Printing a Controlled Substance

Version 20.10

Overview

Path: Clinical, Billing, or Practice Management tab > Patient Chart button > Medications

If a controlled substance is sent electronically and a copy is printed, the printed copy will have a watermark indicating it is not valid for dispensing. If a prescription for a controlled substance is not sent electronically but printed, it can only be printed once. All other copies will print with a watermark to show the prescription is not valid.

  1. Click the Patient Chart button.
  2. Find the patient using the Search box .
  3. Click on the Medications tab.
  4. Click on the New button to prescribe a new medication.
  5. In the Drug field, begin typing the medication name and click the Ellipsis button or press the Enter key.

  1. From the Medication Finder window, select the medication by double-clicking or clicking OK.

  1. Verify the Sig is correct and enter PMP Tracking# if required.
  2. Click the Print button. A print preview window opens. Print the medication script.

  1. On the medication list the medication will have a status of printed.

  1. When re-printing a controlled substance a watermark will appear on the script. This indicates the script is not valid for dispensing.

Version 20.8

Overview

Path: Smart Toolbar > Chart button > Medications tab

If a controlled substance is sent electronically and a copy is printed, the printed copy will have a watermark indicating it is not valid for dispensing. If a prescription for a controlled substance is not sent electronically but printed, it can only be printed once. All other copies will print with a watermark to show the prescription is not valid.

  1. Click the Chart button .
  2. Find the patient using the Search box .
  3. Click on the Medications tab .
  4. Click on the Insert Record button  to prescribe a new medication.
  5. Search for the medication in the Drug field and click the Ellipsis button .

  1. Locate the medication from the Medication Finder window and double-click to select the medication.

  1. Verify the Sig is correct and enter PMP Tracking# if required.
  2. Click the Print button . A print preview window opens. Print the medication script.

 

  1. On the medication list the medication will have a status of printed.

  1. When re-printing a controlled substance a watermark will appear on the script. This indicates the script is not valid for dispensing.