Ohio Pharmacy Law Practice Exam

Passing the Ohio Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) is a requirement for becoming a licensed pharmacist in Ohio. The Ohio pharmacy law exam includes questions covering both state and federal laws. Try our free MPJE Ohio practice questions to see if you are fully prepared for this test. For a complete study guide be sure to check our list of the Best MPJE Study Guides.

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Question 1
A pharmacy calls wanting to transfer a prescription for Ambien and the pharmacy intern answers the phone. What would be the appropriate action for the pharmacy intern?

A
Hand the call over to a pharmacy technician to take the transfer
B
Tell the pharmacist calling that the transfer can only be faxed over
C
Write down the information for the transfer, with the pharmacist standing by if assistance is needed
D
Tell the pharmacist calling that Ambien is not a medication that can be transferred
E
Hand the call over to a pharmacist on duty to take the transfer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pharmacy interns may not send or receive transfers of controlled medications, such as Ambien. Controlled medications must be transferred between pharmacists only. Pharmacy interns are allowed to send and receive transfers for non-controlled medications as long as the pharmacist deems them capable and is available to assist if needed.
Question 2
The Ohio Board of Pharmacy must be notified within how many days of the effective date of the appointment of a new responsible person at a licensed terminal distributor location?

A
Ten
B
Fifteen
C
Thirty
D
Sixty
E
Ninety
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Board of Pharmacy must be notified within ten days of the effective date of a change in responsible person at a licensed terminal distributor location. This must be done in a manner prescribed by the Board of Pharmacy.
Question 3
How many pharmacists serve on the Ohio Board of Pharmacy?

A
5 pharmacists
B
6 pharmacists
C
7 pharmacists
D
8 pharmacists
E
9 pharmacists
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Board of Pharmacy consists of eight pharmacists. The other member consists of a member of the public.
Question 4
Mrs. Sterling comes in with a prescription for Lyrica dated for today. What are the refill restrictions for this prescription?

A
May not be refilled more than 1 time within a 2 month period
B
May not be refilled more than 2 times within a 3 month period
C
May not be refilled more than 4 times within a 6 month period
D
May not be refilled more than 5 times within a 6 month period
E
Can be refilled as often as prescribed within a 1 year period
Question 4 Explanation: 
Schedule V medications can be filled for a one year, but not past the written number of refills on the prescription.
Question 5
When a pharmacist dispenses or sells a medication without a written or oral prescription for an “emergency fill” when all the appropriate criteria are met, how long does the pharmacist have to notify the physician of this dispensing?

A
Twenty-four hours
B
Forty-eight hours
C
Seventy-two hours
D
Ninety-six hours
E
One hundred and twenty hours
Question 5 Explanation: 
The prescriber of the medication in which a pharmacist dispenses an “emergency fill” must be notified within 72 hours of the dispensing. This must be documented in the pharmacy system under a new prescription document.
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