Courses

Courses that are currently available for 2018-2019 are:

Anatomy & Physiology Workshop

  • Preston Business Centre (1st – 3rd April 2019)

This is a 3 day workshop.

Circulatory & Vascular Workshop

  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (16th – 19th September 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (12th – 15th November 2019)

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

  • Dates to be confirmed.

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

  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Simulation and Skills Centre, Room 7 (3th – 6th June 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (30th September- 3rd October 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (8th – 11th October 2019)
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Simulation and Skills Centre, Room 7 (25th – 28th November 2019)
  • Lytham Primary Care Centre, Large Seminar Room (6th – 9th january 2020)

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

  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (14th – 16th January 2020)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (10th – 12th February 2020)

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

  • Lytham Primary Care Centre:
    • 29th April 2019 (Day 1)
    • 14th June 2019 (Day 2)
    • 8th and 9th July 2019 (Day 3 & 4)
    • 9th August 2019 (Day 5)
  • Preston Business Centre:
    • 13th September 2019 (Day 1)
    • 4th November 2019 (Day 2)
    • 20th-21st January 2020 (Day 3 & 4)
    • 26th February 2020 (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 (7th – 8th May 2018)
  • Workshop B (2 Days):
    • Lytham Primary Care Centre, Large Seminar Room (9th – 10th May 2019)
  • Workshop C (2 Days):
    • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (10th – 11th June 2019)

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 

  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (2nd – 4th September 2019)
  • Lytham Primary Care Centre, Large Seminar Room (23rd – 25th September 2019)

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 

  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (31th – 31st October 2019)

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

  • Lytham Primary Care Centre, Large Seminar Room (1st – 4th July 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (2nd – 5th December 2019)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (2nd – 5th March 2020)

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.

Report Writing Workshop

  • Wrightington, Room 2 (5th April 2019)

This is a 1 day workshop.

Urology Workshop

  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (24th – 25th February 2020)
  • Preston Business Centre, Room MR1 (27th – 28th February 2020)

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.