Test Bank: Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice 3rd Arcangelo 978-1451111972

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  • Test Bank: Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice 3rd Arcangelo 978-1451111972
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  • Published: 2011
  • ISBN-13: 978-1451111972
  • ISBN-10: 1451111975
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Test Bank: Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice 3rd Arcangelo 978-1451111972

Chapter 1 Issues for the Practitioner in Drug Therapy

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1.Nurse practitioner prescriptive authority is regulated by:

A. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing
B. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
C. The State Board of Nursing for each state
D. The State Board of Pharmacy

ANS: C PTS: 1

2.Physician Assistant (PA) prescriptive authority is regulated by:

A. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing
B. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
C. The State Board of Nursing
D. The State Board of Medical Examiners

ANS: D PTS: 1

3.Clinical judgment in prescribing includes:

A. Factoring in the cost to the patient of the medication prescribed
B. Always prescribing the newest medication available for the disease process
C. Handing out drug samples to poor patients
D. Prescribing all generic medications to cut costs

ANS: A PTS: 1

4.Criteria for choosing an effective drug for a disorder include:

A. Asking the patient what drug they think would work best for them
B. Consulting nationally recognized guidelines for disease management
C. Prescribing medications that are available as samples before writing a prescription
D. Following U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) guidelines for prescribing

ANS: B PTS: 1

5.Nurse practitioner practice may thrive under health-care reform due to:

A. The demonstrated ability of nurse practitioners to control costs and improve patient outcomes
B. The fact that nurse practitioners will be able to practice independently
C. The fact that nurse practitioners will have full reimbursement under health-care reform
D. The ability to shift accountability for Medicaid to the state level

ANS: A PTS: 1

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