Activities are the behavioral building blocks of a plan. Any desired user action — checking blood pressure, completing a survey, or viewing some content — is defined as a plan activity.
In the app, these activities appear in a user-friendly format that resembles a to-do list. For more information on how activities appear in the app, please refer to the Pattern Mobile App articles.
In this section, we will review how to configure and schedule activities in a Pattern Health Program.
Reviewing Activities in the App:
Activities may be scheduled, unscheduled (“ad-hoc”), or both. You may also configure activities to be optional or required. Scheduled activities appear at specified times in the user’s to-do list. Ad-hoc activities appear when the user taps the (+) button in the navigation bar at the bottom of the app's home screen.
Several programs use "Phases" to organize activities in their program (i.e., Introduction phase, Intervention phase(s), and Program Conclusion phase). Each phase can host its own set of scheduled activities.
Configuring Activities in the Console:
To add activities to a plan, you will click on the Activities tab of the plan builder.
Add a new activity by clicking the Add Activity button and selecting tasks from the list that appears: