Enter the Smoking Status
Q: How do I enter the smoking status?
1. Open the Patient Chart
Open the patient's chart using the Chart Rack.
2. Open the Summary
3. Place Cursor
4. Insert Smoker Status Pick List
To enter the pick list for Tobacco, type tobmu into the Tobacco field then press the spacebar. The Tobacco pick list is used to record past and present tobacco use. This list is prepared by SOAPware to record the Meaningful Use requirements for Smoking Status: Stage 1 & Stage 2.
Click the Smoking Status pick list. A list of smoking status options will appear in the SMARText Quick Access window.
*Note: If the pick list is not entered into your Tobacco field, type "tobmu", then press Shift + F11 on the keyboard. Double click on the item named "Tobacco Issues for Meaningful Use - 2014", with a shortcut code of TOBmu, to insert it.