About the PCR Data Tab
The PCR Data tab allows you to manage ePCR field settings.
- The current NEMSIS data standard appears at the upper-left.
- NEMSIS-required fields are indicated with a red asterisk in the Usage column. The system does not permit these fields to be turned off, though you may enter a default value.
A value that is on looks like this: ; one that is off looks like this: .
Data Entry Column
This column indicates whether a field appears in the ePCR and is available for data entry. To hide a field, select Off.
Note: When you hide fields on the run record by setting Data Entry to Off, they are automatically eliminated from the PDF template as well. If you re-enable a field for data entry, you must also re-enable the PDF display separately.
This column indicates whether a field is included in the PDF copy of the report. To exclude the field from the report, select Off.
Note: If you re-enable a field for data entry, you must also re-enable the PDF display separately.
Spell Check Column
Use this column to toggle On or Off the Spell Check function (for text-entry boxes only).
Default Value Column
Use this column to enter a value to appear in the associated ePCR field by default. This option is useful when information remains the same on multiple reports, such as the transport destination address or compliance information.
Note: The user can change the default value when filling out the report.
Default Value Column and "Within Normal Limits"
Also in the Default Value column, you can choose to toggle on the Within Normal Limits Button. If On, it allows users to click the associated button within a run record. (It is found in the New Assessment and Vitals Event windows. When assessment values are normal, selected fields can be autopopulated, which can save medics significant time on documentation.
This column indicates whether the element is required by NEMSIS. If the element is required, data entry for this run field cannot be turned off. You can enter a default value for NEMSIS-required elements by selecting from the picklist in the Default Value column for the row.