National Clinical Terminology Service – Introductory recordings

The National Clinical Terminology Service (NCTS) at the Australian Digital Health Agency has published introductory level recordings about SNOMED CT-AU and the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT).

1. Introduction to SNOMED CT-AU terminology

An introductory webinar (approx. 30 mins) that provides an overview of SNOMED CT-AU, its structure and content, purpose, use cases and more.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to clinical terminology
  • Overview of SNOMED CT and the Australian extension
  • Content and scope
  • Reference sets
  • Use cases
  • National Clinical Terminology Service website

View the recording here or below.

2. Introduction to the Australian Medicines Terminology (AMT)

An introductory webinar (approx. 40 mins) that provides an overview of the AMT, its structure and coverage, purpose, use cases and more.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to clinical terminology
  • Overview of the Australian Medicines Terminology
  • AMT scope, content and use cases
  • AMT model and its components
  • AMT reference sets
  • How can the AMT be used?
  • National Clinical Terminology Service website

View the recording here or below.

3. SNOMED CT-AU content hierarchy overview

A webinar (approx. 30 mins) that provides an overview of the content available within each of the SNOMED CT-AU hierarchies.

Topics include:

  • SNOMED CT top level content hierarchies
  • Metadata that supports the SNOMED CT release
  • Concepts that support the AMT

View the recording here or below.

4. Shrimp terminology browser – searching SNOMED CT-AU

A webinar (approx. 25 mins) that demonstrates a popular terminology browser and gives tips and hints on how to search for SNOMED CT-AU content, including the AMT. Shrimp was developed by the CSIRO Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC).

Topics include:

  • Accessing the tool and creating a bookmark
  • An overview of the features of the terminology browser
  • Tips on how to use the search filters
  • Learning how to navigate the hierarchy and modelling views
  • Special tips for searching and exploring the AMT.

View the recording here or below.

5. Snapper:Map – creating maps to SNOMED CT-AU

A webinar (approx. 35 mins) that demonstrates a tool that enables the creation of simple maps between SNOMED CT-AU (including the AMT) and other data sources. Snapper was developed by the CSIRO Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC).

Topics include:

  • Accessing the tool
  • Creating and reviewing a new map
  • Tips on how to work with the tool efficiently
  • Maintaining an existing map.

View the recording here or below.