Inactive Problems

This lesson will demonstrate how to insert the Inactive Problems Starter Pick List if your Summary docuplate does not already contain the Starter Pick List.

The Inactive Problems field in the Summary is for recording all the medical problems the patient has had in the past but is not currently being treated for at this time.

Placing of the Insertion Point

Placing of the Insertion Point

With a patient's chart open and the Summary chart section visible:

1. Place your insertion point to the right of the field header.

2. Left click your mouse to insert your cursor.

If the bold green brackets appear (as shown above), the the field is active and ready for you to begin entering data.

Inserting the Starter Pick List for Inactive Problems

Inserting the Starter Pick List for Inactive Problems

To insert the Starter Pick List for the Inactive Problems:

1. Type ina- into the Inactive Problems field (as shown above)

2. Press the Spacebar to expand the Pick List.

Note: If the Pick List does not expand when you press the Spacebar, you may need to do a Shift + F11 search to download the item to your local database. After you have used the Pick List once, you will be able to expand it using the Spacebar method.

See this link for searching instructions: SMARText Data Entry Methods.

Inactive Problems Starter Pick List

Inactive Problems Starter Pick List

The Inactive Problems Starter Pick List contains a list of some of the most common diagnosis. It may not contain all items you will use in your charting.

Accessing the Inactive Problems Pick List

Accessing the Inactive Problems Pick List

In SOAPware, text that appears, Blue and Underlined indicates that a Pick List is attached to the SMARText Item.

1. Left click on the Pick List header (ie: Starter Inactive Problems)

2. A list of item will appear in the SMARText Quick Access

Choosing Items from the Inactive Problems Pick List

Choosing Items from the Inactive Problems Pick List

With the Inactive Problems Pick List displayed in the SMARText Quick Access Dialog, click in the box in the "Selected" column next to each of the items that you wish to insert into the Inactive Problems field.

When the items are inserted, the Starter Inactive Problems header will disappear.

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