National Clinical Terminology Service webinar series August 2020

7 July, 2020: The National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) of the Australian Digital Health Agency, are once again holding live online Q&A style webinars in August 2020. These events are a great opportunity to consolidate your understanding about SNOMED CT-AU and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT) and engage with terminology experts.

1. Terminologies and classifications: SNOMED CT-AU and ICD-10-AM use in Australia

This 60-minute session is a repeat of a topic from earlier this year, in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA). The presentation will provide an overview of some of the code sets used in healthcare, specifically clinical terminologies (SNOMED CT-AU) and health classifications (ICD-10-AM), and how they support clinical data entry, communication, reporting and analytics.

Topics will include

  • Commonly used code sets in health
  • Overview of SNOMED CT-AU
    • Features of this clinical terminology and main use cases
  • Overview of ICD-10-AM
    • Features of this health classification and main use cases
  • International Classification of Diseases revision
  • Maps between SNOMED CT and ICD-10

Watch the webinar recording

The webinar was held on Tuesday, 4 August 2020 at 12:00 pm AEST. A recording of the webinar is available below.

The slide deck that accompanies this presentation is available for download from the National Clinical Terminology Service document library.

Additional information

Please visit our website to find out more about the NCTS and links to our documentation and other education material. For more information about these events or request assistance for your terminology implementation, please contact our Help Centre via [email protected] or call 1300 901 001.