This log contains information about a regular medication:
– Date started
– Date last prescribed
– Notes entered by users with date and time
– Special Authority Details (when applicable)
The drug log is displayed when drugs are added to the Regular Drug list and subsequently accessed from the Right Click Menu.
Special Authority Information
– Application Type e.g. CHEM or HOSP
– Approval number
– Approval Expiry date
This information can be entered manually from information received from HealthPac
These details are printed with each prescription for this medication.
Electronic Application for Special Authority Numbers
When you select a drug, the displayed list will inform you if a special authority is required
Add the selected drug to the Regular Drug list by pressing the [Regular] button
The drug log screen will open and it will contain the Special Authority form.
There will be a Separate Tab for each set of criteria when applying for special authorities.
Select the appropriate Tab for Initial applications or Renewals.
Complete just one of these tabs as appropriate and Press [Submit]
The approval details will be returned in 15-30s
The Approval Number and expiry dates can also be entered manually when known.
The approval number and expiry will be printed on prescriptions. A warning will be displayed when the expiry date is near or past.