# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Pharmacy Technician II Task 892628087

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Use manual or computer-based information systems to perform job-related activities.

Definition

Use should include

  • generating reports and labels
  • tracking drug use for inventory purposes
  • maintaining patient profiles
  • maintaining medication administration records
  • identifying drug/drug interactions from computer applications/Internet
  • recording other drug use methods (e.g., inappropriate dose).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What types of reports and labels might a pharmacy technician need to generate?
  • What are the types of messages a computer may generate during the prescription-fill process? What are appropriate responses to each?
  • What formerly manual pharmacy tasks are now generally computerized? What are the pros and cons of manual and computerized information systems?
  • What are the types of records that must be kept in most pharmacy settings? Why is each important?
  • How might computer-based information systems vary from one pharmacy setting to another?
  • How might a computer-based information system assist in quality improvement?
  • What might the results be if information is entered incorrectly into a pharmacy information system?
  • How might a pharmacy technician keep current with the latest innovations in pharmacy information systems?

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

III. Participating in the Administration and Management of Pharmacy Practice

III.26. Knowledge of manual and computer-based systems for storing, retrieving, and using pharmacy-related pharmacy information (for example, drug interactions, patient profiles, generating labels)

 

III.34. Knowledge of information sources used to obtain data in a quality improvement system (for example, the patient’s chart, patient profile, computerized information systems, medication administration record)