U.S Department of Veterans Affair

Journal App FAQs

 

How do I enter my vitals?

Complete the following steps:

  1. Select a vital from the “Vitals” list on the main screen titled “Table of Contents.”
  2. Select the + icon to the right of the vital that you want to update.
  3. Fill in the information on the pop-up screen.
  4. Select the Save button on the top right.

NOTE: The Delete button will not remove an item while in this pop-up screen. If you do not wish to enter the item, select Cancel on the top left.

How do I enter my personal actions?

  1. Select an action from the “Personal Actions” list on the main screen titled “Table of Contents.”
  2. Select the + icon to the right of the action that you want to update.
  3. Fill in information on the pop-up screen.
  4. Select the Save button on the top right.

NOTE: The Delete button will not remove an item while in this pop-up screen. If you do not wish to enter the item, select Cancel on the top left.

How do I delete an item from either my vitals or my personal actions?

Complete the following steps:

  1. Navigate to the item that you would like to delete.
  2. Select the item.
  3. The pop-up screen with that item’s specific information will appear.
  4. Select the red Delete button bottom.

How do I cancel the creation of an item?

While you are creating the item, you need to select Cancel on the top left.

How do I get the keyboard to go away?

If you would like to lower the keyboard so that you can see the full screen, select the keyboard icon with a down arrow on the bottom right of the keyboard screen.

How do I view my vitals in a graph?

Select “View Tracked Items” on the main screen. The default view is Blood Pressure readings.

How do I view the values for a different vital?

Select a different vital from the Tracked Item selection list. Select Update from the top right.

How do I pinpoint a specific vital on the graph?

There are pinpoints on the graph that represent every data entry. If you select a pinpoint, you will see the data it represents on the screen.

How do I change the date range on the graph or table?

Complete the following steps:

  1. Select the date field. You can change the Start Date and/or the End Date by using the date wheel.
  2. Select Save from the top right when you are finished. Select Cancel from the top left to disregard changes.

How do I view my vitals in a table?

Select the Table View from the top right while viewing the graph.