Tobacco

This lesson will demonstrate how to insert the Tobacco Starter Pick List if your Summary docuplate does not already contain the Starter Pick List.  This lesson will also describe how to use the Tobacco Starter Pick List.

The Tobacco field in the Summary chart section is used to record the past and present tobacco use history.

*THIS LESSON CONTAINS A MEANINGFUL USE (MU) CORE REQUIREMENT - SEE TOBACCO STARTER PICK LIST

Placing of the Insertion Point

Placing of the Insertion Point

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

2.  Left click your mouse to insert your cursor.

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

Inserting the Starter Pick List for Tobacco

Inserting the Starter Pick List for Tobacco

To insert the Starter Pick List for Tobacco:

1.  Type tobmu into the Tobacco 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 shortcut code method.

Tobacco Starter Pick List

Tobacco Starter Pick List

*REQUIRED FOR MEANINGFUL USE (MU) CORE REQUIREMENTS

Click here for Meaningful Use Criteria - Smoking Status

Click here for Meaningful Use Criteria - Report Quality Measures to CMS/States

The Tobacco Starter Pick List is used to record past and present tobacco use.  This list is prepared by SOAPware to record all three requirements (smoking status, tobacco use, and tobacco cessation) for Meaningful Use criteria.  It may not contain all the items you will use in your charting.

Accessing the Tobacco Pick List

Accessing the Tobacco 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: Smoker Status)

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

Left clicking on each Pick List header seen above, will display a list of items in the SMARText Quick Access Dialog.

Choosing Items from the Tobacco Pick List

Choosing Items from the Tobacco Pick List

With the Tobacco Pick List displayed in the SMARText Quick Access dialog, click to place a check in the box in the "Selected" field next to each of the items that you wish to insert into the Tobacco field.

After the items are inserted, the starter Tobacco Pick List header will disappear.

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