Presentation on theme: "Notifications Overview for Nurses"— Presentation transcript:
1 Notifications Overview for Nurses Welcome…Notifications Overview for NursesPresented by:Curtis AndersonGary DowningCharlotte FeldmanCamp CPRS
2 Introduction Notifications (also known as View Alerts) Designed to transmit important informationNew Orders, unsigned documents, test results, New consult request, etc.Seen in both VistA and CPRS GUITwo types of Alerts “Info” and “Action”Preferences in both VistA and CPRS GUI
5 View Alerts (VistA) Enter "VA to jump to VIEW ALERTS option 1. TEST,JD (T0262): [3 South] New order(s) placed.2. TEST,JD (T0262): [3 South] New DC order(s) placed.3. TEST, AB (L4111): Imaging Results: SHOULDER 2 OR MORE4. TEST, AC (A2222): Critical Lab: /04 07:535. TEST, AD (A9898): New consult PULMONARY ARTERIAL BSelect from 1 to 5or enter ?, A, F, S, P, M, R, or ^ to exitDo you know what all of these do…
6 View Alerts (VistA) Cont… “A” to process all of the pending alerts.“I” to process all of the INFORMATION ONLY alerts.“S” to add or remove a surrogate to receive alerts for you.“F” to forward one or more specific alerts.“D” to delete specific alerts (some may not be deleted)“P” to print a copy of the pending alerts on a printer“M” to receive a MailMan message of these pending alerts“R” to Redisplay the available alerts
8 View Alerts (GUI) Cont… CPRS GUI V22Ability to sort by “Column Header”Options from VistA will be available (Forward, Renew, etc.)
9 Personal Preferences for Alerts (VistA) PP Personal Preferences ...AU Auto Patient List UpdateCS GUI Cover Sheet Display ParametersGP GUI Parameters - GeneralLI Team/Patient List Mgmt ...NO Notification Mgmt Menu ...OC Order Checking Mgmt Menu ...PS Patient Selection Preference Mgmt ...TD Tab Default Chart Preferences
10 Personal Preferences for Alerts (VistA) Cont… Options Available under… NO Notification Mgmt Menu ...1 Enable/Disable My Notifications2 Erase All of My Notifications3 Set Notification Display Sort Method (GUI)4 Send me a MailMan bulletin for Flagged Orders5 Show Me the Notifications I Can Receive
16 What Fargo Does Not Have…. Wood chippers in theBack yard – for those ofYou who have seen theMovie……FARGO!
17 Alerts for Inpatient Nurses New OrderUnverified OrderUnverified Medication OrderSettings (at Fargo)MandatoryDisabled
18 New Order Notification Designed to be used by TeamsNurses & clerks on a team are notified when new orders are entered
19 Unverified Medication Order Displays unverified orders from current admissionDesigned to be used by Teams of nurses
20 Displays unverified orders from the current admission Designed to be used by Teams (clerks + nurses)
21 Bingo BoardsProvides visual clue to New Orders being placed
22 Verification of Orders Online verification by clerks and/or nursesUnverified Medication Orders are verified by RNsPrinting of chart order summaries is optional
23 When Do Alerts Go Away?I (Individual Recipient): delete the notification for a nurse when they complete the follow-up action of verificationA (All Recipients): delete the notification for all nurses on a Team when a) any of the nurses completes the action (verification)
24 Teams & Floating Nurses Create teams of Inpatient Nurses and/or clerksSet up an autolink to the ward to automatically add/remove patients – updates when transfers, admits, discharges occurAs a nurse floats, they can add/delete themselves to a Team
28 Team List Cont.To “Add” yourself from a Team, simply select a Team Name from the subscribe list and then choose “Yes” to confirm.
29 Surrogates Can have Start/Stop date/time to send alert Alerts can be forwarded to a Mailman surrogate after a specified periodCan be forwarded to a SupervisorCan be forwarded to a Backup Reviewer
30 Personal Team ListsCan have a variety of Alerts sent to you based on your Personal TeamEx. Oncology Case Manager wants to be notified of her patients who are: admitted, deceased, come for Unscheduled appointmentDiabetic Educator: Gets lab results on her team of patients
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