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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

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The nurse is caring for a client with migraine headaches.The client asks why she has been prescribed a medication for seizures.Which legislation allows drug companies to share off-label drug use information with healthcare practitioners to allow such a prescription to occur?
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C

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Which science is known for preparing and dispensing drugs?
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B

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In addition to physicians,which healthcare providers are able to prescribe medications? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A,B,C

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Which statement best describes the advantages of prescription drugs versus over-the-counter (OTC)drugs? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Which statement best describes how a traditional drug is different from a biologic agent?
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A nurse educator wants to define the term pharmacology for the student.Which definition is most appropriate?
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Which branch of the FDA is responsible for the use of biologics,including serums,vaccines,and products found in the bloodstream?
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Insulin would fall into which therapeutic drug category?
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A client expresses concerns about a newly prescribed medication.The nurse explains that the safety and effectiveness of the medication have been proven,according to the statutes of which law?
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A client asks the nurse if all herbal supplements undergo the same testing that prescription drugs undergo.Which statement is the best response by the nurse?
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The nurse is discussing a medication with a patient.This approved medication is discovered to have serious problems.Which FDA response does the nurse expect?
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Which definition best describes the term pharmaceutics?
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A client asks the nurse whether the claims made regarding a new medication are true.The nurse responds based on which act or amendment passed in 1912 that prevents the sale of drugs with false therapeutic claims intended to cheat the consumer?
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Which medication change often occurs when a drug demonstrates a wide margin of safety and is used over long periods of time?
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Which government agency has control over which prescription or OTC drugs may be used for therapy?
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The nurse is discussing the advantages of over-the-counter (OTC)medications with a client.Which statements are disadvantages of OTC drugs versus prescription drugs? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Which items are considered medically therapeutic? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A client has been selected as a participant in the approval process of a particular drug.The client's dose and any effects from the medication are being monitored.Which phase of drug approval is this client participating in?
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Which branch of medicine is concerned with the treatment of disease and suffering?
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Nurses are responsible for administering medications.Nurses do not prescribe medications.Which best explains the reason why nurses study pharmacology?
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