Clinical Coding EMIS Web


Introduction to Clinical Coding using EMIS Web 

This course is designed for GP Practice Administration staff who are new to or have little experience of Clinical Coding and will be delivered in groups at designated training venues within each CCG area using training laptops. This course is delivered via MS Teams. Instructions for how to prepare for remote training can be found here

During the course you will learn:

  • Understand the principles of read codes in EMIS Web
  • Develop knowledge of what coded information is used for after being entered into EMIS Web
  • Be able to use the course information to adhere to data quality guidelines
  • Understand the transition from read codes to SNOMED CT including key changes and benefits
  • Practice both Read code and SNOMED CT searching methods using the EMIS Web code browsers
  • Understand the coding structure including hierarchy, synonyms and relationships
  • Have knowledge of external resources and how they can further develop understanding of coding and data quality

To find out more about this course please contact the IT Training Administration Team on or Tel: 0300 123 5678 

To book a course please use our SCW IT Course booking form.