# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628072

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform quality assurance tests on compounded medication.

Definition

Performance should include tests for

  • bacterial growth
  • sodium, potassium, and dextrose levels
  • radioactivity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the common procedures used to test for bacterial growth and particulate matter in compounded medications?
  • What types of record-keeping systems exist for quality assurance of compounded medications?
  • What are the legal and regulatory requirements related to quality assurance of compounded medications?

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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Examination Required Knowledge

II. Maintaining Medication and Inventory Control Systems

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.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