Medications

This lesson will demonstrate how to insert the patients current medications in the Medications field on the Summary side using the Shift + F11 searching method.

The Summary Medications field is for all the medications the patient is currently taking.

*REQUIRED FOR MEANINGFUL USE CORE REQUIREMENT - MAINTAIN ACTIVE MEDICATIONS LIST & MEDICATION ORDER ENTRY

Click here to view Meaningful Use criteria - Maintain Active Medications List

Click here to view Meaningful Use criteria - Medication Order Entry

*REQUIRED FOR MEANINGFUL USE (MU) OPTIONAL MENU SET (CHOOSE 5 OF 10) - MEDICATION RECONCILIATION

Click here to view Meaningful Use Criteria

Placing of the Insertion Point

Placing of the Insertion Point

With the patients chart open and the Summary chart section visible:

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

2. Left click your mouse to insert your cursor.

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

Entering the Medication Keyword

Entering the Medication Keyword

Type the name of the medication you wish to enter into the Medications field, leaving the cursor at the end of word (as shown above)

Conducting the Shift + F11 Search

Conducting the Shift + F11 Search

1) Press the Shift plus the F11 key on the keyboard to conduct the search.

2) A search results dialog box will be displayed (as shown above).

Search Results Dialog Box Interface

Search Results Dialog Box Interface

Column #1: Triangles

* Upward facing triangle: Indicates the SMARText item is located on your local database.

* Downward facing triangle: Indicates the SMARText item is located on the SOApware On line

Library.

* Green triangle: Indicates that the SMARText item was created by SOAPware.

* Yellow triangle: Indicates that the SMARText item has been edited or created by a SOAPware user.

* Red triangle: Indicates that the SMARText item is not available for use.

Column #2: Description

* This column gives a description of the SMARText item. In a description that includes text with

quotes, the text within quotes will be inserted into the documentation. In a description that includes

text with parenthesis, the text within parenthesis will not be inserted into the documentation.

Column #3: Shortcut

* This is the Shortcut code that is assigned to the SMARText item. The Shortcut code can be used to

enter the item into the documentation.

Column #4: Type

* There are several different types of SMARText items. This column will indicate the item type (ie: Rx)

Column #5: Usage

* This column indicates the number of times the SMARText item has been inserted by the User.

Inserting the Medication

Inserting the Medication

1. Double click on the medication item you wish to insert.

2. The item will be inserted into the Medications field.

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