PCIS VA/RH Clinical Basics - Online

Introduction to the Patient Care Information System (PCIS) used at VGH, UBC Hospital, Richmond Hospital, GF Strong, George Pearson Centre, Mary Pack Arthritis Centre and Dogwood Lodge.

COVID-19 Update: This course replaces the PCIS VA/RH Basics - Classroom course which has been suspended at this time.

This course includes:

  • Introduction to PCIS screens
  • Navigate to look up patients
  • Understand Chart Tabs
  • Find Lab, Cardiology, Radiology and Transcribed reports
  • Print Labels
  • Learn how to Transfer, Swap and Discharge patients

Course Length: approx 2 hours

NOTE: Required Supplemental Training materials, that may be sent with the PCIS Access confirmation
e-mail after completion of the course, should be reviewed if applicable.
Depending on Job Role, additional time may be needed.


This course is available to:

  • Nursing and Unit Clerk (NUA/NUC) Staff
  • Nursing and Unit Clerk (NUA/NUC) Students/Instructors *
  • Manager

* Nursing Students (in Instructor led groups) - not required to take this course as they are not issued a PCIS account for access. Students will not receive access but may take course for educational purposes (e.g. - Preceptorship Students).

Unit Clerk Students - will receive View access

Instructors - will receive View access

NOTE: Other clinical staff and students, such as Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Allied Health, should not take this course and instead register for the PCIS VA/RH Basics - Online course.

Questions? Contact vhpcistraining@vch.ca

2 hours
15188

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NOTE: Required Supplemental Training materials, that may be sent with the PCIS Access confirmation e-mail after completion of the course, should be reviewed if applicable. Depending on Job Role, additional time may be needed.


Contact Info

Readiness, User

vhpcistraining@vch.ca

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