Main Section

Screen capture of Case Logs navigation path
  1.  Select Case Logs from the top menu ribbon
  2.  Select Log New Case

Screen capture of Case Logs Main Secion

  1.  Enter the appropriate information in the following fields in the Main section (*= Required Field):
  • Date of Patient Experience* (this defaults to today's date)
  • Course/Rotation*
  • Site*
  • Patient Encounter Type (This will default to Real Patient Care - One Patient.  During APPE rotations all patient encounters should be real.)
  • This encounter involved other health care providers
  • Patient Gender*
  • Patient Age*
  • Race/Ethnicity*
  • # Pts (use when selecting Multiple Patients for Patient Gender, Patient Age, or Ethnicity)
  • Total # Meds Taken By Patient (this field is not required, but encouraged as it indicates the complexity of the interaction)
  • Time Involved (amount of time you spent on this patient encounter)
  • Notes (this should be used for an explanation whenever selecting Other in any field when logging an encounter)

Select the “filter” (funnel) icon to do a keyword search for a Course/Rotation or Site.

Patient Assessment Section

Image of Patient Assessment Groups and Items

There are two Patient Assessment Groups (A) under the Patient Assessments tab: Drug Therapy Problems and Pharmacotherapy Toolkit. Each Patient Assessment Group contains Patient Assessment Subgroups (B). The specific Patient Assessment items from each Subgroup are populated once a Subgroup is selected. 

You are required to select at least one item from the Drug Therapy Problem and Pharmacotherapy Toolkit groups.


Selecting Drug Therapy Problems and Pharmacotherapy Toolkit Items

Screen capture of Patient Assessment section of Case Logs

 Drug Therapy Problems

  1. Select the Drug Therapy Problem subgroup from the Group dropdown
  2. Select the correct Drug Therapy Problem from the Patient Assessment box
  3. Select Add Patient Assessment

Pharmacotherapy Toolkit

  1. Select the Pharmacotherapy Toolkit subgroup from the Group dropdown
  2. Select the correct Pharmotherapy Item from the Patient Assessment box
  3. Select Add Patient Assessment


  • More than one Drug Therapy Problem may be selected. If your activity did not require that you identify drug therapy problems, select 0.0 No DTP Identified.
  • Notes about a specific Drug Therapy Problem or Pharmacotherapy Item may be added for your reference.


Interventions Section

Screen capture of Interventions section of Case Logs
  1.  Select the appropriate Entrustable Professional Activity subgroup from the Group dropdown
  2.  Select the Activity pertinent to the patient encounter from the Intervention box
  3. Select Add Intervention
  4. Select Save Record (if you do not save, all of your information will be lost)


  • Multiple activities may be selected. 
  • Notes about a specific activity may be added for your reference.

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