Epic EHR Documentation Quiz

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Welcome to the Epic EHR Documentation Quiz! This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of Epic's electronic health record system and its various functionalities. Whether you're a healthcare professional or someone interested in learning about Epic, this quiz will challenge and educate you. With a mix of multiple-choice and true/false questions, you'll explore topics such as reviewing past records, using Smart Phrases, updating medication lists, and more. Get ready to put your Epic skills to the test and see how well you know this powerful documentation tool. So, let's dive in and uncover the answers together!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When you open a patient's chart, which of the tasks on the left side bar do you choose to review past records?

    Explanation
    The correct answer is to choose "Chart Review" from the tasks on the left side bar to review past records.

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  • 2. 

    If you add yourself as a user to someone else's Smart Phrase, you can also edit that phrase.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    You can only use a phrase if you are a user, unless an owner gives you permission to edit it. You can, however, take a copy of someone else's Smart Phrase.

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  • 3. 

    You can insert templates or other pieces of text into your note using ______

    Correct Answer
    Smart Phrases, Smart phrases, smart phrases, Smartphrases, smartphrases, Dot Phrases, Dot phrases, dot phrases, Dotphrases, dotphrases
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Smart Phrases, Smart phrases, smart phrases, Smartphrases, smartphrases, Dot Phrases, Dot phrases, dot phrases, Dotphrases, dotphrases". This answer suggests that the templates or other pieces of text can be inserted into a note using a feature called Smart Phrases or Dot Phrases. These phrases can be customized and used to quickly insert commonly used text or templates, saving time and improving efficiency in note-taking or documentation.

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  • 4. 

    If your provider starts reviewing the patient's medication list with the patient in the room and makes changes to it after you have started working on the note, you will have to manually update the medication list in your note.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Things like medication lists are refreshable Smart Links (blue text) that you can build into the template for your note; all you have to do is refresh the link.

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  • 5. 

    You are never allowed to use someone else's login to Epic if yours isn't working.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement implies that using someone else's login to Epic is not allowed if your own login is not working. This suggests that there are rules or policies in place that prohibit the sharing or borrowing of login credentials. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that it is indeed not allowed to use someone else's login if yours is not working.

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  • 6. 

    When looking up previous records in the choice from the previous question, which of the following types of records can you access?

    • A.

      Specialist notes

    • B.

      Hospital records

    • C.

      Prior lab results

    • D.

      Records from other health networks

    • E.

      Imaging studies

    • F.

      Patient instructions

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Specialist notes
    B. Hospital records
    C. Prior lab results
    E. Imaging studies
    F. Patient instructions
    Explanation
    When looking up previous records, you can access specialist notes, hospital records, prior lab results, imaging studies, and patient instructions. These types of records provide a comprehensive overview of a patient's medical history and are essential for healthcare professionals to make informed decisions about their care.

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  • 7. 

    How can you add a new diagnosis to a patient's chart in Epic?

    • A.

      Select "Add Diagnosis" from the left side bar

    • B.

      Type the diagnosis directly into the note

    • C.

      Call the IT support team for assistance

    • D.

      Submit a request to the healthcare provider

    Correct Answer
    D. Submit a request to the healthcare provider
    Explanation
    To add a new diagnosis to a patient's chart in Epic, the correct method is to submit a request to the healthcare provider. This implies that the user does not have direct access to add a diagnosis themselves. Instead, they need to inform the healthcare provider about the new diagnosis and request them to add it to the patient's chart.

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  • 8. 

    What is represented by the colored dots on the left side of the patient schedule window?

    • A.

      The type of visit

    • B.

      How long the patient has waited to be seen

    • C.

      The severity of their illness

    • D.

      The patient's status during the visit

    Correct Answer
    A. The type of visit
    Explanation
    The colored dots on the left side of the patient schedule window represent the type of visit. This means that each color corresponds to a specific type of appointment or medical procedure that the patient has scheduled. The use of different colors helps to easily identify and differentiate between different types of visits, allowing for efficient scheduling and organization of patient appointments.

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  • 9. 

    What does the "MyChart" feature in Epic allow patients to do?

    • A.

      Schedule appointments

    • B.

      View test results

    • C.

      Communicate with healthcare providers

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The "MyChart" feature in Epic allows patients to schedule appointments, view test results, and communicate with healthcare providers. This feature provides a comprehensive platform for patients to manage their healthcare needs efficiently and conveniently. Patients can easily schedule appointments, access their test results, and communicate with their healthcare providers through secure messaging. This feature enhances patient engagement and empowers individuals to take an active role in their healthcare journey.

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  • 10. 

    How can you sign a note in Epic to indicate its completion and authentication?

    • A.

      Clicking the "Sign" button

    • B.

      Typing "/sign" at the end of the note

    • C.

      Applying a digital signature

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." In Epic, there are multiple ways to sign a note to indicate its completion and authentication. One way is by clicking the "Sign" button, which is a straightforward method. Another way is by typing "/sign" at the end of the note, which serves as a command to sign the note. Additionally, Epic also allows users to apply a digital signature, which provides a secure and verifiable way of signing the note. Therefore, all of these methods can be used to sign a note in Epic.

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