Work effectively in a community pharmacy

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 SIRCIND001, 'Work effectively in a community pharmacy'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work effectively in a community pharmacy' 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.

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

1. Source and use information on employment in community pharmacy.

1.1.Identify and access sources that provide current and accurate information on employee and employer rights and responsibilities.

1.2.Obtain and interpret key information on individual responsibilities for anti-discrimination, harassment and equal employment opportunity.

1.3.Source and interpret information on national employment standards and specific employment arrangements for current role.

1.4.Source and use information on skill and knowledge requirements for own and related roles in community pharmacy.

1.5.Comply with all employment requirements.

2. Work within organisational requirements.

2.1.Obtain, interpret and comply with organisational procedures.

2.2. Accept and process prescriptions according to organisational procedures.

2.3.Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices, according to organisational procedures.

2.4.Seek advice and information from supervisors and managers to ensure full understanding of organisational requirements.

2.5.Work within own role boundaries and recognise roles and responsibilities of other pharmacy staff.

2.6.Use designated lines of pharmacy communication and reporting.

2.7.Follow organisational dress or uniform standards.

3. Use effective work habits.

3.1.Plan and organise daily work activities within scope of responsibility.

3.2.Maintain work areas according to organisational procedures and standards.

3.3.Act promptly on instructions, information and follow procedures relevant to the task.

3.4.Work collaboratively with team members, supervisors and managers to maximise efficiency and quality of daily work outcomes.

3.5.Prioritise and complete competing tasks within designated timeframes.