Last review date 03/02/2023

The Progesterone template can be found under Auto Consultation - ardens IMMS and INJECTIONS - Drug Injections 

Note: If you regularly use any of the injection templates it may be useful to add the Drug Injections template to your F12 Favourites for quick access.

The template is split into thee tabs Assessment, Injection, Sayana Press Self-Administration.

Assessment - This screen covers all areas that will need to new discussed with the patient, with all areas that would need to be considered and discussed.  Tick boxes containing read codes are also available to use in order to document that the the areas have been discussed with the patient.

Injection - This tab is split into 3 sections: Prescribe, Authorise and Administer.

This tab is split into 3 sections: Prescribe, Authorise and Administer.

1. Prescribe - In this section the clinician will be able to prescribe any of the relevant injections for the patient.  Each of these options are prescribing shortcuts and will issue the relevant medication. Tip: To amend the prescribed medication right click on the recently prescribed medication at the bottom of the template and select  . You will then be able to amend the medication as usual.

2. Authorise - In this section the clinician can add an Electronic PSD to the record for the Administrator to view before administering the injection. 

Presets are available to use by clicking on

Selecting any of these presets will open a notes box with the text selected, it is possible to amend this text if required.

For further PSD information, click on Using PSDs

3. Administer - This can be used by the individual administering the injection to the patient.  

To view any of the PSDs recorded by a clinician in the record, simply click in the Electronic PSD box and the PSD will be visible in the Yellow box on the right hand side as detailed below. Once checked the given under PSD tick box can be selected.

Note: If the Depo Contraception given tick box has a next to it, this is a code required for Local Enhanced Services and will need to be ticked for payment purposes.

The template also allows the person administering to log the injection site, batch number and expiry date and a new recall if required.

Sayana Press Self-Administration

The 'Progesterone Injection' template has a 'Sayana Press Self-Administration' tab. The tab is split into 2 sections; Checklist and Given.

Checklist - This covers all the areas that would need to be covered for self administration.  Ticking the boxes will add note that this has been covered.  There is a link to the patient agreement form that can be printed and signed by the patient.

Given - It is possible to prescribe Sayana Press and document the injection site etc.