Health Informatics Specialist/Clinical Applications Coordinator (HIS-CAC) National Training Program

This series provides technical skills training for Health Informatics Specialist/Clinical Applications Coordinator (HIS/CAC) staff who support the software applications that are integral to the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS). Courses cover the full range of knowledge and skills related to CPRS in accordance with national and local policies.

It is strongly recommended that new students take each course in order as skills and exercises build sequentially.  

NOTE: Enrolled participants must have access to CPRS and all HIS/CAC menus and keys in their TEST, MIRROR or Training accounts in order to participate in the required exercises.

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Course name: Course 3- Orders and Order Menu Management
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Electronic entry of clinical care orders not only enables more efficient care delivery, but also enhances patient safety by reducing the incidence of medical errors due to incomplete or illegible orders. This learning module provides instruction covering the full range of knowledge and skills required of the Health Informatics Specialist/Clinical Applications Coordinator (HIS/CAC) to construct and maintain all types of orders, orderable items, menus and menu items for use in Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS).  Once prepared with comprehensive knowledge of the subject matter, participants are presented with hands-on exercises and practical strategies to develop and maintain orders and order menus.

Prerequisites:

Basic proficiency and access to CPRS and the graphical user interface

HIS/CAC menus and keys in their TEST, MIRROR or Training accounts

Completion of HIS-CAC Training Modules: Becoming an Effective CPRS Trainer and ASU/TIU

 

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