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A course training developed, updated and delivered by the NHS Classifications Service the national clinical coding standards setting body in England. The course aims to consolidate both the practical coding skills and theoretical knowledge of the experienced clinical coder through a number of assessment based exercises and interactive activities. Learning Outcomes At the end of this course, delegates will be able to: Understand and describe the role and importance of coded clinical data at local, national and international levels. Understand the quality criteria of data: accuracy, consistency, completeness, timeliness and its role within Payment by Results. Update their knowledge on national standards and guidance since basic training to ensure compliance with national clinical coding standards. Refresh and consolidate existing practical coding skills and four step coding process for ICD-10 and OPCS-4. Refresh and consolidate existing theoretical coding knowledge for ICD-10 and OPCS-4. Apply this knowledge to consistently and accurately identify the correct codes for a range of typical case note and more complex scenarios. Increase self-confidence through participation in a number of interactive reinforcement activities. Monitor their progress through the ongoing assessment which features as part of this course. Benefits to the delegate and employer Provision of an optimal learning environment Provides an opportunity to enhance delegates' knowledge in all aspects of clinical coding. Adds value to the delegate and their employing organisation by ensuring compliance with current national clinical coding standards. Provision of national standard training materials. Access to highly experienced and skilled NHS Connecting for Health Approved Clinical Coding Trainers (regularly assessed to ensure continued high quality delivery). Opportunity to network with experienced clinical coders from other organisations. Supports delegate and employers commitment to Continued Professional Development, Contributes towards studying for the National Clinical Coding Qualification (UK). Assessments and end of course report provided to delegate and line manager as a baseline for delegate's future development plan.

A course training developed, updated and delivered by the NHS Classifications Service the national clinical coding standards setting body in England. The course aims to consolidate both the practical coding skills and theoretical knowledge of the experienced clinical coder through a number of assessment based exercises and interactive activities. Learning Outcomes At the end of this course,...

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