• 6 Lessons

    Anatomy and physiology – the muscles

    Time to flex your muscles and gain some good anatomy and physiology knowledge with our in depth course all about the muscles!
  • 3 Lessons

    Anatomy and physiology – the skeleton

    If you know the bare bones about the skeleton, this course will help you by looking at the essential anatomy and physiology you need to know.
  • 3 Lessons

    Arthritis & osteoarthritis

    A condition you will often assign as your primary diagnosis for joint replacements and commonly as a co-morbidity for elderly patients. First, you will learn what osteoarthrosis is and how it occurs.
  • 5 Lessons

    Chronic vs current injuries

    Deciding between coding an injury as chronic or as a current or acute injury can be tricky. In this course, that is exactly what you will learn to do, as well as looking at some of the important standards along the way.
  • 3 Lessons

    External cause codes

    This course will cover the national clinical coding standards related to external causes, how to index external causes and 4th characters. It will look at external cause codes required on every episode and those only needed on the initial episode. Finally, it will look at Y95 and hospital acquired conditions.
  • 6 Lessons

    Fifth characters in Chapter XIII

    In this course you will learn the basics around the use of fifth characters, when it is necessary to assign one, and where you will find instructional notes directing you to assign one. This is a subject that most experienced coders will be quite confident with, however, errors involving fifth characters occur on audits more frequently than you may think.
  • 6 Lessons


    A subject that can be confusing when coding fracture reductions, but this course will simplify it in a straightforward manner. You will learn the definition of a fixation, why they’re used and the differences between internal and external fixators.
  • 4 Lessons

    Hand, elbow and shoulder diagnoses and procedures

    Orthopaedic procedures can seem intimidating to coders, especially if you are new to this speciality. This course will help you understand what it is you’re coding and give you the confidence needed when you’re next faced with a long orthopaedic surgical list.
  • 8 Lessons


    Coding injuries is something that we all come across regularly so it is vital that you know your national standards and can apply them in order to code accurately. The first topic in this course will cover the basics of injuries, how to code them and when to assign an external cause. After that you will look at documentation and specific types of injuries.
  • 5 Lessons

    Joint replacements

    Joint replacements can seem like a straightforward topic – but things get trickier when faced with hybrid replacements, conversions and infected prosthetic joints.
  • 3 Lessons


    In this course you will identify what an osteotomy is and the many indications that would require an osteotomy for treatment. You’ll then go on to look at specific types of osteotomy.