Patient Safety Features In Our EMR

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Patient Safety Features In Our EMR - Quiz

This quiz tests our clinicians knowledge of the Patient Safety Features that are built into our EMR.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of our computer downtime application where we would print out forms to document patient care when the EMR is down or being serviced?

    • A.

      PACMAN

    • B.

      FORMFAST

    • C.

      EXCEL

    Correct Answer
    B. FORMFAST
    Explanation
    All hospital forms can be printed from the Computer Application FormFast with the Patient Demographics printed on each form to help ensure documentation is on the correct Patient.
    In the event that we have no way to print forms from a computer, we also have preprinted paper backup forms located in the storeroom of the hospital.

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  • 2. 

    How does our EMR help us keep our patients safe if a duplicate medication is ordered on a patient?

    • A.

      A Pharmaceutical Superhero comes online to assist in deciding if the medication should be ordered.

    • B.

      A Pharmacy Warning populates in the HEO ordering screen.

    • C.

      Our Pharmacy Formulary opens with every medication in the Pharmacy for the clinician to choose from.

    Correct Answer
    B. A Pharmacy Warning populates in the HEO ordering screen.
    Explanation
    When the clinician places an order for a duplicate medication, a Pharmacy Warning appears in the HEO screen. The clinician can only complete the order if they answer the prompts in the order screen.
    The warning can be for Allergies, Contraindicated drug combinations, and/or duplicate medication orders.

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  • 3. 

    A clinician should NEVER, EVER free type in an Allergy on a patient.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    True, Allergies should be selected from either the Common Allergy List or the Dropdown Search List.
    Also, Primary Reaction, Severity, and Allergen Type fields should always be filled in from the dropdown lists provided.
    If the Allergy Severity is not filled in the Physician will always receive an Allergy Alert when entering orders in Order entry.
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  • 4. 

    How does our EMR  alert clinicians that their patients have Allergies to help keep our patients safe?

    • A.

      The computer develops a rash and a fever.

    • B.

      A Red Allergy Alert shows beside the Patient Name Banner in the Care Organizer.

    • C.

      The clinician receives an email with the Patient Allergy Information.

    Correct Answer
    B. A Red Allergy Alert shows beside the Patient Name Banner in the Care Organizer.
    Explanation
    Clicking on the Red Allergy Alert opens the Allergy Window for the clinician to review the allergies and the patient's reactions to each allergy.

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  • 5. 

    How does our EMR help keep our patients safe when there are "out of range" Lab Results?

    • A.

      The EMR sends a high frequency message to our Lab Service Dog to find and alert the clinician.

    • B.

      The computer refers the clinician to the ACT NOW button. The clinician will have to decide what they need to do for their patient.

    • C.

      All out of range Laboratory Results are displayed in red in the EMR to alert the clinician they are "out of range".

    Correct Answer
    C. All out of range Laboratory Results are displayed in red in the EMR to alert the clinician they are "out of range".
    Explanation
    Any "out of range" laboratory result displays in red to alert the clinician for the patient's safety.

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