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.

Courses are not required to be taken in sequential order. However, we recommend taking the courses 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 13 - Advanced Orders Part 3 20

**This course contains CPRS V32a updatesThis course is the third in a three-part series on Advanced Orders. It provides an in-depth review of order entry functionality, covering advanced parameters and options pertaining to the functionality of order checking.

 

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Course 01 - Becoming an Effective CPRS Trainer 40

This course provides an overview of adult learning principles and how they can be applied to the design and delivery of health information technology (HIT) training. Practical strategies to develop and deliver CPRS training using a wide variety of training methods and tools are provided.

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Course 10 - Orders and Order Menu Management** 40

**This course contains CPRS V32a updates. This course covers orders and provides hands-on exercises and practical strategies to develop and maintain orders and order menus.

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Course 14 - Consult/ Request Tracking and Clinical Procedures 40

This course covers the various types of consultative requests for services. Its content is intended to provide a solid foundation in the set up and maintenance of the consult/request tracking package. In addition, an introduction to Clinical Procedures is provided.

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Course 09 - Advanced Text Integration Utility (TIU) Part 2 40

This course is the second in a two-part series on Advanced TIU functionality. It covers data objects functionality including the Diagram Annotation Tool and Mobile Electronic Documentation (MED). In addition, CPRS documentation functionality specific to the Surgery, Discharge Summary, and Lab tabs is reviewed.

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Course 11- Advanced Orders Part 1 40

**This course contains CPRS V32a updates. This course is the first in a three-part series on Advanced Orders. It provides an in-depth review of order entry functionality, covering advanced parameters and options pertaining to orders.

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Course 12 - Advanced Orders Part 2 40

This course is the second in a three-part series on Advanced Orders. It provides an in-depth review order entry functionality, covering advanced parameters and options pertaining to the functionality of event delayed orders.

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Course 15 - Reports Tab (Health Summary) 40

This course reviews the VistA Health Summaries package and highlights basic skills in configuring, optimizing and maintaining the Reports Tab in CPRS and Health Summaries.

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Course 05 - Cover Sheet 40

This course covers configuring, optimizing and maintaining the Cover Sheet tab. It reviews Cover Sheet features, functionality, associated menu options, security keys, parameters and files.

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Course 02 - CPRS Parameters 40

**This course contains CPRS V32a updates. This course covers configuring, optimizing and maintaining CPRS Parameters. It reviews CPRS Parameters menu options, security keys, and files.

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