# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628055

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Provide supplemental information, only as permitted by state law and regulations.

Definition

Provision may include

  • patient package leaflets
  • videos and other audiovisual presentations
  • computer-generated information
  • additional medication guides for some medications
  • brochures or newsletters
  • mobile device applications (i.e., apps)
  • association- and organization-based Web sites
  • process for identifying patients requiring referrals to pharmacists to optimize care
  • information promoting wellness and disease prevention
  • information identifying the impact of alcohol, tobacco, and legal and non-legal drugs on wellness

with the understanding that the pharmacy technician is not permitted to provide counseling.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the purposes of supplemental information?
  • How does HIPAA affect the provision of supplemental information?
  • What are the legal obligations of a pharmacy to provide supplemental information?
  • What types of supplemental information are available for patients with disabilities or language barriers?
  • How can supplemental information on health screenings, life style choices, and the patient’s environment impact overall health?
  • What types of Internet applications (“apps”) aid patients in understanding and monitoring their disease state or state of wellness?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

GOVT.9

The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by

  1. defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
  2. examining different perspectives on the role of government;
  3. describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
  4. describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
  5. investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
  6. analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
  7. devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.

Other Related Standards

Code of Virginia Statutes Related to Pharmacy Technicians

Va. Code §54.1-3320 — Acts restricted to pharmacists

 

Va. Code §54.1-3321 — Registration of pharmacy technicians

 

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Knowledge Test: Pharmacology

 

Teamwork Events

 

Health Education

 

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.5. Knowledge of generic and brand names of pharmaceuticals

 

I.6. Knowledge of therapeutic equivalence

 

I.13. Knowledge of strengths/dose, dosage forms, physical appearance, routes of administration, and duration of drug therapy

 

I.14. Knowledge of effects of patient’s age (for example, neonates, geriatrics) on drug and non-drug therapy

 

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.26. Knowledge of effects of patient’s disabilities (for example, visual, physical) on drug and non-drug therapy

 

I.37. Knowledge of requirements regarding auxiliary labels

 

I.38. Knowledge of requirements regarding patient package inserts

 

I.39. Knowledge of special directions and precautions for patient/patient’s representative regarding preparation and use of medications

 

I.72. Knowledge of communication techniques

 

I.73. Knowledge of confidentiality requirements