Courses

Courses that are currently available for 2017-2018 are:

Anatomy & Physiology Workshop

  • Blackpool, First Floor, Main Entrance, Clinical Quality Seminar Room (26th – 28th April 2017)
  • Blackpool, First Floor, Main Entrance, Clinical Quality Seminar Room (24th – 26th May 2017)

This is a 3 day workshop.

Circulatory & Vascular Workshop

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (18th – 21st September 2017 )
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (3rd – 6th October 2017 )

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

  • Module 1 (5 Days) 26th – 30th June 2017 at Wrightington Hospital, Room 3.
  • Module 2a (3 Days) 12th – 14th July 2017 at Wrightington Hospital, Room 3.
  • Module 2b (3 Days) 24th – 26th July 2017 at Wrightington Hospital, Room3.
  • Module 3 (5 Days) 7th – 11th August 2017 at Chorley House, Lancashire Business Park, Leyland.
  • Module 4 (5 Days) 21st – 25th August 2017 at Wrightington Hospital, Room 3.

or

  • Module 1 (5 Days) 27th November – 1st December 2017 at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
  • Module 2a (3 Days) 13th – 15th December 2017 at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
  • Module 2b (3 Days) 18th – 20th December 2017 at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
  • Module 3 (5 Days) 8th – 12th January 2018 at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
  • Module 4 (5 Days) 29th January – 2nd February 2018 at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

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

  • Chorley House, Lancashire Business Park, Leyland (4th – 7th July 2017)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (13th – 16th November 2017)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (27th – 30th November 2017)
  • Blackpool, Seminar Room, Women’s Unit, Ground Floor (5th – 8th December 2017)

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 (24th – 26th January 2018)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (21st – 23rd February 2018)

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

  • Minerva Health Centre, Preston, IT Training Room G69:
    • 10th May 2017 (Module 1)
    • 7th-8th June 2017 (Module 2)
    • 2nd August 2017 (Module 3)
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital:
    • 6th November 2017 (Module 1)
    • 15th-16th January 2018 (Module 2)
    • 5th February 2018 (Module 3)

This is a 4 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

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (15th – 16th June 2017 )
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (21st – 22nd June 2017 )

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 

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (27th – 29th September 2017 )

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, Seminar Room, Women’s Unit, Ground Floor (17th – 18th October 2017)

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

  • Wrightington, Room 3 (31st October – 3rd November 2017)
  • Chorley House, Lancashire Business Park, Leyland (5th – 8th February 2018)
  • Royal Blackburn Hospital, Seminar Room 3, Park View Offices (12th – 15th February 2018)

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 (6th – 7th March 2018)
  • Wrightington, Room 3 (20th – 21st March 2018)

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.