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Clinical Coder - Clinical Terms Virtual Workshop

Updated: Oct 4, 2022

02/11/2022 - MS Teams - 9.30am-12.30pm

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35 places available, first come, first served.

This web workshop will give delegates a clear understanding of both the transactional elements of SNOMED CT and the transformational change it has brought to GP practices.


SNOMED CT** - Systematised Nomenclature of Medicine - Clinical Terms – is the common clinical language that have replaced Read codes within the NHS. SNOMED CT is a comprehensive clinical terminology that makes healthcare information accessible and usable across the globe. SNOMED provides a “common language” comprised of concepts, terms and relationships that enable a consistent way of capturing, sharing and aggregating health data across clinical specialties and different sites of care.

** SNOMED CT® resulted from the merger of SNOMED® Reference Terminology (SNOMED®RT) developed by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and Clinical Terms Version 3 (CTV3) developed by the UK National Health Service (NHS). As a comprehensive clinical reference terminology, it enables clinicians, researchers and patients to share comparable data while facilitating enhanced health reporting, billing and statistical analysis.


Define key terms, acronyms, and abbreviations associated with SNOMED CT.

Differentiate between terminologies and classifications and demonstrate an understanding how they are interrelated.

Gain insight into of the history of SNOMED CT and how it evolved.

Demonstrate an understanding of the status of SNOMED CT, including the location and purpose of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO).

Explain how coder roles with change with the implementation of SNOMED CT in the electronic health record.

Demonstrate an understanding of the basic components and structure of SNOMED CT.

Evaluate your skills through self-assessment.

Create your own practice Action Plan.

Who should attend:

The key objective of this workshop is to extend the depth and breadth of your knowledge of SNOMED CT and will provide authoritative coverage of a broad range of topics related to SNOMED CT. Yes, it’s for you... if you are seeking a broad foundational knowledge of SNOMED CT to help you in your current role or future career.

How much do I need to know about SNOMED before I start? There are no specific requirements for prior knowledge of SNOMED CT. This course is a good starting point for you to learn about SNOMED. However, if you have existing knowledge of SNOMED CT, the course is an opportunity to fill gaps, perhaps dispel a few common misunderstandings and demonstrate knowledge required to join more advanced SNOMED CT E-Learning courses.

Why should I take this course? The knowledge you gain during the course will be of direct value if you are engaged in roles or tasks that need an understanding of the fundamental aspects of


What's in it for you:

Trainee Facilitators will develop professional and clinical skills and learn about education.

On qualification you will become part of the Kent Sussex Surrey (KSS) Primary Care Faculty, a lively community of practice that meets every 6 weeks or so to learn and reflect. You will have the opportunity to write your own scenarios and develop your skills further and will be paid as part of the KSS PC Faculty.

Being a Simulation Trainer is a great way of enhancing one's career portfolio but most of all, it's mentally rewarding and incredibly fun!


Clinical Coder in PC 09.22
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