SSD Storage & Distribution

SD01 - Principles of Processed Goods Storage

Contributes 45 minutes to your CPD

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Course Details:

This course explains the required conditions for processed goods area and and how this will impact on patient safety. 


You will be presented with a short presentation, followed by an assessment. 

If you achieve 80% or more, you will pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your training records. 

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 

Aims:

This course will provide learners with an understanding of the techniques and practices and checks that must be applied in safely handling and storing processed goods in a way that protects their integrity, and how this will impact on patient safety.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to;

  • Understand the role of HBN 13 in planning and designing SSD’s.
  • Understand how environmental conditions and fittings in the Processed Goods store contribute to patient safety.
  • Understand how the application of best practice in the store impact on patient safety.
  • Describe the practices to be applied when loading shelving trolleys, carts and transport boxes.
  • Be aware of the potential dangers and risks when handling sterile packs. 
  • Understand the importance of correct labelling on processed goods.
  • Understand the use and importance of track and trace systems in the Processed Goods Store.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The role of HBN 13 in planning, designing and upgrading SSD’s.
  • What environmental conditions and fittings in the Processed Goods store contribute to patient safety.
  • How the application of best practice in the store impact on patient safety.
  • The practices to be applied when loading shelving trolleys, carts and transport boxes.
  • The potential dangers and risks when handling sterile packs. 
  • The importance of correct labelling on processed goods.
  • The use and importance of track and trace systems in the Processed Goods Store