Short Title:Contamination Control/CRM
Full Title:Contamination Control/CRM
Module Code:CONT H2003
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Pharmacy
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:JOHN BEHAN
Module Description:This module aims to provide the student with the knowledge to understand and maintain clean room environments.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Identify the common sources of contaminants.
LO2 Apply the fundamental steps of aseptic practice.
LO3 Use a wide range of cleaning agents and know when to apply them.
LO4 Define and apply the basis of cleaning validation.
LO5 Work in a clean-room environment.
LO6 Describe the basis of clean-room operation.
LO7 Monitor the clean-room environment.
LO8 Decontaminate the clean-room.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Assignments and On-line assessments 1,2,3,4,6 40.00 Ongoing
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   60.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.50 Every Week 1.50
Directed Learning No Description 1.50 Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Ira C. Peine,, Quality Assurance Compliance, Interpharm Press [ISBN: 0935184511]
  • 1995, Medical Devices and Equipment – Design, Supplies, Failures, Control, Contamination and Alarms: Index and Research Bible, American Health Research Institute [ISBN: 0788302205]
  • 1992, Clean-room housekeeping, Institute of Environmental Sciences [ISBN: 1877862363]
  • A. Miller et al 1992, Clean-room technology and procedures, Semiconduc [ISBN: 0961388056]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_SMABP_C Certificate in Bioprocessing and Cleanroom Management - Minor Award 1 Mandatory
TA_SGMPT_C Higher Certificate in Science in GMP and Technology 2 Mandatory