# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628066

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Manage changes in product availability.

Definition

Management should include monitoring changes (e.g., formulary changes, recalls, shortages) and communicating changes to
  • pharmacy staff
  • patient/patient's representative
  • physicians
  • other healthcare professionals.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How might one describe the function and operation of formularies and preferred drug lists?
  • What are common reasons for changes in product availability?
  • How should the pharmacy technician communicate changes in product availability to patients, caregivers, and/or healthcare professionals?

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.5. Knowledge of formulary or approved stock list

 

II.8. Knowledge of bioavailability standards (for example, generic substitutes)

 

II.14. Knowledge of the FDA’s classifications of recalls

 

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

 

II.24. Knowledge of the written, oral, and electronic communication channels necessary to ensure appropriate follow-up and problem resolution (for example, product recalls, supplier shorts)

 

II.25. Knowledge of quality assurance policies, procedures, and practices for medication and inventory control systems