Critical Thinking- pharmacy prescriptions

Read the Critical Thinking story on page 498 of your textbook. Submit 1 entry in response to the Topics listed. You may answer a topic or reply to another student’s answer to a topic.

Topic 1  What precaution had James taken in case the pharmacist asked questions?

Topic 2  Suppose Terrance was suspicious about allowing James pick up the prescription. Discuss the steps Terrance might have taken, including involving his supervisor.

Topic 3  Terrance appears to blame himself for what happened with the MS Contin prescription. What might the pharmacy have done to ensure that medicine is always given to the right person, no matter who is on duty?

Topic 4  Ms. Tirendale is obviously suspicious of her son’s actions regarding the prescription. Discuss the steps she might take to help him if she thinks he is abusing drugs.