Best Practice Program

The EMR Best Practice Program focuses on supporting existing users of the EMR at Monash Health by providing short best practice webinars and additional resources to help improve the safe and effective use of our EMR.

Using the EMR supports the safe, high-quality and timely care of all our patients, and the EMR Best Practice Program supports you in using the EMR to optimise documentation and clinical decision making to continue delivering outstanding levels of care.

Best Practice Webinars

The Best Practice Webinar Series provides in-service webinars that you can tune into on your smartphone, tablet or computer. View June Best Practice poster or book using the links below.

Nursing and Midwifery

Topics

  • Fluid Balance Charting
  • Lines and Devices (incl PCEA)
  • Blood Product Administration
  • Pathology Collection

Times

  • 2-2:30 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (topics will be presented on alternate days, check Latte for topic dates)

Location

  • Webex
  • Book via Latte to receive the link (sent to your Monash Health email address)

Medical

Topics

  • Medication Transfer & Cross Encounter Reconciliation
  • General EMR open Q&A

Times

  • 3.30-4:00pm Tuesdays

Location

Pharmacy

Topics

  • Pharmaceutical Review and Pharmacy Verification

Times

  • The 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • 2pm-3pm

Location

Best Practice Passports

EMR Best Practice Passports provide a focused  group of resources and materials to guide your EMR skills development. EMR Passports can be downloaded as e-documents and saved allowing the user to electronically ‘tick’ the checkbox next to each resource item that has been viewed as a record of completion.

Category wdt_ID Title Passports and Specialty Support Guides
Nursing and Midwifery 57 EMR Best Practice Passport: Medication Administration EMR Best Practice Passport: Medication Administration
Nursing and Midwifery 99 EMR Best Practice Passport: Risk Assessments and Care Plans EMR Best Practice Passport: Risk Assessments and Care Plans
Nursing and Midwifery 100 EMR Best Practice Passport: Documenting Blood Adminstration - FBC - Lines and Device Care and Specimen Collection EMR Best Practice Passport: Documenting Blood Adminstration - FBC - Lines and Device Care and Specimen Collection
Medical 102 EMR Best Practice Passport - Medical Clinical Documentation EMR Best Practice Passport: Medical Clinical Documentation
Medical 103 EMR Best Practice Passport: Ordering Medications and Blood Products EMR Best Practice Passport: Ordering Medications and Blood Products
Nursing and Midwifery 104 EMR Best Practice Passport: General Nursing Care, Rounding and Wound Documentation EMR Best Practice Passport: General Nursing Care, Rounding and Wound Documentation
Nursing and Midwifery 106 EMR Best Practice Passport: Initial Patient Assesment, Patient Notes, Diet Orders and Early Discharge Planning EMR Best Practice Passport: Initial Patient Assesment, Patient Notes, Diet Orders and Early Discharge Planning
Nursing and Midwifery 107 EMR Best Practice Passport: Nursing ISBAR Handover, Nursing Transfer and CLO EMR Best Practice Passport: Nursing ISBAR Handover, Nursing Transfer and CLO
Category

Best Practice Specialty Support Guides

EMR Specialty Support Guides are for employees who have already completed their EMR training and who are either moving from one clinical area to another or are working in an area that introduces new EMR workflows. You will be guided to the training and support resources that will help you to familiarise yourself with using the EMR for these areas.

Category wdt_ID Title Passports and Specialty Support Guides
HITH 101 EMR Specialty Support Guide: Hospital in the Home (GEM) EMR Specialty Support Guide: Hospital in the Home (GEM)
Nursing and Midwifery 105 EMR Specialty Support Guide: MCH at Home and HITH Admin Staff EMR Specialty Support Guide: MCH at Home and HITH Admin Staff