Online Training - Using Cerner PowerNote

PowerNote is an application within PowerChart where providers can create documents directly into the electronic medical record using an interactive template system. PowerNote templates are built and customized on-site by the Clinical Informatics team in conjunction with departmental faculty and staff. PowerNote eliminates the cost and turnaround time associated with traditional dictation and transcription, and puts the provider in direct control of the documentation process.

Writing PowerNote

PowerNote templates are interactive. Once accessed, creating a PowerNote is a combination of point-and-click and free text entry. When creating a PowerNote, follow these guidelines:

1. Only what is selected will appear in your note. Click on the contributor view icon for preview
2. Show Structure expands the paragraph to be able to document in section and Hide Structure collapses the paragraph
3.  Clicking on OTHER or Use Free Text will allow free text entry.
4. To clear sentences and terms, right-click on the selected term and then select Clear.
5. When including Results in your note, depress the CTRL key to pick results.

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