The Medical module Vital Signs feature is optional functionality that enables users to maintain, and view reports of, client vital signs information.
NOTE: Vital Signs information can also be accessed from within individual client face sheets if the face sheet has been configured to allow users to do so. Please keep in mind that any changes made to vital signs information via the Medical module are reflected within the face sheet, and vice versa.
The Vital Signs feature is available for use by staff with the following permissions:
Program Chart Access
Display Any Chart Records Buttons
Display Chart Records Medical Button
Display Chart Records Profile Button (optional - to work with vital signs from within client face sheets if the face sheet has been configured to allow it)
NOTE: Permissions are assigned using the Permissions Maintenance feature. If you do not have access to that feature and need a permission listed here, please contact your supervisor or your local Help Desk for assistance.
Working with Vital Signs Records - Learn to enter, update, and delete vital sign information.
Using the Vital Signs ReportBuilder - Learn to generate customized reports of vital signs information along with basic client demographics.
A Closer Look @ Fields & Options
Vital Signs Fields / Options - Learn about the fields and options available during the vital signs data entry process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Enhancement Request Forms
As noted above, the Vital Signs functionality is optional. To request that it be turned on in your AWARDS database, and to specify how it should be configured there, download and complete the following request form, and then submit it to [email protected].