All our Trainers are NHS CfH Approved Trainers.
Approved Clinical Coding Trainers have taken the National Clinical Coding Qualification (UK) and have gained Accredited Clinical Coder (ACC) status and have completed the NHS CfH Clinical Coding Trainer Programme.
As part of this, they have successfully completed and been awarded the Training Foundation's Certificate in Training Delivery Skills under the Trainer Assessment Programme (TAP).
We have been recognised by TAP for the Gold Queens Award in that all our courses conform to their requirements and our Trainers are regularly assessed.
UPDATE: Training Courses for 2012
In order to achieve Level 3, a Trust must be seen to be providing a training programme for Clinical Coders, ensuring that the courses are comprehensive and conform to National Standards.
Clinical Coders must also receive update training at regular intervals.
We offer a full range of Training Courses and Speciality Workshops using CfH approved materials and also our own Specialty Based courses which conform to National Standards and supports continuous professional development for all Clinical Coders.
Courses can be tailored to suit individual Trusts needs and all course materials are provided, with the exception of the current ICD Volumes 1, 2 and 3 and OPCS Tabular and Index.
Connecting for Health Courses:
• Circulatory & Vascular • Clinical Coding Foundation Course
• Clinical Coding Refresher Course • NCCQ (UK) Revision Workshop
• Obstetric & Perinatal • Orthopaedics • Mental Health Foundation.
• Anatomy & Physiology • Chemotherapy & Radiotherapy • Circulatory & Vascular • Endoscopy • ENT • General Surgery • Gynaecology • Hand & Foot Surgery • Mental Health Refresher • Mother & Baby • Neoplasm • Neurosurgery • Ophthalmology • Plastics • Rehabilitation • Respiratory • Spinal • Trauma & Orthopaedics • Urology/Renal • Interventional Radiology
These are 1-2 day workshops enabling experienced Clinical Coders to further develop their knowledge and skills.
The courses incorporate National Standards, international rules and conventions and details best practice in Clinical Coding.
Audit Report Writing
We can also provide a Clinical Coding Audit Report Writing Course, which enables successful delegates to attend the CfH Clinical Coding Audit Workshop.
To familiarise Clinicians, Managers, Audit and Information Staff with the importance of Clinical Coding and covers Coding, Data Quality, HRG and PbR.
A day dedicated to data extraction from case notes, ensuring complete and accurate coding for the Trust.
Our experienced Trainers are able to offer mentoring to suit individual needs, this includes trainees who have just completed their Foundation training and Clinical Coders who wish to take the National Clinical Coding Qualification (UK).
Please contact us for further information and prices.
We believe the provision of a personal service to suit individual needs at a realistic price is paramount to all our customers.