Presentation on theme: "Notifications Overview for Nurses Presented by: Curtis Anderson Gary Downing Charlotte Feldman Camp CPRS - 2003 Welcome…"— Presentation transcript:
Notifications Overview for Nurses Presented by: Curtis Anderson Gary Downing Charlotte Feldman Camp CPRS Welcome…
Introduction Notifications (also known as View Alerts) Designed to transmit important information New Orders, unsigned documents, test results, New consult request, etc. Seen in both VistA and CPRS GUI Two types of Alerts “Info” and “Action” Preferences in both VistA and CPRS GUI
Notification Types Lab Results –New, Abnormal, Critical Imaging Results –New, Abnormal, Amended Patient Movements –Admission, Discharge, Transfer, Death Order Management –New, Unsigned, STAT, Expiring, Unverified, Canceled, Flagged for Clarification
Notification Types cont… Consult Request Management –New, Canceled, Held, Results Flag Specific Orders and Results –Inpatient, Outpatient, Orderer Flagged Results Specialty –NPO Diets > 72 hours –Food/Drug Interaction
View Alerts (VistA) 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 MORE 4. TEST, AC (A2222): Critical Lab: /04 07:53 5. TEST, AD (A9898): New consult PULMONARY ARTERIAL B Select from 1 to 5 or enter ?, A, F, S, P, M, R, or ^ to exit 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 MORE 4. TEST, AC (A2222): Critical Lab: /04 07:53 5. TEST, AD (A9898): New consult PULMONARY ARTERIAL B Select from 1 to 5 or enter ?, A, F, S, P, M, R, or ^ to exit Enter "VA to jump to VIEW ALERTS option Do you know what all of these do…
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
View Alerts (GUI)
View Alerts (GUI) Cont… CPRS GUI V22 Ability to sort by “Column Header” Options from VistA will be available (Forward, Renew, etc.)
Personal Preferences for Alerts (VistA) PP Personal Preferences... AU Auto Patient List Update CS GUI Cover Sheet Display Parameters GP GUI Parameters - General LI Team/Patient List Mgmt... NO Notification Mgmt Menu... OC Order Checking Mgmt Menu... PS Patient Selection Preference Mgmt... TD Tab Default Chart Preferences
1 Enable/Disable My Notifications 2 Erase All of My Notifications 3 Set Notification Display Sort Method (GUI) 4 Send me a MailMan bulletin for Flagged Orders 5 Show Me the Notifications I Can Receive Personal Preferences for Alerts (VistA) Cont… Options Available under… NO Notification Mgmt Menu...
What Fargo Does Not Have…. Wood chippers in the Back yard – for those of You who have seen the Movie……FARGO!
Alerts: New Order Unverified Order Unverified Medication Order Settings (at Fargo) Mandatory Disabled Mandatory Alerts for Inpatient Nurses
Designed to be used by Teams Nurses & clerks on a team are notified when new orders are entered New Order Notification
Displays unverified orders from current admission Designed to be used by Teams of nurses Unverified Medication Order
Displays unverified orders from the current admission Designed to be used by Teams (clerks + nurses) Unverified Orders
Bingo Boards Provides visual clue to New Orders being placed
Online verification by clerks and/or nurses Unverified Medication Orders are verified by RNs Printing of chart order summaries is optional Verification of Orders
I (Individual Recipient): delete the notification for a nurse when they complete the follow-up action of verification A (All Recipients): delete the notification for all nurses on a Team when a) any of the nurses completes the action (verification) When Do Alerts Go Away?
Teams & Floating Nurses Create teams of Inpatient Nurses and/or clerks Set up an autolink to the ward to automatically add/remove patients – updates when transfers, admits, discharges occur As a nurse floats, they can add/delete themselves to a Team
Team List Setup
Team List Cont.
To “Add” yourself from a Team, simply select a Team Name from the subscribe list and then choose “Yes” to confirm. Team List Cont.
Can have Start/Stop date/time to send alert Alerts can be forwarded to a Mailman surrogate after a specified period Can be forwarded to a Supervisor Can be forwarded to a Backup Reviewer Surrogates
Can have a variety of Alerts sent to you based on your Personal Team –Ex. Oncology Case Manager wants to be notified of her patients who are: admitted, deceased, come for Unscheduled appointment –Diabetic Educator: Gets lab results on her team of patients Personal Team Lists
Personal Team List
Personal Team List Cont.
Curtis Anderson, BS 2, MS CPRS Developer Salt Lake City, UT Notifications/Alerts in GUI 22