Epic Clinical Content Builder Training – Advanced (CLN120) July 31 - August 2, 2018

Verona, WI US
July 31, 2018 to August 2, 2018

Course Overview

Nurses often lead an electronic health record implementation.  This course builds on the content provided in Epic Clinical Content Builder Training - Basic. 

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the Institute of Medicine area of using information technology, and the Nursing areas of roles/responsibilities and interprofessional communication.

Statement of Need and Purpose

To lead an electronic health record implementation, nursing informaticist builders need to understand the key workflows and tools of Epic. The nursing informaticist builders make key decisions during the EHR implementation process and they need to understand the implications of those decisionson nurses and patient safety.

The purpose of this training is to show nurses who use Epic’s electronic medical record how to configure the software to accommodate patient workflows in general and specialty areas. Specifically, the course will show nurses how to create custom documentation and other tools.

Target Audience

This program is intended for nurses in general and specialty practice areas using the Epic EMR in their daily workflow.

Learning Objectives

Following this course the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the variety of tools available to document in the EMR and how to evaluate which tool is best for which clinical need.
  • List the top ways individual clinicians can customize the EMR to be more efficient.
  • Explain how to construct and modify Documentation Flowsheets, reports to find patient information, activities to trend and correlate patient data, and building of workflows.
  • Describe how standardizing the approach to ordering workflows enhances clinical staff productivity and has the potential to increase nurse and patient safety.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 15.75 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 15.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/31/2018 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/02/2018 - 4:30pm CDT

   CLN120 – Epic 2018

Clinical Content Build – Advanced Agenda

Epic Campus-Verona, WI

July 31-Aug 2, 2018



Welcome to class!


Trainer:  Sara Stevenson

* (2) 15 minute breaks will be taken on day one and two, as needed. (1) 15 minute break will be taken on day three, as needed.


Day 1





Welcome and Introductions

·        Chapter 1: Introduction

·        Chapter 2: Review of Prior Concepts: Flowsheet Build

·        Chapter 3: Assessment Flowsheets

·        Chapter 4: Calculated Assessments and Charging Flowsheets


Lunch 11:30 -12:30



·        Chapter 5: Required Documentation

·        Chapter 6: Building Scoring Systems


Day 2


·        Chapter 7: Navigator Build – Basic

·        Chapter 8: Workflow Engine Rules

·        Chapter 9: Navigating the Text Side


Lunch 11:30 -12:30






·        Chapter 9: Navigating the Text Side (cont’d)

·        Chapter 10: Navigator Build – Advanced

·        Chapter 12: Introduction to Profile

Day 3




·        Chapter 13: Reports & Print Groups

Chapter 14: Synopsis




Epic Campus--Voyager Hall
1979 Milky Way
Verona, WI 53593
United States

This course will be held in Voyager Hall



Financial Relationship Disclosures

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?

Sara Stevenson, Trainer, Epic

Course Director/ Planner/Content Expert/Trainer

No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Kevin Decker, Trainer, Epic


No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Continuing Education Program Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing


No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Katie Najduk, Client Events Manager, Epic


No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Gregg Springan, RN, Epic

Planner/Content Reviewer

No relevant financial relationships to disclose



Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. For this educational activity all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed above.
The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact info@icep.wisc.edu.
*The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP and Epic. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 ANCC and Iowa Board of Nursing contact hours.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 1.575 CEUs or 15.75 hours.

Available Credit

  • 15.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 15.75 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 15.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


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