Courses

Courses that are currently available for 2018-2019 are:

Anatomy & Physiology Workshop

  • Preston Business Centre (9th – 11th April 2018)

This is a 3 day workshop.

Circulatory & Vascular Workshop

  • Preston Business Centre (17th – 20th September 2018)
  • Blackpool Football Stadium, Room G4 (2nd – 5th October 2018)
  • Preston Business Centre (19th – 22nd November 2018)

This consists of a 4 day classroom based workshop developed and annually updated by the CCS Clinical Coding Academy Network.  The workshop offers specialty training to enable experienced clinical coders to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the processes and terminology associated with the circulatory and vascular systems, through a series of learning sessions, interactive activities and practical coding exercises.

Clinical Coding Standards Course

  • Preston Business Centre:
    • Module 1 (5 Days) 14th – 18th May 2018
    • Module 2a (3 Days) 29th – 31st May 2018
    • Module 2b (3 Days) 11th – 13th June 2018
    • Module 3 (5 Days) 25th – 29th June 2018
    • Module 4 (5 Days) 9th – 13th July 2018
  • Preston Business Centre:
    • Module 1 (5 Days) 9th – 13th July 2018
    • Module 2a (3 Days) 1st – 3rd August 2018
    • Module 2b (3 Days) 20th – 22nd August 2018
    • Module 3 (5 Days) 10th – 14th September 2018
    • Module 4 (5 Days) 24th – 28th September 2018

This is a 21 day classroom based course developed and annually updated by the NHS Clinical Classifications Service (CCS).  This course is broken down into 4 modules and aimed at new clinical coders, covering basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and provides education in the form of e-learning modules, tutorials and practical exercises around the rules and conventions of the ICD-10 and OPCS-4 classifications used for clinical coding.   Please note that a pre requisite for attendance on the Clinical Coding Standards Course is that delegates are expected to have completed the e-Learning modules which can be accessed via TRUD prior to attendance ( the workbook and certificate of completion of this e-earning must be submitted on first day of attendance of the 21 day classroom based learning).

Clinical Coding Standards Refresher Workshop

  • Wesham Offices, NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG, Training Room 1 (4th – 7th June 2018)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (5th – 8th November 2018)
  • Blackpool Football Stadium, Room G4 (4th – 7th December 2018)

This is a 4 day, classroom based training course developed and annually updated by the NHS Classifications Service (NCS).  The course aims to consolidate both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge of a clinical coder through a number of assessment based exercises, interactive activities and learning sessions.

General Medicine Workshop

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (7th – 9th January 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre (4th – 6th March 2019)

This consists of a 3 day classroom based workshop developed and annually updated by the MIAA Clinical Coding Academy. The workshop offers specialty training to enable experienced clinical coders to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the processes and terminology associated with the coding of general medicine, through a series of learning sessions, interactive activities and practical coding exercises and case studies.

NCCQ Exam Revision Workshop

  • Leyland, Boardroom 1:
    • 14th September 2018 (Day 1)
    • 2nd November 2018 (Day 2)
  • Leyland, Bowman Room:
    • 17th – 18th January 2019 (Day 3 & 4)
    • 1st March 2019 (Day 5)

This is a 5 day classroom based workshop developed and updated annually by the CCS Clinical Coding Academy Network. This exam revision workshop helps to support those delegates currently studying for the National Clinical Coding Qualification by providing advice on study techniques, refreshing basic clinical coding practical skills and theoretical knowledge, including basic anatomy and physiology. The workshop also contains a mock examination and feedback session, along with highlighting those areas which have proven problematic in previous exams.

Neoplasm Workshop

  • Workshop A (2 Days):
    • Lytham Primary Care Centre, Large Seminar Room (11th – 12th June 2018)
  • Workshop B (2 Days):
    • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Simulation and Skills Centre, Room 6 (14th – 15th June 2018)

This is a 2 day classroom based workshop developed and updated annually in-house by NCS Approved Clinical Coding Trainers at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, conforming to National Standards.  The workshops offers specialty based training associated with the diagnostic and procedural coding in relation to neoplastic disease,   through a series of learning sessions, interactive activities and practical coding exercises and case studies.

Obstetric & Perinatal Workshop – Basic 

  • Blackpool Football Stadium, Room G4 (15th – 17th October 2018)

This consists of a 2.5 day classroom based workshop developed and annually updated by the CCS Clinical Coding Academy Network.  The workshop offers specialty training to enable experienced clinical coders to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the processes and terminology associated with the coding of obstetric & perinatal spells, through a series of learning sessions, interactive activities and practical coding exercises and case studies.

Obstetric & Perinatal Workshop – Advanced 

  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, HPEC Room 1 (24th – 25th September 2018)

This consists of a 1.5 day classroom based workshop developed and annually updated by the CCS Clinical Coding Academy Network.  The workshop offers specialty training to enable experienced clinical coders to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the processes and terminology associated with the coding of obstetric & perinatal spells, through a series of learning sessions, interactive activities and practical coding exercises and case studies.

Orthopaedic Workshop

  • Royal Blackburn Hospital, Seminar Room 3, Park View Offices (23rd – 26th April 2018)
  • Preston Business Centre (10th – 13th December 2018)
  • Preston Business Centre (4th – 7th February 2019)

This is a 4 day, classroom based workshop developed and updated by the CCS Clinical Coding Academy Network which offers specialty training to enable experienced clinical coders to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the processes and terminology associated with the coding or orthopaedic spells.  This is undertaken though a number of practical exercises, interactive activities and learning sessions.

Urology Workshop

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (28th – 29th January 2019)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (18th – 19th March 2019)

This is a 2 day workshop.

Extra Courses and Workshops

In addition to the courses and workshops currently scheduled, we can add extra dates subject to demand and also provide in-house training as requested.

Accommodation

If you require overnight accommodation during any of the above the courses you will need to arrange this separately.