Meditech Pcs Initial Patient Encounter

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Meditech Pcs Initial Patient Encounter

Competency quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From the Status Board, what button from the right side menu do you click on to start documenting the cares you provided to your patients?
    • A. 

      Interventions

    • B. 

      Outcomes

    • C. 

      Process Plan

    • D. 

      Notes

  • 2. 
    How do you exit PCS?
    • A. 

      By clicking on the black X in the upper right hand corner

    • B. 

      By clicking on the Exit PCS button

    • C. 

      By restarting the computer

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 3. 
    When you get a new admission, what is the first thing you must do in order to be able to document in PCS?
    • A. 

      Add a Standard of Care (SOC) to the patient

    • B. 

      Add a Care Plan to the patient

    • C. 

      Remove the patient from your status board

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which button will allow you to enter a Standard of Care or add more interventions for you to document on for your patient?
    • A. 

      Document

    • B. 

      Edit Status

    • C. 

      Select Status

    • D. 

      Add Intervention

  • 5. 
    The color purple in Meditech typically means:
    • A. 

      You have duplicate items on your intervention worklist

    • B. 

      You need to save your documentation

    • C. 

      Nothing, this in the normal background color

    • D. 

      That you need to add a care plan for the patient

  • 6. 
    When you completely finished documenting on an intervention and will never need to use the intervention again, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Change the status of the intervention to complete

    • C. 

      Add a new Standard of Care to the patient

    • D. 

      Remove the patient from your status board

  • 7. 
    What is the Associated Data column used for?
    • A. 

      Showing protocols that you need to document an intervention

    • B. 

      Editing your documentation

    • C. 

      Pulling data from the EMR/Open Chart so you can see what was last documented on the patient

    • D. 

      Tells you the next scheduled time an intervention is due to be documented on

  • 8. 
    What are the two sets of documents that need to be completed within 24-hours of the patient admission?
    • A. 

      The Past Medical History and the Admission Database

    • B. 

      The Personal Hygiene Assessment and the Admission Database

    • C. 

      The General Education Record and the Past Medical History

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    When you are documenting a group assessment (ex: Past Medical History or System Flowsheet), which button do you use to navigate to the next piece of the assessment while you are documenting?
    • A. 

      The Document button

    • B. 

      The Select Status button

    • C. 

      The File button

    • D. 

      The Go To button

  • 10. 
    What is something called that can be documented in more than one location (ex: pulse, BP, wounds)?
    • A. 

      An episode

    • B. 

      An occurrence

    • C. 

      A problem

    • D. 

      An issue

  • 11. 
    When you are finished documenting an Intervention, what button do you click to save your documentation?
    • A. 

      Edit

    • B. 

      Return

    • C. 

      Document

    • D. 

      Save

  • 12. 
    What kinds of medications are documented as part of the Home Medications in the past Medical History?
    • A. 

      Herbal

    • B. 

      Over the counter medications

    • C. 

      Prescription drugs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What information must you record with your Home Medication Documentation?
    • A. 

      Name of drug, dosage, frequency, reason, and last taken date/time

    • B. 

      Name of drug, dosage, and frequency

    • C. 

      Name of drug, how long patient has been taking drug, side effects of medication

    • D. 

      Patient name, name of drug, reason for taking drug

  • 14. 
    What are you required to do based on hospital policy if your patient has smoked in the past 12-months?
    • A. 

      Offer them a cigarette break Q4

    • B. 

      Inform the charge nurse

    • C. 

      Confiscate their cigarettes

    • D. 

      Provide smoking cessation information to the patient and document it approprioately; ask if they are interested in nicotine replacement therapy while they are in the hospital

  • 15. 
    On your intervention worklist, any column with a _____________ background can be changed or updated directly by clicking on the screen.
    • A. 

      Pink

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Gray

    • D. 

      Blue

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