Adding goals of care
Updated over a week ago

The Goals of care section within the patient health profile enables you to enter patient-specific goals and to record the patient's advanced care directives and organ or tissue donation preferences.


1. Open the health profile from the patient's chart using one of the following methods:

2. Expand the Goals of Care section.

3. To add or edit an item, click the pencil icon.

health profile with goals of care section expanded

4. Fill in the fields, using the following table as reference.



Goal of care

To add a new goal, click + Add Patient Goal.

Enter the goal as free text. You can enter multiple goals on separate lines.


Specify the status (such as active or achieved).

Advanced Directives

Select from the preset advanced directives listed. To specify a custom directive, select Other and enter a description.

Organ or Tissue Donation

Enter a description of the patient's wishes.


Enter any additional information.

5. To delete a goal, click the trash icon.

6. Click Save. The new item is added to the list.

7. To view an item's history, click the history icon.

Updated July 7, 2021

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