Manage sterile stock

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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 HLTSTE004, 'Manage sterile stock'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

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

1. Store sterile stock

1.1 Select and wear attire, ensuring personal hygiene preparations are in accordance with organisation policies and procedures

1.2 Decant sterile stock supplied in external containers/packaging prior to transfer into the sterile stock area

1.3 Identify and clean the dedicated area for storing sterile stock, following required documentation processes

1.4 Restrict access and minimise traffic in the sterile stock area

2. Maintain packaging integrity

2.1 Minimise handling of sterile stock

2.2 Inspect items for packaging integrity, labelling and batch control

2.3 Follow organisation procedures for non-conforming stock

2.4 Complete protective packaging as required

3. Maintain stock levels

3.1 Comply with sterile stock rotation practices

3.2 Identify, remove and re-process or discard stock not complying with inventory control guidelines

3.3 Assess and calculate stock and imprest levels

3.4 Correctly interpret order requirements

3.5 Prepare, fill and distribute orders to relevant destination using required documentation

3.6 Document and report supply discrepancies according to procedures

4. Transport sterile stock

4.1 Clean and maintain trolleys and containers using appropriate cleaning procedures

4.2 Load and handle transport equipment safely

4.3 Follow designated route and timetable for transporting sterile stock

4.4 Package any high-level disinfected or off-site delivery items in secure sealable easy to clean containers

5. Complete quality management requirements

5.1 Follow batch control identification procedures

5.2 Accurately complete sterile stock ordering documentation

5.3 Assist with recall procedures according to instructions