Manage pharmacy premises and equipment

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 SIRCCPM503, 'Manage pharmacy premises and equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage pharmacy premises and equipment' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Manage pharmacy appearance and access.

1.1.Develop and implement pharmacy procedures for pharmacy housekeeping andmaintenance.

1.2.Ensure pharmacy housekeeping standards are monitored and maintained.

1.3.Provide easy and safe access into and within the pharmacy for people with mobility aids.

1.4.Maintain professional services area that is clearly distinguishable from the general trading area and supervised at all times by a pharmacist.

1.5.Initiate contingency plans in the event of merchandise or pharmacy presentation problems.

2. Manage pharmacy stock storage and equipment maintenance.

2.1.Ensure all equipment used in the pharmacy is kept clean, serviceable and calibrated where required.

2.2.Maintain areas for receiving and storing stock under appropriate conditions, according to stock category.

2.3.Ensure refrigerated storage is cold chain tested and certified at regular intervals.

2.4.Maintain a room temperature at no more than 25 degrees in professional, trading and storage areas of the pharmacy.

3. Manage pharmacy merchandise presentation.

3.1.Ensure layout and presentation promote customer flow, and comply with scheduled medicine display restrictions and pharmacy visual merchandising policies and plans.

3.2.Develop and implement layout assessment checks.

3.3.Organise the location of displays of temporary specials and promotions.

3.4.Define standards for visual presentations and displays and clearly communicate these to team members.

3.5.Ensure team members maintain displays in a clean and tidy condition according to display plans.

3.6.Consult with front-of-pharmacy team members to assess customer response to space allocations.

4. Maintain pharmacy merchandise pricing.

4.1.Maintain pricing of pharmacy medicines and products according to pharmacy pricing policy.

4.2.Communicate accurate pricing information and changes to relevant team members.

4.3.Ensure current and accurate pricing is maintained on all displays.