Epic Clinical Content Builder Training – Basic CLN110 (April 1 - September 30, 2021)

Verona, WI US
April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

Statement of Need and Purpose

Healthcare is changing quickly with the electronic health record (EHR) matching this rapid pace. Clinical Builders need foundational knowledge and skills to competently build, modify, create efficiencies within the EHR, as well as understand the implications of their decisions on clinicians and patient safety.

The purpose of this course is to show Clinical Builders who use Epic’s electronic health record (EHR) how to configure the software to accommodate patient workflows in general and specialty areas. Specifically, the course will show how to build tools that are most foundational to EHRs such as the structure of data, clinical notes, and ordering tools.

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the Institute of Medicine areas of utilizing informatics and the Interprofessional and Nursing areas of roles/responsibilities and interprofessional communication.

    Intended Audience

    This program is designed to meet the needs of nurses and advance practice nurses, as well as other Clinical Builders who have interest in acquiring foundational competence in Epic's EHR.

    Learning Objectives

    Following this course, the learner 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.    
    • Explain how to construct and modify SmartTexts, SmartLists, SmartSets, and Order Groups.
    • Describe how standardizing the approach to ordering workflows enhances clinical staff productivity and has the potential to increase clinician satisfaction and patient safety.

    Specific Course Dates/Locations/Trainers

    • May 10-12, 2021 - Live Webcast; Trainers: Sara Stevenson
    • July 27-29, 2021 - Live Webcast; Trainers: Haley Adams and Sara Stevenson

    Additional Information

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 19.50 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 19.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    Registration opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    04/01/2021 - 8:30am CDT
    Event ends: 
    09/30/2021 - 11:59pm CDT

    Agenda  -  EPIC Clinical Content Builder Training-Basics (CLN110)

    *Two 15-minute breaks and a lunch break will be taken each day.

    Day OneTopics

    8:30 AM

    Welcome and Introductions

    • Chapter 1: Introduction
    • Chapter 2: Documentation Flowsheets
    • Chapter 3: Review Flowsheets

    12:00 PM


    1:00 PM

    • Chapter 4: SmartBlock SmartForms and Advanced SmartForm Features

    4:30 PM



    Day TwoTopics

    8:30 AM

    • Morning Review
    • Chapter 5: Overview of Data Migration
    • Chapter 6: BestPractice Advisories

    12:00 PM


    1:00 PM

    • Chapter 6 cont'd: BestPractice Advisories
    • Chapter 7: System Preference Lists
    • Chapter 8: SmartSets

    4:30 PM



    Day ThreeTopics
    8:30 AM
    • Morning Review
    • Chapter 9: Order Sets

    12:00 PM


    1:00 - 4:30 PM

    • Chapter 10: Dynamic SmartSet
    • Chapter 11: Order Panels


                      *Available for up to two weeks after class at: https://training.epic.com/Evaluations

    Live Webcast and/or In-Person at Epic Campus - Voyager Hall
    1979 Milky Way
    Verona, WI 53594
    United States

    This course will be held live via WebCast or at Epic, Voyager Hall - Madison, Wisconsin. (see agenda of specific course)

    Planning Committee Members, Trainers and ICEP Staff


    Sara Stevenson, Trainer, Epic

    Course Director/Trainer

    Haley Adams, Trainer, Epic

    Course Director

    Nina Berge, BA, Administrative Assistant, University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing

    ICEP Staff

    Aubrey Bowser, Epic Trainer


    Mark Henkelmann, Epic Trainer


    Katie Lee, Epic Events and Design Coordinator, Epic

    Planning Committee Member

    Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Program Coordinator, University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing

    ICEP Staff

    John Nelson, Epic Trainer


    Mark Phelan, Epic Trainer


    Tyler Powers, Epic Trainer


    Gregg Springan, RN, Epic Nurse Executive

    Planning Committee Member

    Andy Stoffels, Epic Trainer


    Policy on Disclosure

    It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE). In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. 

    For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below:

    Epic CLN Course Planning Committee and Speaker Disclosure

    * Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be commercial interests.

    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.

    Discloser List CME Internal Report

    Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (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)

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 ANCC contact hours.

    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 1.95 continuing education units (CEUs) or 19.50 hours.

    Available Credit

    • 19.50 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 19.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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    Required Hardware/software

    All Epic training sessions use a current release of the application. If your organization is using an older version of the software, you will likely encounter some discrepancies between the features and functionality you learn at Epic and what is actually available in your system.