Maintain medication stocks

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTHPS003, 'Maintain medication stocks'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Monitor medication stock levels

1.1 Conduct an inventory of medications against required stock levels according to instructions from health professional and established procedures

1.2 Take action to ensure medications beyond expiry date are not used, in line with organisation guidelines

1.3 Correctly interpret information about cold chain requirements and monitor and maintain cold chain according to medication needs

1.4 Monitor and update medication stock in the health practitioner’s bag according to instructions from health professional

2. Order stock

2.1 Identify potential shortfalls in stock levels and take action to ensure stock is replenished in a timely manner under direction from health professionals

2.2 Accurately complete stock orders according to procedures as required

3. Handle and store medication stocks

3.1 Handle medications according to scope of own role and in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

3.2 Unpack medication orders and check items and quantities against order for accuracy

3.3 Store medications according to manufacturer’s recommendations

3.4 Dispose of medications in accordance with regulatory requirements and health professional instructions

4. Maintain medication documentation

4.1 Maintain accurate log books of medications in accordance with legislative requirements

4.2 Maintain accurate documentation of cold chain management