# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628067

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Implement policies and procedures to deter theft and/or drug diversion.

Definition

Implementation should include

  • restricting all access to drugs (e.g., receipt, storage, preparation, dispensing, distribution, administration) to authorized personnel only 
  • ensuring that prescription drugs are dispensed only by a licensed pharmacist
  • making regular physical counts of all inventories (e.g., retail pharmacy, nursing units)
  • following legal requirements, retail or institutional policies, and professional standards
  • monitoring implementation of policies and procedures
  • using tamper proof labeling and sealing devices.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the relationship between the prevalence of chemical dependency and medication diversion?
  • What methods are commonly used to deter theft and/or medication diversion?
  • What methods are commonly used to report theft and/or medication diversion?

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

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Medical Spelling

 

Medical Terminology

 

Knowledge Test: Medical Law and Ethics

 

Knowledge Test: Pharmacology

 

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

II. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

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