Pack pharmaceutical products

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 HLTPH307A, 'Pack pharmaceutical products'.
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

Prepare packaging process

1.1 Comply with dress code, safety requirements and personal hygiene procedures prior to entering the packaging area

1.2 Clean and prepare work area according to batch work sheet or equivalent

1.3 Obtain packaginperson and according to packaging specificationsg documentation and interpret instructions from authorised

1.4 Identify, clean, prepare and set packaging equipment

1.5 Identify and report discrepancies in equipment functioning and take corrective action according to the instructions of an authorised person

1.6 Obtain appropriate and sufficient packaging materials according to stock issuing procedures

1.7 Obtain approved medicine

1.8 Prepare labels according to legal requirements

1.9 Check for, and rectify, discrepancies in labels

Pack products

2.1 Operate packaging equipment to pack products

2.2 Attach correct label to container

2.3 Apply in-process controls and record results

2.4 Report deviations to authorised person and take corrective action according to instructions from an authorised person

Conduct quality control

3.1 Obtain approval from authorised person at designated points in the packaging process according to batch record

3.2 Obtain relevant documentation and check product specifications according to batch documentation

3.3 Reconcile and verify packaging materials under supervision of an authorised person

3.4 Submit sample where appropriate

Complete packaging process

4.1 Reconcile number of labels printed with number used and report discrepancies to the pharmacist

4.2 Alert authorised person of excess materials

4.3 Complete packaging documentation and forwardaccording to standard operating procedures

4.4 Obtain final approval from the pharmacist before releasing packed medicines/product to storage areas

4.5 Clean equipment

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTPH307A appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT31412 - Certificate III in Hospital-Health Services Pharmacy Support