# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628061

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Place routine and emergency orders.

Definition

Placement of orders should include
  • pharmaceuticals
  • durable medical equipment
  • devices
  • supplies, including investigational and hazardous products and devices
and should entail
  • following pharmacy-specific procedures for routine and emergency orders
  • expediting routine and emergency orders in compliance with legal, regulatory, professional, and manufacturers' requirements
  • prioritizing orders
  • verifying all orders prior to submission
  • following through to ensure appropriate medications/devices are received in a timely fashion.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of the common methods of inventory control (e.g., prime vendor, just-in-time)? 
  • What are the various types of inventories that must be maintained to meet state and federal law?
  • What are the steps in each of the common methods for placing orders?
  • What are the typical procedures/avenues available to expedite emergency orders/prescriptions?
  • Why should pharmacy staff know the different methods available to fill emergency orders and prescription medications?

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.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Knowledge Test: Pharmacology

 

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

II. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

II.2. Knowledge of pharmaceutical industry procedures for obtaining pharmaceuticals

 

II.6. Knowledge of par and reorder levels and drug usage

 

II.9. Knowledge of the use of DEA controlled substance ordering forms

 

II.12. Knowledge of products used in packaging and repackaging (for example, child-resistant caps and light-protective unit-dose packaging)

 

II.22. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and practices regarding storage and handling of hazardous materials and wastes (for example, Materials Safety Data Sheet [MSDS])

 

II.23. Knowledge of medication distribution and control systems requirements for controlled substances, investigational drugs, and hazardous materials and waste