PRESCRIPTION CHECKING COURSE
Useful for PEBC Qualifying Exams (Part II) for Pharmacists (OSCE) and Pharmacy Technicians (OSPE)
Nov 4, 2023 (OSCE)
Apr 6, 2024 (OSPE)
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In the second part of the PEBC Qualifying Exam, candidates may be asked to check a series of prescriptions for technical accuracy as part of NAPRA's Competency 3: Product Distribution. Candidates should screen prescriptions for accuracy with respect to:
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For the following prescription, identify if there are ANY issue(s) with the dispensed prescription label. If there are no issues, select "no issues identified". If there are ANY issue(s), state the correction. There may be more than one issue.
Name: Doreen Halloway
Address: 5 Laurier Street
Date of Birth: May 5, 1978
Pregabalin 25 mg
Sig: iv caps BID
Repeat x 1
Dr. John Talbot
Address: 42 Main Street
License Number: 45195
Prescription Vial Label:
Pregabalin 75 mg
Take 5 capsules twice daily
Dr. John Talbot
Answer is at the bottom of the page.
Answer to Sample Question
Issues are identified with the prescription vial label.
1) Drug strength should be 25 mg.
2) Instructions should say take 4 capsules twice daily.
3) Repeats should be 1.