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​Frequently Asked Questions and Quick Tips

 
What are the system requirements for using the Action Registry?
The Action Registry works best with Internet Explorer. You may experience technical difficulties with Safari, Chrome, Firefox or other browsers.  
What is an "action" for the Action Registry?
An action is any activity that supports patient safety goals, such as an event, toolkit, website, webinar, or resource. Whenever you add or update an action, there is a place to categorize your activity.
Will my information be made public?
Yes, all fields on the entry form are made available to the public. However, contact information is not required so you may choose to leave this blank.
How do I add a new action?
Click on "add an action" in the upper left corner and complete the form. You can also view an example of how to add an action here.
I previously submitted an entry to the initial action registry. How do I do this on the online version?
All entries from June 2011 to August 2012 are archived in this spreadsheet. If you'd like to include this information, you can copy and paste it from the spreadsheet to a new action form.  
How can I update a previously entered action?
To edit a previous entry, click on "Update a Prior Entry," select the entry you would like to update and click on "Edit Item." Hit "Save" when done. You can also view an example of how to update an action here.
How do I search for other actions?
To search for actions, click on the left hand column to view by area of focus, event, type of action, location or target audience. At the top of each page, there is a filter to further refine your search. You can also search for an action by keyword at the search box in the top right hand corner. View an example of how to search for an action here.
How can I download or print a copy of the Action Registry?
On the left pane, click on "View all actions," click on the page heading – “List of Actions (Arranged by date)”, then click on the "List" tab at the top of your screen. Select "Export to Excel." Save or open when prompted. For more detailed instructions click here.
Are other people able to edit my entries?
No. Each entry can only be edited by its original creator.
How can I delete an old entry?
To delete an entry, from the homepage, click on "Update a Prior Entry," select the entry you would like to delete and click on Delete Selection.
Can I be notified when new entries are added?
Yes, you can subscribe to an RSS feed of the entire Action Registry. On the left pane, click on "View all actions," click on the page heading – “List of Actions (Arranged by date)”, then click on the "List" tab at the top of your screen. Select "RSS Feed." Click on "Subscribe to this Feed" and hit "Subscribe" when prompted. Customize your RSS Feed options by clicking on "View Feed Properties" on the right side of your screen. You may choose to bookmark this page for future updates. For more detailed instructions click here.

Can I edit my entry from the RSS feed webpage?

Yes. While on the RSS feed webpage, just search for your entry on the right side of the screen, click on the entry’s title, click on Edit Item and hit Save when finished.
Do you have questions or comments about the Action Registry?
The Action Registry team can be reached at actionregistry@qualityforum.org, or through the Contact Us form.

What are the User Guidelines for the Action Registry?

Follow this link to access the NQF's online forum policy.