CphT Drug Regulation     Last updated on 2010     1     29, a full moon day;

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Among nations, drug regulation may vary ...

CphT calculation no. 100:

After a pharmaceutical discovery, company can hold its patent for 

(a) forever
(b) 25 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 5 years
 

Answer: 10 years;

 

USA

CphT calculation no. 131:

CPT aka Current Procedural Terminology, a medical coding system, developed by AMA aka American Medical Association; ICD9CM aka International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision Clinical Modification, which is designed to classify patients' morbidity aka sickness , mortality aka death, hospital record index, billing accordance with care, and cover/uncover paid/unpaid medical procedurals are information processed by

(a) doctor
(b) pharmacist
(c) AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist
(d) CPA accountant
 

Answer: AHIMA Cerfified Coding Specialist;

Certified Coding Specialist examination, by AHIMA American Health Information Management Association, www.ahima.org ; Remark: in USA, 200+ billions USD per year, approx. $$ 2 zero ~ $$$ 3 zero financial adjustment, by computer, by data processing, by AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist, ... ;

 

CphT calculation no. 112:

In USA, pharmacies inside of hospitals must also follow regulations from

(a) JCAHO, FDA http://www.fda.gov, ...
(b) JCAHO, AAFP, AMA, ...
(c) JCAHO, AHIMA, PCTB, ...
(d) JCAHO, DEA www.usdoj.gov/dea/index.htm, FBI www.fbi.gov, ...
 

Answer: JCAHO, FDA, ...;

 

CphT calculation no. 123:

In USA, which organization performs pharmacy technician certification?

(a) AAFP, www.aafp.org
(b) PTCB, www.ptcb.org
(c) AMA, www.ama-assn.org
(d) JCAHO, www.jointcommission.org
 

Answer: PTCB;

Remark: in 2010, in USA, 500,000+ pharmacies, 250,000+ CphT, ... ;

 

CphT calculation no. 151:

Which drug-Schedule is NOT accepted to use in USA?

(a) drug-Schedule 4
(b) drug-Schedule 2
(c) drug-Schedule 1
(d) drug-Schedule 3
 

Answer: Schedule 1;

 

CphT calculation no. 110:

OBRA, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act requires:

(a) pharmacists provide counseling services to Medicaid patients
(b) managed care organizations are insurer, in addition to health care
(c) drug is effective, being monitored, safe to patients
(d) structure of DNA identification
 

Answer: pharmacists provide counseling services to Medicaid patients;

 

CphT calculation no. 96:

Drug's adverse effects are monitored, and if significant, the drug can be recalled by

(a) FDA
(b) DEA
(c) FBI
(d) all of the above
 

Answer: FDA;

In USA, Food and Drug Administration aka FDA performs drug regulation;

 

CphT calculation no. 92:

To be a pharmacist, 90+ accredited colleges of pharmacy provide individual to earn a

(a) Bachelor Pharmacy degree
(b) Masters Pharmacy degree
(c) Doctor of Pharmacy degree
(d) Certificate

and then pass a state license exam, and then internship work under licensed pharmacist; Once licensed, pharmacist must maintain license by receiving continuing education ... ;
 

Answer: Doctor of Pharmacy degree;

 

CphT calculation no. 108:

To be a CphT, 90+ accredited colleges of pharmacy provide individual to earn a

(a) Bachelor Pharmacy degree
(b) Masters Pharmacy degree
(c) Doctor of Pharmacy degree
(d) Certificate

and then pass a state license exam; Once licensed, CphT must maintain license by receiving continuing education every 2 years ... ; Remark: state' board will not issue license to individual with criminal record;
 

Answer: Certificate;

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