Competency information


Assist in the maintenance of routine documentation working consistently and making accurate entries on routine documentation and record keeping.


  • Differences in product restrictions when working either within licensed premises or under Section 10 exemption.
  • Regulations for licensed premises and section 10 requirements.
  • Options for preparation in-house or external supplied, under patient- specific prescription or patient-specific directions.
  • Near patient preparation.
  • National Patient Safety Agency Alert 20 Safe Handling of Injectable Medicines.
  • Process control documentation.
  • Critical areas in the process requiring further validation.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 1 Outcome Complete aseptic manipulation under supervision. 
# 4 Outcome Interpret stability data when determining the shelf life of a range of products.