EMIS Training – Introduction to EMIS Searches

Date/Time: Thursday, 26th January 2023 - 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Online
Available Spaces: 11
Contact Details: Clinical Specialists: necsu.csstbookings@nhs.net



How to create and manage searches which identify patients that match various criteria held within the patient record.


  • Overview of Population Reporting screen
  • Import / Export and Copy / Paste functions
  • GP Contract and EMIS Library Searches
  • Understand Patient vs Online User searches
  • Creating a search based on patient details
  • Running a search and advanced options
  • Viewing Search information
  • Creating a search using clinical codes
  • Creating medication searches
  • Edit searches and using date ranges
  • Using Counts in searches
  • Ordering, restricting and checking criteria
  • Using multiple rules and/or features
  • Including and excluding patients using rules and features
  • Printing and Exporting results from a Patient search
  • Mail Merge
  • Batch Add functionality

Please note, there is a follow on EMIS reporting session that can be booked once you have completed the Introduction to EMIS Searches training to enhance your initial knowledge.  This course is usually available about a week after the Searches training, it is recommended to book both of these courses together if required, rather than months apart, to maximise learning.

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