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Orders and Workflow Medication Tab

Version 14.19

Overview

This section of template design demonstrates the edit or addition of medications associated with a template. This will include the addition of a medication or a medication group. It is best practice to add medications as medication groups. In addition, creating a medication group will display all practice favorites strength and dosing and allow selection of a medication specific to a child when charting. 

Individual medications can be added, but will be unavailable to prescribe if the medication NDC number is invalid. 

Add a Medication Group

  1. Navigate to the template editor: Clinical tab>Encounter Templates or Well Visit Templates
  2. Select a template by double-clicking the name or highlighting the Template and clicking the Editbutton
  3. Click the Orders/Workflow tab
  4. Click the Medications tab
  5. To add a Medication Group, click the Add button
  6. Enter the Medication Name in the field
  7. Press the Space Bar until only the name remains, then press Enter 

  1. Click the drop-down menu in the Usage field and select an option from the list. The best practice is to select Alternate.
  2. Click the Save button

Add a Medication

  1. Navigate to the template editor: Clinical tab>Encounter Templates or Well Visit Templates.
  2. Select a template by double-clicking or highlighting the Template and clicking the Edit button
  3. Click the Orders/Workflow tab
  4. Click the Medications tab

  1. To add a specific medication, click the Add button
  2. Click the drop-down menu or begin entering the name of the Medication in the Medication Name field and select if from the list

The list of medications displayed will be the practice medication favorites.
  1. Click the drop-down menu in the Usage field and select an option from the list. The best practice is to select Alternate.
  2. Click the Save button .
Version 14.10

Overview

This section of template design demonstrates how to add or change the medications that are associated with a template. This will include the addition of a medication or a medication group. 

Review the Med tab: 

  1. Click the Med tab and add or remove default medications

Encounter Template Editor: Assess/Plan Medication tab

  1. To add a specific medication, click the Insert Record button
  2. Click the drop-down menu and select a Medication

Encounter Template Editor: Medication list

  1. Click the Drop-down menu and select a Usage option 

Encounter Template Editor: Medication Usage

It is best policy to set the Usage on medications as Alternate.
  1. Click the Post edit button.
The list of medications shown will be the practice medication favorites.
  1. To add a Medication Group, click the Insert Record button
  2. Enter the Name of the Medication
  3. Press the Space Bar until only the name remains, then press Enter

Encounter Template Editor: Medication Group

  1. Click the Post edit button