Let's face it: Your charting could probably be better!
Complete and accurate charting facilitates communication between providers, protects you in the event of a complaint or lawsuit, and is the client's legal right.
Join us in this interactive on-demand workshop where practice will make perfect...or at least closer to it!
Silke Akerson, CPM, LDM, MPH
Midwife & Herbalist
- 1.1 Introduction
- 1.2 Why Is Charting Important?
- 1.3 Electronic Health Records (EHR)
- 2.1 Charting Practice #1
- 2.2 Dos and Don'ts of Charting
- Learning exercise: Where does each item belong? (Please download and print to use while viewing video 2.3.) PUT THESE IN POST TEST
- 2.3 Improving Your Documentation of Assessment and Plan
- Resource: NIH Soap Notes
- 2.4 Charting Practice #2
- 2.5 Charting Practice #3
- 2.6 Improving Charting During Labor and Birth - emailed Holly & Silke - 6 min
- 2.7 Charting Practice #4
- 2.8 Improving Charting Consultations
- 2.9 Charting Practice #5
- 2.10 Improving Newborn Chart Notes
- 2.11 Charting Practice #6
- Paper Charting Forms - PDFs
- Paper Charting Forms - .doc version (customizeable)
- Home Birth Summit Maternal Transfer Form
- Home Birth Summit Newborn Transfer Form
- 3.1 Key Takeaways
- MEAC Evaluation Questions
1. Identify the legal and ethical duties of
2. List how proper charting can improve care
3. Identify which abbreviations should and should not be used
4. Assign information to different parts of a SOAP note
MEAC approved for 2 hours of CE through September 2025.
Approval number: M2324-14-1001DE