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.


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

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

    • 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.

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

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

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

    • Evidence - (1+ pages) Summary of supporting evidence for clinical content, such as a systematic review, meta-analysis or study synopsis.

    • 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.

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

    • Guidance - (3+ pages) document summarizing clinical guidance, such as a clinical practice guideline, care pathway or other type of directive summary guiding appropriate clinical practice.

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

    • Handbook - Link to a page within the Connect Care builder handbook.

    • Help - Link to a page or resource providing additional, usually context-sensitive, help related to the tool or workflow that the trigger text is part of.

    • 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.

    • Manual - Link to a page within the Connect Care clinician manual.

    • Norm - (5-10 pages) Exploration of expectations of users of the Connect Care CIS respecting a particular functionality.

    • Policy - (1+ pages) Formal policy statement.

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

    • Reference - Usually an internet site or resource acting as an electronic reference or eBook with summative information about a particular area of knowledge.

    • Resource - Usually an internet information repository dedicated to a particular topic or issue.

    • Synopsis - (1 page) Brief summary of supporting evidence.

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