Important Content Update Message
We are currently updating the OP Help Center content for the release of OP 20. OP 20 (official version 20.0.x) is the certified, 2015 Edition, version of the Office Practicum software. This is displayed in your software (Help tab > About) and in the Help Center tab labeled Version 20.0. We appreciate your patience as we continue to update all of our content.

Medication Tab

Version 14.19
Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Encounters tab or Well Visits tab > Open Note > Assess/Plan tab > Medication tab

Add a Medication

  1. Click the Med tab.
  2. Recent and ongoing medications are listed.

  1. Enter part of the medication name in the entry field and press the Enter button or click the Ellipse button to view all favorites and search.
  2. The Confirm window displays.
Note:  Window displays only when a diagnosis code has been selected for the encounter note.
  1. The Medication Finder window displays.

  1. Double-click to select a medication from the list or highlight the medication and click OK.
  2. The Complete Prescription window displays.
  3. Enter in the Diagnosis is applicable, SIG, Days supply, Dispense amount, Refill amount, Select Dispense as written if applicable and Include in chronic medication list if applicable.

  1. Click the Send button to save and e-Prescribe or click the Print button to save and print the prescription or click the Save button and return to the prescription tab.
  2. The added prescription displays under the Recent Prescriptions section.
  3. If the prescription was not previously printed or sent electronically, highlight the medication and click the Do Now button.
  4. The Medication List displays with the medication checked to process.
  5. Click the Print or Send button.
Version 14.10
Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Encounters tab or Well Visits tab > Open Note > Assess/Plan tab > Medication tab

Add a Medication

  1. Click the Med tab.
  2. Recent and ongoing medications are listed.

  1. Enter part of the medication name in the entry field and press the Enter button or click the Ellipse button to view all favorites and search.
  2. The Confirm window displays.
Note:  Window displays only when a diagnosis code has been selected for the encounter note.
  1. The Medication Finder window displays.

  1. Double-click to select a medication from the list or highlight the medication and click OK.
  2. The Complete Prescription window displays.
  3. Enter in the Diagnosis is applicable, SIG, Days supply, Dispense amount, Refill amount, Select Dispense as written if applicable and Include in chronic medication list if applicable.

  1. Click the Send button to save and e-Prescribe or click the Print button to save and print the prescription or click the Save button and return to the prescription tab.
  2. The added prescription displays under the Recent Prescriptions section.
  3. If the prescription was not previously printed or sent electronically, highlight the medication and click the Do Now button.
  4. The Medication List displays with the medication checked to process.
  5. Click the Print or Send button.