EPIC Computer Program - page 6

Hi, Does anyone's hospital use the EPIC system for charting? Our hospital is going to this system this month, and I am really interested in how other nurses feel about it. For me, it is very... Read More

  1. by   rninformatics
    Greetings al7139
    The issues you report are not unique to EPIC and may have more to do with the change from paper to electronic charting/documentation and information gathering, entry and seeking.
    Have you contacted the folks responsible for training/education or even asked your Nursing Manager if you can have some addtional training on the system? - Additional training, working with a super user, partnering with one of your colleagues who works the same shift as you but feels more comfortable with the system - these interventions, more than anything else , may ease some of your anxiety.
    Good Luck
  2. by   takkit
    early on it seemed the younger nurses had no problem, it was their language. i felt overwhelmed, but after about a couple of weeks i finally started getting it. little by little i learn something new each day . this is from someone that the instructors said i don't think you will be able to do this.

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