Computerized Physician Order Entry

Please answer the questions listed to assist us in our efforts to determine the usage and effects of CPOE in Region 2.

Thank you on behalf of NAHUC!

Name (optional): 


  1. How were Health Unit Coordinator's at your place of business effected by the implementation of CPOE?


  1. Are dietary orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you have a career ladder at your place of business?
    Yes
    No


  1. Which one of the following medical environments do you work in? 


  1. Do you have electronic or hard copy medical records? 


  1. Does your workplace encourage or pay for continuing education?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are medication orders transcribed electronically with CPOE?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are diagnostic imaging, electrocardiograms, electroencephalograms or echocardiograms transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. What is your current working title? 


  1. What city and state, country or province do you live in?


  1. If you answered no to this question then who takes off the doctors' orders for patients?


  1. Which areas in the hospital are not using Computerized Physician Order Entry?


  1. Are nursing treatment orders such as throat suction every 3-4 hours transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you use paper kardex forms or nursing care plans?
    Yes
    No


  1. How long have you worked in this career? 


  1. List the types of doctors' orders that are still transcribed manually using requisitions (forms) at your facility.


  1. Are activity, positioning or observation orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are admissions, discharges or transfer orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are laboratory orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are treatment orders such as respiratory orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are long term care, group home or hospice orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Are Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech Therapy Orders transcribed electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Did the transition to CPOE have a positive effect at your place of business?
    Yes
    No


  1. As a health unit coordinator do you transcribe or take-off physicians' orders electronically?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you use electronic (computerized) kardex forms?
    Yes
    No





Instructor
Seattle Vocational Institute, a division of Seattle Central College
Seattle, WA