SNOMED International provides a range of E-Learning products to extend your knowledge and understanding of SNOMED CT, including online courses, learning pathways and certification exams.
SNOMED International's online courses provide a structured learning program for beginners through to advanced users of SNOMED CT. Online courses currently available include:
SNOMED CT Foundation Course - This course provides an introduction to a broad range of SNOMED CT related topics, including the why, what and how of SNOMED CT.
SNOMED CT Implementation Course - This course provides an in depth understanding of the stages in implementing a SNOMED CT enabled system - from the decision to adopt SNOMED CT, through to design, procurement, development and use.
SNOMED CT Authoring Level 1 Course - This course teaches you the knowledge and skills needed to perform basic SNOMED CT authoring tasks. It also prepares you for the SNOMED CT Authoring Level 1 certification exam.
SNOMED International's learning pathways contain a collection of E-Learning resources designed to teach a specific SNOMED CT skill set in a flexible way. Learning pathways currently available include:
SNOMED CT for Developers - The goal of this learning pathway is to teach you enough about SNOMED CT in as short as possible a time to enable you to develop software applications that leverage its capabilities.
SNOMED CT for Data Analysts - The goal of this learning pathway is to provide a solid understanding of how SNOMED CT can be used to support your clinical data analytics requirements.
SNOMED International's certification exams allow individuals to be recognized for their capabilities in specific skill areas. The following certification will be available from September 2019:
SNOMED CT Authoring Level 1 Certification - This certification recognizes your competence in performing basic SNOMED CT authoring tasks.
SNOMED International plans to offer the SNOMED CT Authoring Level 2 Certification from 2020.
SNOMED CT authoring level 1 certification recognizes your competence in performing basic SNOMED CT authoring tasks. This certification will be a prerequisite for advancing to the Authoring Level 2 course and certification, and is valid for 3 years.
To achieve SNOMED CT authoring level 1 certification, you must pass the authoring level 1 certification exam. This exam includes a range of knowledge and skills-based activities to test your competence in SNOMED CT authoring (see authoring level 1 competencies). Please note:
During the exam you will be required to complete tasks using the SNOMED International training authoring platform.
The Training Authoring Platform has recently been updated to support the authoring of stated axioms. To support students in transitioning to the new platform, a presentation titled 'Transitioning to Stated Axioms' is available below. This presentation describes the changes in functionality that axiom-based authoring has introduced to the authoring platform.