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Unformatted text preview: treatment period. Any drugs that require logging must be logged for inventory. The drug should be counted twice before given to pharmacist for final count. The label is then checked to make sure directions for use, dosage, amount, and name of drug are included along with the name and phone number of the pharmacy. The prescription is given to pharmacist for final check. Any step missed can result in errors. Adequate checks will ensure a completed process and accuracy. I would recommend that each step be done twice. If a tech fails to verify the prescription a patient could receive the wrong medication which could result in death or serious injury. Technologies used to maintain accuracy in the pharmacy is having a scanning system in place to scan the drug as this will prevent errors in the filling process....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course HCP210 HCP210 taught by Professor Barbara during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11