We are currently updating the OP Help Center content for the release of OP 14.19 or OP 19. OP 19 is a member of the certified OP 14 family of products (official version is 14.19.1), which you may see in your software (such as in Help > About) and in the Help Center tabs labeled 14.19. You may also notice that the version number in content and videos may not match the version of your software, and some procedural content may not match the workflow in your software. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we make these enhancements.

Writing Prescriptions: Writing a Free-Text Prescription

Version 14.19
Note: Free-text prescriptions cannot be sent out electronically.
  1. After following the Basic Instructions and selecting Med - unformatted from the "Purpose" drop-down menu (Step 6), a free-text prescription text field will be displayed in the middle portion of the form. 
  2. Type your prescription in the field, or click the (folder) icon to access the Phrase Construction Prescription Library. 
  3. Enter the days supply, dispense number, and number of refills in the lower left section of the window. Click the calculator icons to the left of each field and enter each number using the drop-down number pad. 
  4. Click the check boxes in the lower right section to indicate if the medication is to be dispensed as written ("DAW"), and whether it is an ongoing medication. 
  5. Click the Save button to save and close. The prescription will now appear in the patient's Medication List.
Version 14.10
Note: Free-text prescriptions cannot be sent out electronically.
  1. After following the Basic Instructions and selecting Med - unformatted from the "Purpose" drop-down menu (Step 6), a free-text prescription text field will be displayed in the middle portion of the form. 
  2. Type your prescription in the field, or click the (folder) icon to access the Phrase Construction Prescription Library. 
  3. Enter the days supply, dispense number, and number of refills in the lower left section of the window. Click the calculator icons to the left of each field and enter each number using the drop-down number pad. 
  4. Click the check boxes in the lower right section to indicate if the medication is to be dispensed as written ("DAW"), and whether it is an ongoing medication. 
  5. Click the Save button to save and close. The prescription will now appear in the patient's Medication List.