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PCDC - Clinical Coding – v2 EMIS

Primary Care Development Centre (PCDC) event

Wednesday 23 May 2018

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This is an afternoon event.

Times: 13:30 - 16:30

Session Time

13:30 to 16:30 , lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Venue

NBV Enterprise Centre, David Lane, Nottingham, NG6 0JU Venue Information

Aimed at

Health Care Assistant, Practice Manager/ Asst Practice Manager, Admin and Reception, Business/Finance/Admin Manager

Restrictions

Overview

Course aimed at organisations using EMIS as their clinical system.

Delegates will learn different search techniques to ensure that the correct codes are found and the workshop will raise awareness around some of the common coding errors made in general practice.

This half day workshop is theory-based, with demonstrations provided using the NHS Browser. A joint practical exercise will be undertaken during the session with input from delegates and a further exercise provided within the workbook should be completed back at practice in order to consolidate learning.

Agenda

Course Objectives:

Designed specifically for primary care staff involved in clinical coding using Clinical Terms Version 2 (CTV2) this workshop will enable delegates to understand the development and structure of CTV2 and how this differs from previous versions of Read Codes. Delegates will learn different search techniques to ensure that the correct codes are found and the workshop will raise awareness around some of the common coding errors made in general practice. This half day workshop is theory-based, with demonstrations provided using the NHS Browser. A joint practical exercise will be undertaken during the session with input from delegates and a further exercise within the workbook should be completed back at practice in order to consolidate learning.

13.15

Tea/Coffee

13.30

Welcome, introductions and objectives

Read Codes - definition and purpose

The history of Read Codes and their development

Differences between coding in primary and secondary care

Why Read Code?

A brief look at Read V2

The structure of CTV2 – understanding concepts and terms

Preferred terms and synonyms

Common abbreviations

15.00

Tea/Coffee

15.15

[ ] Codes derived from secondary care

Search techniques

Common coding errors

The importance of episodicity

Hints and tips on coding correctly

Practical coding exercises - discharge summaries

Action planning

16.15

Questions and Close

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