Social History

This lesson will demonstrate how to insert the Social History Starter Pick List if your Summary docuplate does not already contain the starter pick list.  This lesson will also describe how to use the Social History Starter Pick List.

The Social History field in the Summary chart section is used to record a list of social issues including such things as living situation, support systems, etc..

Placing of the Insertion Point

Placing of the Insertion Point

1.  Place your insertion point to the right of the Social History 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 Social History

Inserting the Starter Pick List for Social History

To insert the Starter Pick List for Social History:

1.  Type soc- into the Social History 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.

Social History Starter Pick List

Social History Starter Pick List

The Social History Starter Pick List can be used to record a list of social issues including things such as living situation, support systems, etc.  It may not contain all the items you will use in your charting.

Accessing the Social History Pick List

Accessing the Social History Pick List

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

Left click on the Pick List header (ie: Starter - Social History:) and a list of items will appear in the SMARText Quick Access Dialog.

Choosing Items from the Social History Pick List

Choosing Items from the Social History Pick List

With the Social History 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 Social History field.

When the items are inserted, the Starter Social History Pick List header will disappear.

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