Courses

  • 3 Lessons

    ICD and OPCS chapters

    The chapters and their titles form an integral part of revising for the assessments and exam. This short course will help you to learn the chapters and their titles.
  • 8 Lessons

    Injuries

    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.
  • 2 Lessons

    Levels of spine

    When coding spinal procedures, it is essential that a coder also records the number of spinal levels that have been worked on. This can be a tricky subject as there are three different ways of classifying levels of spine.
  • 5 Lessons

    Lower digestive tract – Diagnoses

    This course covers some of the most common diseases in lower digestive tract and the correct steps on how to code them.
  • 6 Lessons

    Lower Digestive Tract Procedures

    Lower digestive procedures are classified to Chapter H. In this course you will learn more about a few of the procedures classified to this chapter and how to code them.
  • 5 Lessons

    Myocardial infarctions​

    This course will cover what an MI is and how they occur and the national standards covering acute, chronic, and subsequent MIs. Finally, it will look at how to code MIs with diabetes, MIs with coronary artery disease and complications following an MI.
  • 3 Lessons

    National clinical coding standards update – April 2022

    In this course you will explore all the changes to ICD and OPCS national clinical coding standards taking effect for discharges from the 1st April 2022.
  • 5 Lessons

    Neoplasms 1 – Basics

    In this session we are going to look at the basics of coding neoplasms​. We will learn about the neoplasm table in the ICD-10 alphabetical index​, how to code primary and secondary neoplasms and how to code associated conditions and symptoms of neoplasms.

  • 7 Lessons

    Neoplasms 2 – Intermediate      

    In this course, you will build on what you have already learnt in Neoplasms 1 - Basics, adding knowledge on some of the more difficult standards such as recurrences of neoplasms, multiple primary neoplasms and wider excisions.
  • 4 Lessons

    Neoplasms 3 – Advanced

    In this course we will be looking at the most complex coding standards in relation to coding of neoplasms. You will look at the dagger and asterisk conventions associated with anaemia in neoplastic diseases and also haematological neoplastic diseases such as leukaemia. If you haven't already, it is advisable that you complete the basic and intermediate courses for neoplasm first.
  • 3 Lessons

    Obstetrics: Deliveries (R17 – R25)

    In this course you will look at the procedure codes associated with obstetric deliveries. You will look at information about each of the different types of delivery and how to code them.
  • 3 Lessons

    Osteotomies

    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.
  • 3 Lessons

    Pain relief procedures

    Pain relief procedures may seem simple, but just a minor misunderstanding can lead to big errors. Check out this course and the OPCS standard PCSA2: Pain relief procedures to ensure you don’t fall into any traps.
  • 5 Lessons

    Postprocedural complications

    This course will cover the separate ways postoperative complications can be coded – T80-T88, postprocedural body system categories & a specific condition with Y83-Y84. The course will look at the national standards relating to each of these and how to use the index to direct you to each.
  • 4 Lessons

    Procedures on the female reproductive system

    In this course, you will look at procedures that are carried out on the female reproductive organs, such as hysteroscopies.
  • 6 Lessons

    Psychoactive substance abuse

    This course will cover what defines a psychoactive substance, code range F10-F19 and how the 4th character identifies the clinical state of the patient. It will then take a detailed look at alcohol related conditions, smoking and vaping and when a code from F19 is appropriate.
  • 2 Lessons

    Radiotherapy

    In this course, you’ll begin by learning what radiotherapy is and the different types of radiotherapy that can be performed. You will then look at the other standards associated with Radiotherapy.
  • 1 Lesson

    Roman numerals in ICD

    Did you know that Roman numerals were originally invented by the ancient romans to price goods? Therefore there is no 0 in Roman numerals, because nothing was free. In this course you will look at how Roman numerals are used in ICD.