Create an appointment on the calendar by clicking on the space on the calendar for that day and time.
- If you need to jump to a date that is not on the default calendar view, there is a calendar icon where you can navigate to the date you need.
- You can also click today to return to the present date.
- Once you click on the correct day and time on the calendar, the appointment scheduling box will appear. Follow the steps below to complete the appointment.
- Select Appointment Type.
- Resource or doctor assigned to this appointment.
- Type in the Description for the appointment. Depending on how your site is configured, this description can be used to populate the Reason for Visit on the EMR upon appointment creation or upon certain visit statuses (such as Checked In).
- If the appointment is for an existing patient, you can type their name in the Patient box. If not, the Click to quickly create client and patient link will allow you to create a new client or patient.
NOTE: If this is for a new client and patient you will need to fill out all the information. If you are just adding a new patient to an existing client, you can search for that client's name in the Client Search box and select them before adding the new patient information.
- Adjust the Primary Provider, Status, and Confirm Status, if necessary.
- If enabled, choose the Location of the patient within the hospital (i.e., Room 1, Surgery, etc.).
- Is Complete is used when the appointment is completed.
- Adjust the Start and End times, if needed.
- By clicking Repeat you can make the appointment repeat as necessary. For more information on creating recurring appointments please see this article: How do I create a recurring or repeating appointment?
- By clicking All Day the appointment will be placed at the top of the calendar so it does not crowd your other appointments.
- Virtual Visit labels this appointment as being performed online.
- Click Save and it will be on the calendar.
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