Epic Physician Power User Training - Quick Wins (MD202) - Sept 7, 2018 5 PM

September 7, 2018

Course Overview

The purpose of this training is to teach Physician Power Users to efficiently use an EMR, which includes documenting notes, placing order, and personalizing the tools used for individual workflows used in patient care. 

Elements of Competence

This CE activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties area of systems-based practice, the Institute of Medicine competency of quality improvement and the Interprofessional Competency of roles and responsiblities. 

Statement of Need and Purpose

The purpose of this training is to demonstrate efficiencies in EMR configuration in order to accommodate patient workflows in speciality and subspecialty areas. Specifically, the courses will show learners how to personalize the tools they use in documentation, placing orders, and messaging about patient cares. 

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians in specialty and sub-specialty areas using the Epic EMR in their daily practice.

Learning Objectives

Following this training the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to personalize the schedule
  • Explain how to quickly update diagnosis information
  • Idetnify strategies to quickly place orders
  • Describe how to personalize activities used to finish an outpatient visit
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/07/2018 - 5:00pm
Event ends: 
09/07/2018 - 6:00pm


Welcome and Introduction

Personalize Workspace
Startup activities

Diagnosis Documentation
Search tips for finding diagnoses
Strategies for frequently used diagnoses

Place Orders
Search tips for finding orders
Personalize Meds and Orders activity
Add orders to a SmartSet

Finish a Visit
Level of Service code
Personalize Charge Capture
How to personalize the Follow-Up activity

Live Q&A

Webinar Ends

This is a webinar course conducted entirely online. 


Mark Henkelmann – Trainer, Epic
John Nelson – Trainer, Epic
Mark Phelan – Trainer, Epic
Sara Stevenson – Trainer, Epic
Andy Stoffels – Trainer, Epic

Planning Committee

Kim Sprecker – Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Mark Phelan – Client Events Manager, Epic

Mark Henkelmann – Trainer, Epic

Howard Bergman, MD – Clinical Informatics, Epic

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this 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 discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and the following individuals indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose: Kim Sprecker, Mark Phelan, John Nelson, Howard Bregman, Sara Stevenson, Andy Stoffels, Mark Henkelmann.

* The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP 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 Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


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Required Hardware/software

  • The workstation’s Citrix client must be at least version 12.1.

  • The workstation must have a recent version of either Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox

  • The operating system must be Windows XP, Vista, 7, or higher with the latest root certificates patch.

  • Current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or other .pdf reader