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When and Where

  • Date: Wednesday 10th April 2019
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm (break 3:00pm - 3:30pm)
  • Room: Mackenzie Room
  • Venue: Waldorf Hilton Hotel, London
  • Remote access

Key Goals for this Meeting

  1. For ELAG Members to report on SNOMED CT education activities, plans and priorities in their region
  2. For SNOMED International to report on recent SNOMED CT education activities
  3. To get feedback from ELAG members on current education activities



Agenda and Meeting Notes

1Welcome and introductions

A warm welcome to our new Education & Product Support team member.

2Goals of meeting
3ELAG administration

Topics include:

4Reports from ELAG Member representativesMember Representatives

Each ELAG Member representative will be invited to provide a short report on the following topics for their country:

  • New or planned SNOMED CT education activities
  • Feedback on existing SNOMED CT eLearning experiences
  • Country or region-specific SNOMED CT priorities
  • Education collaboration opportunities (e.g. translation or localisation)
  • CME/CPD course accreditation recommendations for region

Reports delivered from:

  • Australia
    • See attached update
  • Belgium
    • Part of communications plan will be education. Still in the planning stage but see it as important
  • Canada
    • Arrange webinars on topics related to terminology and health informatics (8 webinars last year) - e.g.
      • LOINC and national coding systems (including SNOMED CT)
      • Introduction to Canadian drug terminology
      • Nursing terminology
      • Enabling better patient care through standardised medical content
      • Introduction to FHIR
    • Updated old training material for clinicians
    • Hands on activities using tooling
    • Willing to collaborate on translating courses to French if others are interested
  • Denmark
    • No education provided locally. People are directed to the international material
  • Estonia
    • See attached update
  • Finland
    • An event held with Charles Gutteridge, Ian Green and Lotti Barlow (Sweden) with 400 people attending
    • University of Eastern Finland is active and interested in translating education into Finnish
  • India
    • See attached update
  • Ireland
    • Not much local education activity
    • First Irish release due this year via Managed Service, so authoring level 1 course is important as part of training
  • Malaysia
    • Good participation in international E-Learning courses
    • Activities in academia
    • Capacity-building is being prioritised within NRC
  • Sweden
    • Have developed a number of videos in Swedish
    • Foundation course - some people have found language to be a barrier
    • Suggested adding subtitles to presentations to address language barrier (Note: English subtitles will be added. Other languages can be considered)
    • Interest in using SNOMED for cancer reporting, so have targeted education activities in that direction
    • Have developed a guide with tips on how to use the SNOMED CT browser
    • Scandinavian conference (Vitalis) coming up
  • Switzerland
    • Planning to arrange a SNOMED day to increase awareness in Switzerland
  • U.K.
    • Providing animations, recordings, links to international resources and fact sheets
    • Main new areas are mental health and data analysis
    • Specialty-specific education materials
5SNOMED International update
  • EPS team and workplan - please refer to attached slides
  • Courses and learning pathways
    • Foundation courses
    • Implementation course
    • Authoring level 1 course
    • Authoring level 1 certification
    • Authoring level 2 course
    • SNOMED for developers
    • SNOMED for data analysts
    • SNOMED for clinicians - please refer to attached slides on Clinical Education
  • Other education activities
    • CME/CPD environment scan
    • Translation partnerships
6Feedback and discussion

  File Modified
Microsoft Word Document UK Elag update 20190410.docx 2019-Apr-17 by Linda Bird
PDF File India ELAG Update.pdf 2019-Apr-15 by Linda Bird
Microsoft Word Document Estonia_ELAG_report_april2019.docx 2019-Apr-15 by Linda Bird
PDF File ELAG_AU_update_London2019.pdf 2019-Apr-15 by Linda Bird
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Clinical Education update_v1.0.pptx 2019-Apr-15 by Linda Bird
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation ELAG Meeting 20190410 (final).pptx 2019-Apr-15 by Linda Bird

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