Accept prescriptions and deliver medicine

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 SIRPDIS001A, 'Accept prescriptions and deliver medicine'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Accept prescriptions and deliver medicine' 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




Confirm prescription and customer details.


Check prescriptions for legality, validity and completeness and discrepancies actioned.


Confirm customer details.


Confirm customer entitlements under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and Medicare Australia.


Confirm customer's prescription needs.


Identify and confirm items to be dispensed.


Provide brand substitution information to customers and ascertain customer preferences.


Supply the verified prescription together with relevant customer information and preferences to a pharmacist.


Flag and refer prescription discrepancies and other situations requiring additional assistance to the appropriate pharmacy staff or pharmacist.


Advise the customer of expected prescription preparation time or delivery times as appropriate.


Deliver medicines to customers within the community pharmacy.


Verify that the prescription is checked by a pharmacist.


Check medicines prepared for dispensing.


Verify customer identity to confirm that dispensed medicines are provided to the correct customer.


Explain information provided onmedicines and confirm customer understanding.


Refer customers to a pharmacist in situations requiring additional assistance or therapeutic advice.


Respect customer privacy and confidentiality when requesting and providing information.


Supply medicines promptly in appropriate packaging


Provide information on other products required to effectively use medicines supplied.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIRPDIS001A appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT21307 - Certificate II in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • SIR30107 - Certificate III in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR20107 - Certificate II in Community Pharmacy
  • SIR40107 - Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy
  • HLT21312 - Certificate II in Aboriginal and-or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care