Signing into Sapphire for the first time or after your account has been reset.
Searching for a patient by name, date of birth, ID number, orders (i.e., medication, vital, or treatment), diagnosis, location, facility, release status; performing various functions on the Patient Search page.
Manually adding a patient chart; editing patient profile information (e.g., demographics, patient image, active/release status, etc).
Adding and removing a patient allergy; explanation of allergy types.
Viewing, adding, and removing a diagnosis or procedure code in the patient’s chart; descriptions of associated chart functions.
Comprehensive instruction on placing a medication order; demonstration and explanation of most order elements (e.g., clinical screening, selecting medication, creating instructions, scheduling, recurrence, sourcing/delivery of medication, etc).
Unique elements of a non-formulary medication order (i.e., identifying these orders, renewal date, required information, approval groups); managing pending orders in the Non-Formulary Queue.
Comprehensive instruction on placing a vital or treatment order; demonstration and explanation of most order elements (e.g., creating instructions, scheduling, recurrence, etc).
Placing a Protocol order (i.e., order set) for a patient.
Entering a vital value in the patient chart without an active order; two methods discussed: Single Vital and Quick Vital Form.
Manually discontinuing an active medication order.
Renewing (or re-authorizing) a medication order in a patient’s chart; two methods discussed: the regular Renewal option and the Quick Renewal option.
Passive approval queue that contains all patient-specific medication orders placed on behalf of a prescriber; approving, declining, and filtering orders.
Reviewing and approving non-formulary medication order requests; approving, declining, sending messages, and navigating the queue.
Contains all patient-specific orders that are pending further input from medical staff. Orders are assigned to this queue by your contracted pharmacy, if there is a problem identified. Instructions include approving and declining orders.
Contains all patient-specific medication orders set to expire within a given timeframe; filtering, removing, and renewing orders (two methods: regular Renewal option and Quick Renewal option).
Ordering medications from your contracted pharmacy for a patient’s release from your facility; placing and reviewing release medication orders.
Producing PDF versions of medication administration records; generating and retrieving single-month and multi-month MARs.
Accessing and reviewing recorded vital values for a patient; viewing flowsheets and toggling views between a graph and a list of results.
A reporting section containing many commonly used reports; configuring report parameters, filtering results, saving favorite reports, and ways to access this reporting feature.
Creating and editing Protocol order sets; creating new forms and adding orders (i.e., medication, vital, and/or treatment) to forms.