Ardens has designed a variety of standardised clinical templates, offering localised best practice guidance and accurate coding of clinical data covering many clinical areas to save time during consultations and ensure clinicians are following the same national and local clinical guidelines.
Accessing the Clinical Templates
To locate an Ardens template, access the relevant patient record. Open a new consultation and select the Run Template option (if not in a consultation, click on the Add button on the EMIS ribbon, followed by Data Using Template option).
This will open the Template Picker screen. If you have accessed any templates before, these will display to the left of the screen.
Search for the template using the search box provided (alternatively select Shared Folders > Ardens > Clinical Templates folder to the right of the screen and then the appropriate department folder. Select the relevant template and click OK.
The Clinical Template folder has been broken down by sub-folders for each department to easily navigate:
- Administrative (clinical)
- Contraception + Coil
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- EBI Templates
- Infectious Disease
- Learning Disability + Autism
- Mental Health
- Obs + Gynae
- Palliative Care
- Social + Lifestyle
The templates contain helpful, relevant information, national best practice guidelines and data needing to be completed for payment purposes highlighted in red. Complete the template using the required fields and ensure you save the information using the Save Template option.
Many of the templates include Quick entry pages, these enable clinicians to speed up data entry. The page contains condensed information from some of the other pages within the template.
For Plus and Pro Customers
Ardens offers a Local Commissioned Service module which includes templates and reporting to assist practices with recording data and complying with local contract specifications, with aggregate reporting to assist the CCG with monitoring performance and paying practices.
Practices on the Plus and Pro packages may see additional pages or sections displaying local information or assisting with data entry for local services. These pages or sections will always have a * at the start of their name. For more information please see the following support article.
We recommend practices carry out a housekeeping task on all existing clinical templates, to make using the Ardens resources for EMIS Web as streamlined as possible. Please click here for further information on this.
If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: email@example.com