Are you a nurse practitioner wanting to accurately display your credentials on your prescriptions? You would like to include information such as your provincial number (OHIP, MSP) on your prescriptions, but would rather not have that information displayed on eForms (and therefore not in your provider record name)? These – and many others – are great reasons to customize your signature on prescriptions.
Before we go any further, I do want to clear up a common – and understandable – misunderstanding around this feature. When I say ‘customizing the signature on your prescriptions’, I do not mean your actual signature, but rather the name displaying on the header and typed in under your signature on prescriptions, as identified in red on the screenshot to the right.
By default, Juno EMR will append the title abbreviation ‘Dr.’ to the name of the prescription writer. If you are a NP, however, or if you want more information than your name to display on the script, you will need to use the signature user setting / preference to overwrite that default. You will find guides on how to do this in both the Juno interface and the classic interface below.
To customize your prescription signature from the Juno interface, go through these steps:
- In Juno EMR, click on your name at the very top right of the window.
- In the menu opening underneath, click on the ‘User Settings’ option. This will open your user settings, or preferences.
- Navigate to the ‘Rx’ tab of your user settings. The tabs are located at the top of the page, just under the blue ‘User Settings’ header.
- Type in the signature you would like to use in the ‘Signature’ field. What you type in will be displayed as is on your prescriptions.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the ‘Save All Settings’ button to save the changes.
To customize your prescription signature from the Classic interface, go through these steps:
- In Juno EMR, click on the ‘Preferences’ link at the top of the screen. It is located between the ‘Consultations’ and the ‘eDoc’ headers.
- Scroll down until you locate the ‘Edit your Signature’ link and click on it.
- Click on the ‘Click here’ link to create a new signature or edit your existing signature.
- Type in the signature you would like to use in the text field. What you type will be displayed as is on your prescriptions.
- Click on the ‘Submit’ button to save your changes.