PCS Status Board- Documenting Interventions

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The documentation of Interventions records clinical information in the patient's chart. Interventions are based on the Standards of Care.

Document Toolbar Navigation

As you are documenting, you will notice the Toolbars across the bottom of the screen change as you progress through the documentation process which allows access to different functionality.

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Document: The Document button opens an assessment made up of queries and response options. There are two types of Interventions used for documenting:

  • Interventions with an Assessment Screen- For this type of Intervention you are provided with a set of questions called an Assessment. You use the assessment to record information related to the task or Intervention.
  • Interventions without an Assessment Screen- This type of Intervention allows you to simply check off that the Intervention is complete. No further information is required.

Document Spreadsheet: Selecting this button allows for the documentation of the Intervention in spreadsheet format.

Edit Status: Allows you to edit the Status

Select Status: In the event you need to see Interventions that many not be Active (i.e;Inactive,Complete, Stopped etc,) use the Select Status button.

Add Intervention: Use the Add Intervention button to add an Intervention or SOC from the Worklist.

Delete Intervention: Allows the deletion of an Intervention (i.e; duplicate Intervention). Please Note: This is only available if the Intervention is highlighted. If there is a check mark in the Intervention Column, it will not be available.

Undo Document: Can be used to remove entire documentation if errors were made, but does display in the permanent record.

Documenting a Single Intervention

1. Highlight the Intervention.

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2. Click on the Document button from the toolbar. (The Assessment associated with the Intervention will display.)

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3. Enter relevant data.

4. Click Save.