Mrs. Roseland and her husband are eligible to
be fully covered by ODB at
which point?
a. Starting August 1st to July 31st of next year.
b. After they pay their first $ 200 of their prescription medication.*
c. After they file their annual income tax report.
d. After they renew their health card.
e. They are eligible without any conditions.
44. ODB Comparative Drug Index formulary serves as:
a. A guide to prescribers and pharmacists to confirm eligible benefits.
b. A guide to pharmacists in stocking interchangeable products.
c. A guide to professional committees in hospitals and institutions in the
selection of
pharmaceutical preparations.
d. Confirmation of drug products designated as interchangeable under
Ontario legislation.
e. All of the above.*
45. ODB Comparative Drug Index formulary serves as:
a. A guide to prescribers and pharmacists to confirm eligible benefits.
b. A guide to pharmacists in stocking interchangeable products.
c. A guide to professional committees in hospitals and institutions in the
selection of
pharmaceutical preparations.
d. A comparative pricing guide for drug products.
e. All of the above.*
46. Upon receiving a prescription for HIV / AIDS drug, the most important
you must check is the:
a. Drug-drug interaction.
b. Date of the prescription.
c. Prescribing status of the physician and his registration number with his
college.*
d. ID of the patient.
e. Patient status with the ODB.
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35. Which of the following is not applied in the case of revocation of
registered pharmacy student/intern
status?
a. Fails to attend courses for two consecutive years.
b. The registration committee may not upon application, restore the
registration due to
accident, illness, etc.*
c. Refused readmission to course of study.
d. Fails to complete IST within 3 years after having commenced such
training.
e. Fails to complete IST within three years after obtaining degree from U of
T.
36. English fluency requirements for registration as a pharmacist may
include all of the following
EXCEPT:
a. TSE (50) and TOEFL (550) and TWE (5).*
b. TSE (50) and C-TOEFL (237) with an essay rating score (5.0).
c. TSE (50) and MELAB (85).
d. CanTEST (4.5 on each section – listening, reading, writing, speaking).
e. IELTS – academic modules (overall score of 7, no less than 6 on each
section).
37. Correct statement regarding the co-payment in ODB may include:
a. It is a negotiable amount between the minister and the pharmacies.
b. It is paid only once annually at the first prescription between August 1st
and July 31st of next
year.
c. The pharmacist has the right to charge the client more than the defined co-
payment by
minister as long as he can explain why to the client.
d. The pharmacist can advertise about the co-payment as long as the
advertisement does not
violate or contravene the legislation.*
e. The pharmacist has no right to omit the co-payment from the client.
38. Mr. Dunphy is a senior of Windsor, Ontario resident, who is ODB
recipient, approached you for an
OTC drug for diarrhea, which is an ODB, covered drug. After counseling
him about the drug he lift
thankfully, the minister will reimburse you:
a. Nothing because there is no prescription.*
b. ODB price + co-payment.
c. ODB price + mark-up.
d. ODB price + mark-up + ODB dispensing fee + co-payment.
e. Selling price of the pharmacy only because that is an OTC drug.
39. Facilitated access program serves which group of the following?
a. Seniors 65 years or older.
b. Disabled persons to facilitate their access in and out doors.
c. HIV / AIDS patients.*
d. Cancer patients.
e. All of the above.
40. The by-law action can be taken by OCP when you dispense an
interchangeable product is:
a. Suspend your license for 2 months.
b. Revoke your license.
c. Reprimand you.
d. No action can be taken.*
e. $2000 fine to be paid to Ontario treasurer.
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30. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding practicing
as intern preceptor?
a. The preceptor should be licensed to practice pharmacy in Ontario.
b. The preceptor should provide direct patient care for at least 18 hours a
week in a community
or hospital pharmacy, for at least one year immediately preceding
assumption of a
preceptorship.
c. The preceptor can have more than one registered student or intern at any
one time.*
d. Should take primary responsibility for supervising and assessing the
student or intern for a
minimum of 18 hours a week.
e. Preceptor must have attended a preceptor-training workshop offered by
the college.
31. All of the following are the conditions that must be applied on a
preceptor EXCEPT:
a. Must work in a pharmacy in other provinces.*
b. Must not have terms, conditions or limitations on his/her member’s
certificate of
registration.
c. No discipline or incapacity within the last 6 years.
d. Not under investigation or have charges.
e. Must not practice in a pharmacy that has been the subject of disciplinary
proceedings
pursuant to the DPRA within the last 6 years.
32. All of the following statements regarding internship related issues are
correct EXCEPT:
a. The student/intern and preceptor should complete formal assessments
every 4 weeks.
b. Target Objective Conferences (TOCs) are done between formal
assessments.
c. Upon termination of training for any cause by either party, all assessments
to date must be
returned to the college within 14 days.*
d. The preceptor must not be in any relationship with the student/intern that
is or could be
perceived to be a conflict of interest situation.
e. The preceptor should practice in accordance with OCP guidelines and
standard of practice.
33. Which is not correct regarding privileges of registered pharmacy
student?
a. Sell non-prescription drugs except schedule II provided pharmacist or
intern available to
public for consultation.
b. Sell non-prescription drugs including schedule II provided he/she under
direct supervision of
pharmacist.
c. Receive prescriptions provided under direct supervision of pharmacist.
d. Dispense prescriptions provided under direct supervision of pharmacist.
e. Prescriptions must not be co-signed.*
34. Which of the following is NOT correct regarding privileges of intern
pharmacist?
a. Sell any non-prescription drug, including schedule II provided pharmacist
physically present
in pharmacy and available for consultation.
b. Receive prescriptions provided pharmacist is physically present in the
pharmacy and
available for consultation.
c. Dispense prescriptions provided pharmacist is physically present in the
pharmacy and
available for consultation.
d. Can counsel prescription drugs.*
e. Prescriptions dispensed by intern do not need to be co-signed by
pharmacist.
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25. The prescription … Omeprazole 20 capsules
Take one capsules po hs every night.
Mitte 100 capsules.
Which of the following statements is correct regarding the previous
prescription?
a. I have to check the bona fide of the diagnosis.
b. I have to dispense complete 100 capsules.*
c. I should not inform the patient about interchangeable cheaper brands
because he is not an
ODB recipient.
d. If the client decided to take only 50 capsules based on money shortage, I
should not accept
that.
e. I should not keep the prescription in prescription file because Omeprazole
sale is not
reportable.
26. In regard to the previous prescription, correct statement among the
following may include:
a. I have to check the bona fide of the diagnosis.
b. If the client decided to take only 50 capsules based on money shortage, I
should not accept
that.
c. I have to fill the capsules in child resistant vial.*
d. The receipt must show only the total charge of the prescription.
e. I should not keep the prescription in prescription file because Omeprazole
sale is not
reportable.
27. In regard to the previous prescription, correct statement among the
following may include:
a. If the patient required a non-child resistant vial I must get him to sign a
statement.*
b. It is not necessary to fill the capsules in child resistant vial.
c. The receipt must show only the total charge of the prescription.
d. I have to dispense 50 capsules only.
e. I should not inform the patient about interchangeable cheaper brands
because he is not an
ODB recipient.
28. In regard to the previous prescription, correct statement among the
following may include:
a. It is not necessary to fill the capsules in child resistant vial.
b. The receipt must show only the total charge of the prescription.
c. I should not inform the patient about interchangeable cheaper brands
because he is not an
ODB recipient.
d. I should not keep the prescription in prescription file because Omeprazole
sale is not
reportable.
e. The client has the right to request a receipt.*
29. In regard to the previous prescription, correct statement among the
following may include:
a. The receipt must show the acquisition cost + mark-up + usual and
customary fee + copayment.*
b. The client dose not has the right to request a receipt.
c. The receipt must show only the total charge of the prescription.
d. I should not inform the patient about interchangeable cheaper brands
because he is not an
ODB recipient.
e. I have to check the bona fide of the diagnosis.
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19. (No Substitution) a statement of special consideration in:
a. Dispensing an expensive benefit drug.
b. Dispensing a limited use drug.
c. Dispensing certain benefit brand.*
d. Dispensing certain drug requested by the third party insurance.
e. Dispensing certain drug requested by the patient.
20. Mr. Chapman came to fill his prescription of Atenolol 50mg tablets, you
informed him about XAtenolol
brand that is interchangeable and cheaper but he insisted to take Tenormin
50mg tablets,
which is costly interchangeable brand. What you are going to say to him?
a. No, I cannot dispense to you Tenormin because it is expensive.
b. I have to call your physician first.
c. Yes, you can get the medication that you want, but we will charge you the
difference in
acquisition cost between Tenormin and the cheapest interchangeable
Atenolol.*
d. You do not have the right to choose brand drug.
e. You are going to pay $6.54 as co-payment for the expensive brand.
21. You have received a prescription for Minocin (non benefit drug) for an
ODB eligible senior and you
dispensed it. The minister will reimburse you:
a. Acquisition cost of Minocin + the mark-up.
b. Acquisition cost of Minocin + mark-up + co-payment.
c. Acquisition cost of the cheapest brand of Minocin + mark-up + co-
payment.
d. Will not reimburse you for this medication.*
e. Acquisition cost only.
22. Which of the following is not required in the application information
when a pharmacist wants to
open a pharmacy?
a. Name and address of the pharmacist.
b. Date of birth of the pharmacist.*
c. Trade name of the pharmacy.
d. Location of the pharmacy.
e. Proposed date of opening (if new) or date of purchase, or relocation.
23. Which of the following cases you will be fully reimbursed for a non-
benefit drug ?
a. If the prescription was written on a limited use drug prescription.
b. When the physician stated “No Substitute”.*
c. When you contacted the physician to get verbal authorization.
d. When you dispense less quantity than stated.
e. When the patient is 65 years old or older.
24. Co-payment in Ontario drug benefit (ODB) act is:
a. A by-law paid by the minister to the pharmacist to enhance the
performance.
b. A voluntary contribution for health research fund rising.
c. A stated amount by the minister depending on the annual income of the
ODB recipient.*
d. It is paid by the eligible persons to the minister, through the pharmacist to
maintain and
enhance the services given by the plan.
e. The pharmacist has no right to omit the co-payment from the client.
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13. ODB plan covers all of the following EXCEPT:
a. Seniors over 65 years old.
b. Recipients of social assistance (welfare).
c. Trillium eligible persons after spending their allowances.
d. Landed immigrants after passing 3 months of their arrival.*
e. Refugees.
14. ODB plan covers all medications available:
a. In Ontario only.
b. In Canada.
c. In CDI.
d. As long as physician can prove the necessity of that medication for the
patient even the drug
is not licensed in Canada.*
e. None of the above.
15. Minister will pay all claims provided according to the following
consequence.
a. Drug benefit price.
b. Drug benefit price + mark-up.
c. Drug benefit price + mark-up + dispensing fee.
d. Drug benefit price + mark-up + dispensing fee – co-payment.*
e. Drug benefit price + mark-up – co-payment.
16. Limited use drugs are:
a. Drugs prescribed by a gynecologist only because it is required to increase
fertility.
b. Not drugs benefits.
c. ODB benefits which can be prescribed verbally.
d. Drugs that can be obtained by special access program only.
e. Drugs that prescribed on limited drug prescription when patient condition
meet certain
criteria.*
17. The dispensing fee for a listed drug product is:
a. $ 6.47
b. $ 6.50
c. $ 6.54*
d. $ 6.67
e. $ 6.76
18. Dr. Smith realized that her patient is allergic to Apo-Amoxicillin but not
to Amoxil. What should she
send with the patient prescription for the pharmacist to fill the prescription
as drug benefit without
any additional charges to the patient?
a. Her registration number with ministry of health.
b. Her registration number with Ontario College of Physician and Surgeons.
c. A form of adverse drug effect.*
d. Amoxil monograph to prove its efficacy surplus Apo-Amoxicillin
efficacy.
e. None of the above.
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7. Christine is going to have her certificate of registration and is intending to
start her own business, the
earliest she can do is:
a. Open a new pharmacy because she needs to inform the college 15 days
before.
b. Establish a corporation with her friend who is not a pharmacist.
c. Take over an existing pharmacy because it needs 10 days only to inform
the college before
starting.*
d. Work in any accredited pharmacy because it does not need to inform the
college.
e. Take over an existing pharmacy because it needs 14 days only to inform
the college before
starting.
8. In the process of closing and leaving the business in a pharmacy, what is
your best instruction to your
pharmacy assistant in the retail outlet before you leave?
a. Never answer telephone calls. In the dispensary.
b. Never deliver any medication to their relevant customers if no pharmacist
in the premises.
c. Never open the dispensary if no pharmacist is available.
d. You can sell drugs listed in provincial schedule A and B .
e. All of the above.*
9. You have the intension to open a new pharmacy, so you can do all of the
following EXCEPT:
a. Send the letter of intention to the registrar 15 days before you start
commencing the
business.*
b. Advertise in a newspaper to recruit a technician.
c. Arrange for phone line installation.
d. Rent a place for the pharmacy in vital location.
e. Buy some texts as a basic library in the pharmacy.
10. Paul is a registered intern in his second month of practice with Laura as
his preceptor, Paul expressed
to Laura his interest in starting his own pharmacy before finishing his
internship, Laura said:
a. Yes you can as long as you are a registered intern.
b. You can only if you launch a corporation with a registered pharmacy
student.
c. Yes you can if you attend CPS I & II and paid 7,000 as a fee.
d. You can do that only after you finish your internship and get certificate of
registration.*
e. No you can’t before showing a minimum of 2 years experience.
11. Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) plan is:
a. A federal legislation.
b. A private third party insurance plan.
c. A Torontonian insurance plan.
d. An Ontario broadcast insurance.
e. None of the above.*
12. ODB/CDI is a reference including:
a. All drugs in Canada.
b. All drugs in Ontario.
c. A price list of all drugs.
d. Information for health care professionals concerning drug benefits and
interchangeable
drugs and benefit process of drugs and some nutritional and diagnostics and
regulations.*
e. Information for pharmacists concerning drug benefits and interchangeable
drugs and benefit
process of drugs and some nutritional and diagnostics and regulations.
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Jurisprudence Exam Questions
1. You are going to close your pharmacy by the end of the month
permanently. What action should you
take immediately?
a. You must inform the accreditation committee because formerly it issued
the certificate of
accreditation.
b. Call the telephone company to uninstall the phone line.
c. Inform the municipality to stop claiming taxes.
d. You must inform the registrar of your college at least one week before
closure in writing.*
e. You must inform the minister of health to notify licensed dealers not to
supply you with
narcotics.
2. Upon closing your pharmacy, you can:
a. Keep the signs inside the premises and fix a notice that the pharmacy is
closed.
b. Keep patient prescriptions in your apartment because you plan to open a
new pharmacy.
c. Dispose your stocks and inform the minister of health.
d. All of the above.
e. None of the above.*
3. Frank intends to close his pharmacy for good, what should he do?
a. Remove all signs two weeks before closure then inform the customers.
b. Inform all physicians’ offices in the area not to fax him prescriptions.
c. Remove the in & out signs immediately and inform the registrar at least
one week before
closure.*
d. Inform the accreditation committee to cancel his certificate of
accreditation.
e. None of the above.
4. James has filed with the college to close his pharmacy, what information
is NOT required to be filed?
a. Date of opening the pharmacy.
b. The ten-digit phone number of the pharmacy.
c. The name of the pharmacist working in the pharmacy.
d. All of the above.*
e. None of the above.
5. John is going to relocate his pharmacy. What should he do?
a. Inform the college and apply for a new certificate of accreditation for the
new location.
b. He should not inform the college as long as the new location is within the
same mall.
c. Inform the college in writing 15 days before relocating.
d. Inform the college in writing 30 days before relocating.*
e. None of the above.
6. Who of the following is not eligible for Ontario Drug Benefit program?
a. Seniors, nursing home residents.
b. People under family benefits act.
c. People under Ontario Disability Support Program Act.
d. Cash or private sector people.*
e. Social assistance.