Electronic Record Exchange: The New Normal


Documenting and exchanging patient information are essential to an effective continuum of care. Learn strategies for concise and accurate documentation within the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process framework. Explore electronic exchange systems, including applications of Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine–Clinical Terms coding, the Pharmacist eCare Plan, and Pharmacy Care Note. Discover new functionalities that let you create and exchange care plans. Sharpen your documentation skills by working through real patient case studies. Come prepared to take notes!

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the legal requirements for maintaining accurate, perpetual patient care records for all patient care services.
  2. List the components of the Pharmacy Care Note template and identify appropriate information to include in each section.
  3. Explain the concepts and application of Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine–Clinical Terms and its relationship to standardized documentation, exchange, and reporting of patient care services.
  4. Develop accurate and concise patient care documentation using patient case examples for both initial and follow-up care.
  5. Explain the functionality of the Pharmacist eCare Plan and the system functionality being built by pharmacy management system vendors to enable pharmacists to create and exchange patient care information.
  6. Describe methods for electronic exchange of information, including DIRECT and the use of health information exchanges.
Suzanne Higginbotham,
Director of Academic Research Center for Pharmacy Care
Duquesne University
Amina Abubakar, PhD
RX Clinic Pharmacy
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership
Session Time Slot(s): 
Saturday, March 17
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Music City Center - Room 101C-D
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-028-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
Activity Type: