Connect Care Manual - Legend

The Manual can serve as a high-level guide to deeper layers of Connect Care clinical information system (CIS) documentation, training, guides and demonstrations. To help the reader, a consistent naming convention is used when presenting links to more detailed information.


    • Byte - (~1 page) Brief explanation of a topic, function, concept or process, serving as a quick orientation for readers unfamiliar with the focus of a Manual section.

    • FAQ - (1-10 pages) Series of common questions about a particular topic, providing an accessible way for prescribers to quickly home in on issues of particular interest.

    • Tip - (1-3 pages) Illustrated explanation of how to perform a particular function; practical and always about how to use the CIS.

    • Guide - (1-10 pages) More detailed exploration of the features and controls for a particular function, activity or information process.

    • Infographic - (1-2 pages) Graphic representation of a workflow or process, useful for illustrating how different functions, possibly performed by different persons, relate in the CIS.

    • Backgrounder - (1-10 pages) Explication of a policy or process.

    • Briefing - (1-2 pages) Summary of key messages from a backgrounder.

    • Crib-Sheet - (1-5 pages) Summary of properties of a tool, settings or other configuration, as well as use instructions.

    • Demo - (<5 min) Brief video demonstration of a particular function or workflow, emphasizing essential prescriber actions.

    • Glossary - (few sentences) Definition of a term, concept or function, usually linked to

    • Norm - (5-10 pages) Exploration of expectations of users of the CIS with respect to a particular functionality.

    • Principles - (1 page) Summary of key principles guiding the design, build or use of a particular functionality.

    • Compact - (1 page) Simple statement of mutual expectations and accountabilities.

    • Insite - Web resource found on AHS Intranet web pages (requires AHS authentication).

    • Resource - Web resource openly available (no AHS authentication required).