Tue, 12 Jul


The PCS Building

Effective Coding in Primary Care (EMIS/Vision)

This 3-hour workshop for non-clinical practice staff provides an introduction to the importance and benefits of effective coding.

Time & Location

12 Jul, 13:30 – 16:30

The PCS Building, 160 Falcon Rd, London SW11 2LN, UK

About the Event


  • What is coding?
  • Historical perspective
  • Hierarchy and Structure
  • Current Usage
  • Why we need to use them appropriately.
  • Adding information to the Patient Record
  • How to locate the perfect code
  • Dating codes
  • Using episodicity
  • Promoting to Problems
  • Use of Resolved and Exception Codes
  • How can we improve our data quality?
  • Common Codes and Abbreviations
  • Mistakes and how to correct them
  • Legal Considerations

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