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How to guides
This section contains ‘how to guides’ to help you navigate the academy
These courses cover a range of fundamental concepts and techniques expected to be known by all clinical coders. These lessons are designed to complement and reinforce, not replace, the basic knowledge gained through study of the NHS Digital Standards course.
Cataracts and cataract surgery
ICD and OPCS chapters
Neoplasms 1 – Basics
Roman numerals in ICD
Signs & symptoms
The primary diagnosis definition
These courses are appropriate for coders who have progressed beyond the basics and are now looking for more in depth coverage of specific topics. You should have successfully completed the NHS Digital Standards course and be familiar with the content of the basic courses in the Academy before starting these courses.
April 2023 Standards update
Arthritis & osteoarthritis
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic vs current injuries
Codes for emergency use
External cause codes
Fifth characters in Chapter XIII
Introduction of OPCS 4.10
These courses cover the application of advanced coding concepts and are most suitable for those working towards, or already at, ACC level.