The patient's journal automatically updates when activity is performed on the file. In the patient's Journal tab, users can view existing journal entries or add new journal entries for charting, correspondence, follow-up purposes, etc. Each journal entry will denote the time and type of activity performed, the name of the user who performed the activity, and any additional text.
On the Patient browser tab, open the patient’s file.
Click the Journal tab.
On the Journal tab, click the NEW ENTRY button.
In the Patient journal entry dialog box, use the drop-down menu to select a journal entry type.
In the text box, enter the desired notes.
Text Snippets are available on the right-hand side of the journal entries
Drag and drop the snippet into the journal or start typing the auto-replace text to enter the snippet into the journal entry.
Use the font and color options at the top of the Patient journal entry dialog box to customize the entry.
For information on creating text snippets click here. Text snippets are also used for medical report writing.
To paste the contents of your Windows clipboard into the text box, click in the text box and press Ctrl + V.
The Display in audiology setting
Journal entry types, configurable from the Setup > Journal entry types menu, will each have the Display in audiology setting enabled or disabled. The Display in audiology setting for individual journal entries, of all types, can be modified from the Patient journal entry dialog box. The setting is available to modify when you are creating or editing a journal entry.