Writing Proper SOAP Notes

There are many ways one can make notes regarding the care given to your patient. SOAP notes is one that is widely accepted and benefits you, your patient, and those insurance carriers who require back-up documentation to get paid. Having adequate patient notes enables you to accurately look back on the procedure you used, notations of size, and overall observations of your patient's condition at the time you fit them with a device. ABC Business Category II. By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Discuss what SOAP notes are.
  • Articulate this form of patient documentation into comprehensive records for each patient.
  • Clearly communicate the patient's clinical issues to all members of the health care team.
  • Know the difference between SOAP notes and progress notes.
Your cost:
General credits:
BOC credits:
0.50 (B)
Passing score: