Utilizing smart phrases as a hospital based nurse practitioner can help NPs save sooooo much time charting!
Smart phrases are pre-written phrases or sentences that can be quickly inserted into your electronic medical record (EMR) system. Smart phrases (also called dot phrases) are a block/combination of frequently used words that can be easily pasted into the chart note.
Smart phrases are commonly repeated phrases, such as treatment plan/orders for atrial fibrillation with RVR or discharge instructions following a hospitalization of community acquired pneumonia. Smart phrases can easily be used in all areas of healthcare!
Utilizing smart phrases in the hospital can save a ton of time by easily inserting these commonly used phrases into the chart note. This prevents the nurse practitioner from having to type out the same sentences multiple times a day. Utilizing smart phrases in the hospital setting saves so much time!
But how do hospital based nurse practitioners create these smart phrases?
No worries! The Nurse Practitioner Charting School already created these hospital based smart/dot phrases available through
Hospital Smart Phrases now included in The Comprehensive List of Smart Phrases!
Tips for Documentation in the Hospital
Smart Phrases Specific to Hospital Patient
General Hospital Visit
Discharge Hospital Patient
Community Acquired Pneumonia
Post Surgical Patient
Small Bowel Obstruction
Acute Hepatic Failure
Acute Kidney Injury
Chest Pain/Myocardial infarct
Atrial Fibrillation w/ or w/o RVR
The Comprehensive List of Smart Phrases also includes emergency medicine smart phrases.
Emergency Medicine topic such as
Shortness of breath
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Have more questions about using smart phrases as a hospital based nurse practitioner?
Check out this article discussing 8 tips for utilizing smart phrases in the hospital setting.
Purchase of The Comprehensive List of Smart Phrases includes instant access to over 125 smart/dot phrases
that you can easily implement into your charting system!
Don’t wait to save time charting and get your time back!
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