# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628069

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform required inventories.

Definition

Performance should include

  • regular, systematic inventories of pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, devices, and supplies
  • documentation through maintenance of associated records
  • adherence to legal and regulatory requirements and professional standards.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some common reasons for maintaining inventories for specific drugs/drug classes?
  • Why is it important for a pharmacy to comply with inventory requirements?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of commonly used procedures for maintaining inventory records?

Other Related Standards

Code of Virginia Statutes Related to Pharmacy Technicians

Va. Code §54.1-3404 — Inventories of controlled substances required of certain persons; contents and form of record

 

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.1. Knowledge of drug product laws and regulations and professional standards related to obtaining medication supplies, durable medical equipment, and products (for example, Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; Controlled Substances Act; Prescription Drug Marketing Act; USP-NF; NRC standards)

 

II.10. Knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding record-keeping for repackaged products, recalled products, and refunded products

 

II.11. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and practices for inventory systems

 

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

 

II.17. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements and professional standards governing operations of pharmacies (for example, prepackaging, difference between compounding and manufacturing)

 

II.18. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements and professional standards (for example, FDA, DEA, state board of pharmacy, JCAHO) for preparing, labeling, dispensing, distributing, and administering medications

 

II.19. Knowledge of medication distribution and control systems requirements for the use of medications in various practice settings (for example, automated dispensing systems, bar coding, nursing stations, crash carts)

 

II.20. Knowledge of preparation, storage requirements, and documentation for medications compounded in anticipation of prescriptions or medication orders

 

II.21. Knowledge of repackaging, storage requirements, and documentation for finished dosage forms prepared in anticipation of prescriptions or medication orders

 

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

 

Virginia Administrative Code Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy

18VAC110-20-240 — Manner of maintaining records, prescriptions, inventory records