certificate IV in community pharmacy (SIR40112)

certificate IV unit list

CORE UNITS
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  • SIRCHCS201 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
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  • HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour
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  • SIRCHCS302 Assist in managing Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines
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  • SIRXWHS302 Maintain store safety
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  • SIRXMGT003A Lead and manage people

ELECTIVE GROUPS

GROUP A – Front of Pharmacy Supervision
 

  • SIRCMER401 Market and promote a pharmacy products and services area
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  • SIRXMER405 Manage store presentation and pricing 
  • SIRXCCS304 Coordinate interaction with customers
  • SIRXSLS304 Coordinate sales performance
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  • SIRXMGT001A Coordinate work teams

GROUP B – Health Care Support
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  • HLTIN402C Maintain infection control standards in office practices settings
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  • SIRCHCS407 Test blood pressure and advise on self-monitoring
  • SIRCHCS408 Test blood glucose and advise on equipment and services for diabetes management
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  • SIRCHCS409 Advise on diet, nutrition and weight management products and services
  • SIRCHCS415 Coordinate pharmacy health promotions and home medicine reviews

GROUP C – Dispensary – Community Pharmacy
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  • SIRCDIS301 Accept prescriptions and return dispensed medicines to customers
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  • SIRCDIS303 Assist in dispensing prescriptions
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  • SIRCDIS404 Assist in dispensary stock control
  • SIRCDIS405 Assist in dispensary administration
  • SIRCDIS406 Assist in preparing dose administration aids

GROUP D – Stock Control
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  • SIRXINV001A Perform stock control procedures
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  • SIRXINV002A Maintain and order stock
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  • SIRXINV003A Plan inventory levels
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  • SIRXINV005A Control inventory
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  • SIRXINV407 Manage suppliers

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
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  • SIRXHRM001A Administer human resources policy
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  • SIRXMGT002A Maintain employee relations
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  • SIRXHRM002A Recruit and select personnel
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  • BSBFIA302A Process payroll

STOCK MANAGEMENT
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  • SIRXINV001A Perform stock control procedures
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  • SIRXINV002A Maintain and order stock
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  • SIRXINV003A Plan inventory levels
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  • SIRXINV005A Control inventory
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  • SIRXINV407 Manage suppliers

HEALTH SERVICES

  • HLTIN301C Comply with infection control
    policies and procedures
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  • SIRCHCS407 Test blood pressure and advise on self-monitoring
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  • SIRCHCS408 Test blood glucose and advise on equipment and services for diabetes
    management
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  • SIRCHCS411 Advise on wound care products and self-care
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  • SIRCHCS409 Advise on diet, nutrition and weight management products and services
  • SIRCHCS410 Advise on pregnancy and maternal health products and services  
  • SIRCHCS413 Supply and hire aids and equipment to support home health care  
  • SIRCHCS303 Advise on asthma management
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  • SIRCHCS304 Advise on smoking cessation
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  • SIRCHCS305 Advise on continence management
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  • SIRCHCS306 Advise on complementary medicines
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  • SIRCHCS414 Support the management of obstructive sleep apnoea
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  • HLTSL408D Perform home based assessments for sleep studies
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  • SIRCHCS412 Provide Australian Needle and Syringe Program services
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  • HLTCOM408D Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively
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  • HLTIN402C Maintain infection control
    standards in office practice settings          

DISPENSARY
 

  • SIRCDIS301 Accept prescriptions and return dispensed medicines to customers
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  • SIRCDIS303 Assist in dispensing prescriptions
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  • SIRCDIS406 Assist in preparing dose administration aids
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  • SIRCDIS404 Assist in dispensary stock control
  • SIRCDIS405 Assist in dispensary administration
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  • SIRCDIS408 Coordinate service to patients in
    residential care settings

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

  • SIRCQUA401 Coordinate a pharmacy quality system
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  • BSBMGT403A Implement continuous improvement

MANAGEMENT
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  • BSBMGT405A – Provide personal leadership
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  • SIRCCPM501 – Lead and develop pharmacy teams customers provides the pharmacy assistant with the opportunity to build on their current knowledge and skills and develop specialist 

QUALIFICATION structure

The Certificate IV in Community Pharmacy consists of 14 units.
5 core units and 9 elective units.

This qualification includes the unit SIRCHCS201 Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines.
The completion of this unit will ensure that Quality Care Pharmacy Program (QCPP) requirements for supply of scheduled medicines is met.