# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628047

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Confirm a prescription or medication order.

Definition

Confirmation should include a check for
  • completeness―patient's full name, address, date of birth, and date written
  • accuracy―drug name, consistency with products available, dosage, route of administration, dosage form, quantity, directions for use, and intravenous (IV) therapy flow rates
  • authenticity―DEA registration number verification, if required, and National Plan Identifier (NPI) number
  • physician's name, address, and phone number
  • authentic prescriber signature
  • legality
  • reimbursement eligibility
  • dispense-as-written (DAW) or product selection codes (PSC).
See PTCB 6.4, 8.1, 9.1.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the essential parts of a prescription or medication order? Why is each part important?
  • What would you look for to determine if a prescription is forged or altered?
  • How would you determine if a prescription could be filled with a generic when a brand was designated?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.6

The student will write in a variety of forms, to include persuasive/argumentative, reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing developing a thesis that demonstrates knowledgeable judgments, addresses counterclaims, and provides effective conclusions.
  3. Organize claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  5. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to create a cohesive argument.
  6. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding narratives to produce effective essays.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy and depth of information.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.

11.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Use verbals and verbal phrases correctly to achieve sentence conciseness and variety.
  3. Distinguish between active and passive voice.

12.6

The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
  1. Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
  2. Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
  3. Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
  4. Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
  5. Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
  6. Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
  7. Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
  8. Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
  9. Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.

12.7

The student will self- and peer-edit writing for Standard English.
  1. Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
  2. Edit, proofread, and prepare writing for intended audience and purpose.
  3. Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), to apply rules for punctuation and formatting of direct quotations.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events

 

Pharmacology

 

Health Professions Events

 

Pharmacy Science

 

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

I. Assisting the Pharmacist in Serving Patients

 

 

I.1. Knowledge of federal, state, and/or practice site regulations, codes of ethics, and standards pertaining to the practice of pharmacy

 

I.2. Knowledge of pharmaceutical, medical, and legal developments which impact on the practice of pharmacy

 

I.4. Knowledge of pharmaceutical and medical abbreviations and terminology

 

I.5. Knowledge of generic and brand names of pharmaceuticals

 

I.6. Knowledge of therapeutic equivalence

 

I.15. Knowledge of drug information sources including printed and electronic reference materials

 

I.20. Knowledge of practice site policies and procedures regarding prescriptions or medication orders

 

I.22. Knowledge of required prescription order refill information

 

I.23. Knowledge of formula to verify the validity of a prescriber’s DEA number

 

I.24. Knowledge of techniques for detecting forged or altered prescriptions

 

I.30. Knowledge of medical and surgical appliances and devices (for example, ostomies, orthopedic devices, pumps)

 

I.73. Knowledge of confidentiality requirements