Connect and Coach enables you to document nutrition diagnoses using the standard Problem, Etiology, Signs/Symptoms (PES) nomenclature both through the assessment forms and within the patient’s record.  This page shows you how to add and edit PES statements through the patient’s record.

Enter a PES Statement

To enter a PES Statement:

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Create New PES Statement
  1. Click the Patients tab.
  2. To locate a patient, you can search by First Name and/or Last Name. The smart search will populate all records with matching information until you narrow down the search to your patient.
  3. Click on View Patient Details to access the patients’ record

The Patient Information screen opens.Create New PES Statement

Create New PES Statement

4. (Step 3 on screenshot, editing in progress) Click Diagnosis/Intervention.
5. (Step 4 on screenshot, editing in progress) Click the PES Statements tab.
6. (Step 5 on screenshot, editing in progress) Click Create New PES Statement.

The Add/Update PES Statement screen opens. Here, you begin to document Problem, Etiology and Signs/Symptoms. You will click the Click to Select button next to each field to choose from an extensive library of nutrition related problems, their associated etiologies, and known signs/symptoms.

Click to Select Problem

 

Add Problem in PES
  1. Click the Click to Select link next to the Problem field.
  2. The Select Diagnosis screen opens, a portion of which is shown below.

Select Diagnosis

Add Diagnosis in PES
  1. Select a diagnosis by checking the appropriate boxes.
  2. Click Select Diagnosis.
This action returns you to the Add/Update PES Statement screen.

Click to Select Etiology

 

Select Etiology in PES
  1. Click the Click to Select link next to the Etiology field.

The Select Etiology screen opens.

Select Etiology

 

Choose Etiology to add to PES
  1. Choose an Etiology by clicking the circle next to the appropriate description.
  2. Click Select Etiology.

This action returns you to the Add/Update PES Statement screen.

click to select signs and symptoms

 

Choose Signs/Symptoms to add to PES
  1. Click the Click to Select link next to the Signs/Symptoms field.

The Select Symptom screen opens.

Select Symptoms

 

Choose Symptom
  1. Choose a Symptom by clicking the circle next to the appropriate description.
  2. Click Select Symptom.

This action returns you to the Add/Update PES Statement screen.

Finish PES Statement

 

 

  1. The PES Assessment Status defaults to baseline and cannot be changed at this time.
  2. Enter a PES Assessment Date.
  3. Enter any relevant PES Notes.
  4. Click Save Changes.
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The statement now appears in the PES Statements list (shown below), where you can Update it, Delete it, or add Associated Goals.

PES Statements List

Add Associated Goals

Once you have added a PES Statement, you can associate goals with those statements. To add an associated goal:

Add Associated Goals

Add an Associated Goal
  1. Locate the PES Statement for which you want to add an associated goal.
  2. Click Update in the Associated Goals list.

The Update PES Statement Goals screen displays.

Update PES Statement Goals

Add an Associated Goal

3. Check the boxes next to the goals you want to add in the Associated Goals list.
4. Click Save Changes.

The goals you elected to add now display under the PES Statement as shown below.

Goals Added