The SNOMED CT Terminology Service Certification recognizes your knowledge of SNOMED CT terminology services and your competence in the use of SNOMED CT terminology services.
The TSC competencies represent:
- The set of knowledge and skills that are considered necessary to achieve a basic level of terminology service competence
- The minimum requirements needed to pass the Terminology Service Certification exam
- The context in which the questions and tasks for the TSC exam have been developed.
The key competency categories are:
- SNOMED CT and Terminology services
- SNOMED CT Editions and versions
- The Logical design of SNOMED CT
- The SNOMED CT concept model
- Reference sets and value sets
- Query SNOMED CT content
Further details of the competencies belonging to each category are provided in the subsequent sections of this Ebook.
The competency levels are:
The level of competency is based on the Revised Bloom Taxonomy (6 levels)
- Remember – Retrieve relevant knowledge from long-term memory
- Understand – Determine the meaning of instructional messages, including oral, written, and graphic communication
- Apply – Carry out or use a procedure in a given situation
- Analyze – Break material into its constituent parts and detect how the parts relate to one another and to an overall structure or purpose
- Evaluate – Make judgments based on criteria and standards
- Create – Put elements together to form a novel, coherent whole or make an original product