If you have a surgery patient and would like to send them home with medications, you have three different options for billing:

NOTE: When creating a new medication parameter, please make sure that you chose Picker type as numeric, but not as initials:

1. Add medication as usual onto the Flowsheet, having it only show up once:

When you dispense the medication, instead of writing your initials on the Flowsheet to indicate that you gave the medication put the number of tablets/mls you have dispensed:

2. Put the medication on the flowsheet, but have one dose to be as much as the medications you are dispensing:

Then, when you are dispensing the medication, initial once for the total number of tablets/mls:

3. Add a new route to the medication. Rather than PO, IV or IM, use Dispensed, this includes the total number of tablets/mls you would like to dispense:

Initial when the medication is prepared:

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