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HLTAYV011 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Prepare and dispense Ayurvedic medicines - dravyaguna

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Issue Date: December 2018


Qualification -
Unit of Competency HLTAYV011 - Prepare and dispense Ayurvedic medicines - dravyaguna
Description
Employability Skills
Learning Outcomes and Application This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and store materials, prepare Ayurvedic medicines as per the Ayurvedic formulary of India and the Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India, and dispense those medicines according to a pre-prepared script or order.This unit applies to any practitioner who provides Ayurvedic medicines to clients.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.
Duration and Setting X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated dispensary environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:

kitchen, bench and shelving space

cast iron woks, ceramic and steel cookware, stirrers and decanters

secure storage areas

measuring equipment

sterile containers

labels

natural and manufactured medicinal substances for preparation

distilled water

medicating alcohol

Ayurvedic formulary of India

Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India

other Ayurvedic reference texts

online TGA references regarding labelling

information on scheduled herbs

safety protection equipment, including fire blankets, fire extinguishers, first aid equipment

modelling of industry operating conditions, including provision of medicines to the general public

preparation supervision by a person who meets the assessor requirements outlined below

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors In addition, assessors must:

have 5 years current clinical experience working as an Ayurvedic practitioner providing services to the general public

hold practising membership of an Australian professional body that represents Ayurvedic practitioners

Prerequisites/co-requisites
Competency Field
Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners Student Learning Resources Handouts
Activities
Slides
PPT
Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4
Elements of Competency Performance Criteria              
Element: Elements define the essential outcomes
       
Element: Obtain and store materials
  • Determine authorised and reputable sources of products certified to be free of insecticides, pesticides, chemicals, preservatives, heavy metals and contaminants
  • Source natural raw, semi-processed, processed and manufactured materials as required for scope of practice
  • Determine storage requirements for different types of herbs and materials
  • Maintain integrity of materials through correct handling and storage
  • Maintain stock levels according to clinic requirements
       
Element: Prepare Ayurvedic medicines according to Ayurvedic Formulary of India and Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India
  • Check and prepare equipment for operational readiness
  • Select and assemble ingredients according to order
  • Make accurate calculations for quantities and ratios
  • Follow Ayurvedic rituals, mantra recitation and meditations and clear non-sattvic influences
  • prepare medicine according to Ayurvedic medicine methodology
  • Label and store medicinesaccording to legal requirements and Ayurvedic guidelines
       
Element: Dispense Ayurvedic medicines
  • Establish form and quantity of required medicines from prescription or order
  • Follow procedures to prevent contamination of or by the medicine
  • Check and prepare dispensing equipment for operational readiness
  • Select and assemble prescribed medicine and dravya
  • Package and label correct quantities into suitable containers with clear and accurate labelling
  • Provide accurate instructions for administration and care of Ayurvedic medicines
  • Complete accurate dispensing documentation according to clinic guidelines and legal requirements
       


Evidence Required

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ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Obtain and store materials

1.1 Determine authorised and reputable sources of products certified to be free of insecticides, pesticides, chemicals, preservatives, heavy metals and contaminants

1.2 Source natural raw, semi-processed, processed and manufactured materials as required for scope of practice

1.3 Determine storage requirements for different types of herbs and materials

1.4 Maintain integrity of materials through correct handling and storage

1.5 Maintain stock levels according to clinic requirements

2. Prepare Ayurvedic medicines according to Ayurvedic Formulary of India and Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India

2.1 Check and prepare equipment for operational readiness

2.2 Select and assemble ingredients according to order

2.3 Make accurate calculations for quantities and ratios

2.4 Follow Ayurvedic rituals, mantra recitation and meditations and clear non-sattvic influences

2.5 prepare medicine according to Ayurvedic medicine methodology

2.6 Label and store medicinesaccording to legal requirements and Ayurvedic guidelines

3. Dispense Ayurvedic medicines

3.1 Establish form and quantity of required medicines from prescription or order

3.2 Follow procedures to prevent contamination of or by the medicine

3.3 Check and prepare dispensing equipment for operational readiness

3.4 Select and assemble prescribed medicine and dravya

3.5 Package and label correct quantities into suitable containers with clear and accurate labelling

3.6 Provide accurate instructions for administration and care of Ayurvedic medicines

3.7 Complete accurate dispensing documentation according to clinic guidelines and legal requirements

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

prepared at least 20 Ayurvedic medicines, including all of the following at least twice:

avaleha/pravahi

kashaya

kwatha choorana

guggulu

ghrita

choorana

taila

vati- gautika

lepa/ ubtan

swarsa

kalka

kwatha

hima

phanta

kshirapaka

ubtan

lepa

dispensed each of the following at least once:

arishta

arka

asava

avaleha

choorana

dravaka

ghrita

guggulua preparations

kashaya

lauh

lepa/ ubtan

talia

vati

followed dispensing processes that meet the Ayurvedic formulary of India and the Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India guidelines and legal requirements:

correctly interpreted prescription or order

checked materials and equipment

made accurate calculations and measurements

packed and accurately label dispensed materials

completed accurate documentation

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

legal and ethical considerations (national and state/territory) requirements for the preparation and supply of Ayurvedic medicines:

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) guidelines

labelling

principles of manufacturing

quality control procedures

work health and safety

format and requirements of the Ayurvedic formulary of India and the Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia of India guidelines

sources of Ayurvedic medicines and their raw, semi processed, processed and manufactured ingredients and methods to determine quality

key features of dravya used for Ayurvedic medicines:

plants used

botanical keys

plant anatomy

plant classifications and nomenclature

types of Ayurvedic medicines, what they are, how they are prepared

preparation techniques for anupanas

non-medicinal ingredients used in the preparation of Ayurvedic medicines

chemical and physical incompatibilities

techniques to prepare medicines from source materials as per Ayurvedic guidelines

Ayurvedic medicine and allopathic drug interactions, both complementary and contra indicatory

Ayurvedic medicine dispensing principles and methods

significance and methods of monitoring control points within the dispensing process

equipment and instrumentation components, purpose and operation

work health and safety hazards and controls for Ayurvedic medicines

waste handling requirements and procedures

recording requirements and procedures

environmental conditions required to maintain integrity of medicines before, during and after preparation

types of instructions that must accompany Ayurvedic medicines

procedures to prevent contamination of Ayurvedic medicines


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Obtain and store materials

1.1 Determine authorised and reputable sources of products certified to be free of insecticides, pesticides, chemicals, preservatives, heavy metals and contaminants

1.2 Source natural raw, semi-processed, processed and manufactured materials as required for scope of practice

1.3 Determine storage requirements for different types of herbs and materials

1.4 Maintain integrity of materials through correct handling and storage

1.5 Maintain stock levels according to clinic requirements

2. Prepare Ayurvedic medicines according to Ayurvedic Formulary of India and Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India

2.1 Check and prepare equipment for operational readiness

2.2 Select and assemble ingredients according to order

2.3 Make accurate calculations for quantities and ratios

2.4 Follow Ayurvedic rituals, mantra recitation and meditations and clear non-sattvic influences

2.5 prepare medicine according to Ayurvedic medicine methodology

2.6 Label and store medicinesaccording to legal requirements and Ayurvedic guidelines

3. Dispense Ayurvedic medicines

3.1 Establish form and quantity of required medicines from prescription or order

3.2 Follow procedures to prevent contamination of or by the medicine

3.3 Check and prepare dispensing equipment for operational readiness

3.4 Select and assemble prescribed medicine and dravya

3.5 Package and label correct quantities into suitable containers with clear and accurate labelling

3.6 Provide accurate instructions for administration and care of Ayurvedic medicines

3.7 Complete accurate dispensing documentation according to clinic guidelines and legal requirements

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
 
Determine authorised and reputable sources of products certified to be free of insecticides, pesticides, chemicals, preservatives, heavy metals and contaminants 
Source natural raw, semi-processed, processed and manufactured materials as required for scope of practice 
Determine storage requirements for different types of herbs and materials 
Maintain integrity of materials through correct handling and storage 
Maintain stock levels according to clinic requirements 
Check and prepare equipment for operational readiness 
Select and assemble ingredients according to order 
Make accurate calculations for quantities and ratios 
Follow Ayurvedic rituals, mantra recitation and meditations and clear non-sattvic influences 
prepare medicine according to Ayurvedic medicine methodology 
Label and store medicinesaccording to legal requirements and Ayurvedic guidelines 
Establish form and quantity of required medicines from prescription or order 
Follow procedures to prevent contamination of or by the medicine 
Check and prepare dispensing equipment for operational readiness 
Select and assemble prescribed medicine and dravya 
Package and label correct quantities into suitable containers with clear and accurate labelling 
Provide accurate instructions for administration and care of Ayurvedic medicines 
Complete accurate dispensing documentation according to clinic guidelines and legal requirements 

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