ENTER PHARMACY INTERVENTION
PROVIDER CONTACTED: SHORR,GREGORY PHYSICIAN
The next question asked is if your recommendtaion was accepted. If you
enter a 'N' you will then be asked if you agree with the provider for not
accepting your recommendation.
RECOMMENDATION ACCEPTED: NO
AGREE WITH PROVIDER: NO
The next fields asked are word processing fields that you can use to enter a
You can choose this option by entering NINT at the
more descriptive account of the intervention and the possible impacts of the
interventions. None of these fields are used in the reporting process for sorting
or anything but they will be displayed with the entry.
If you do not wish to enter anything you must hit the Enter or Return key for
REASON FOR INTERVENTION:
Select Pharmacy Intervention Menu option:
You are first asked to put in the date of the intervention, you may enter any
valid Fileman format for dates. If you are not sure what they are you can
enter a '?' at the prompt. If you are recording the intervention on the day it
occured it is easiest just to enter a 'T' which stands for today.
Select APSP INTERVENTION INTERVENTION DATE: T JUL 15, 1990
ARE YOU ADDING 'JUL 15, 1990' AS A NEW APSP INTERVENTION (THE
4TH)? Y (YES)
You are then asked for the name of the patient. You can use the patient's chart number
or enter the patient's lastname, first name.
APSP INTERVENTION PATIENT: THATCHER,KATE
The ENTER PHARMACY INTERVENTION option is used to create any
F 11-18-31 000820008 SE 100028
Next enter the Drug name involved in the intervention. This drug must be in
your local drug file.
APSP INTERVENTION DRUG: IBUPROFEN 400MG TAB
Enter the provider involved:
PROVIDER: SHORR,GREGORY PHYSICIAN IHS
Then you are asked to enter the department which initiated the intervention.
new Pharmacy Intervention records. The recording of pharmacy
The default is the pharmacy. You can see the choices by entering '??' at the
INSTITUTED BY: PHARMACY// ??
This field is asking who initially brought up the need for an
intervention. You should enter a '?' to see your choices.
The choices currently offered include : Pharmacy, Nursing, Provider,
Patient or Family, and Other (to catch everybody else).
interventions allows the pharmacy to document any interventions it is doing
4 PATIENT OR FAMILY
INSTITUTED BY: PHARMACY//
Next you will enter the type of intervention or the cause of the intervention. If
none of the categories fit the intervention you may enter Other for the
intervention. If you enter 'Other' you will next see a word processing field
which you can use to enter your own description. If you use 'Other' you will
along with allowing rapid retrieval and anyalysis of the types of interventions.
not be able to sort on what you enter.
You are given Other'.
1 INAPPROPRIATE DRUG
2 INCORRECT DOSE
3 INCORRECT FORM OR ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION
4 INCORRECT DOSING INTERVAL OR SCHEDULE
5 CONTRAINDICATION FOR USE
The option appears on the INTM (Pharmacy Intervention Menu) menu as:
7 INCORRECT PATIENT
8 DRUG OF CHOICE NOT PRESCRIBED WITH NO APPARENT
9 EXCESSIVE LENGTH OF THERAPY OR QUANTITY
10 NON-FORMULARY MEDICATION
11 OMMISSION ORDER
12 ORDER FOR DISCONTINUED MEDICATION
13 THERAPEUTIC DUPLICATION ORDERED
14 MEDICATION NOT PREPARED OR ADMINISTERED
15 TRANSCRIPTION ERROR
16 CLARIFICATION OF ORDER
Enter in your recommendation. You may also use 'Other" here and you will
again see a word processing field to enter your own recommendation. Same
limitations appply regarding sorting of reports.
7 CHANGE DOSING INTERVAL
8 NO CHANGE
NINT Enter Pharmacy Intervention
RECOMMENDATION: 1 CHANGE DRUG
If a provider was contacted about your recommendation enter a 'Yes' at the
next prompt. If you enter a 'Y" you will then be asked for the name of the
provider contacted since many times they may be different from the original
WAS PROVIDER CONTACTED: YES