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Enrolments for our current implementation course will close after June 2024.
Why? - Because we are launching an exciting new course soon!
For NRCs who may have projects coming up and require people to complete the implementation course soon, please make sure they enrol before June ends.
Best regards,
SNOMED International Education Team

Dear ELAG members and observers of the group,

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on Monday, for the April 2024 SNOMED Business Meeting's E-Learning Advisory Group meeting.

For those of you who were unable to attend, please feel free to watch the recording at ELAG 2024 April Recording.

The presentation for this meeting is also available at ELAG presentation - April 2024 Business Meeting.

If you have any feedback, please feel free to send me an email at isp@snomed.org.

More time in course assessments and exams

One feedback raised by the group was to have more time in course assessments and certification exams, especially for those who first language is not English.

We have made changes to all course assessments and certification exams, now each has an extra hour.

Revised Implementation Course

Thank you to those who have agreed to review aspects of the new implementation course.

Kath will be in touch will more details in regard to review process.

Any questions, please reach out to Kath kpr@snomed.org.

Kind regards,
Ian Spiers

Dear E-Learning Advisory Group members,

The April Business Meeting in London is fast approaching, if you have not registered please see April 2024 Business MeetingsPlease note that registration is NOT required for online-only participants.

ELAG will be meeting in person and online via Zoom on Monday 15th April at 13:30-17:00 BST (12:30-16:00 UTC) via the ELAG Zoom link.


Member Education Reports

To prepare for the meeting, we would appreciate each ELAG representative taking the time to fill out the Google form (Member Education Report).

Thank you to those who have already responded, we appreciate your responses.

This form allows you to provide a brief education member report for your member country which will be discussed during the meeting.

Please complete the form before Friday, March 29th 2024 - this will enable us to prepare the ELAG presentation for the meeting.

Please also review the agenda for the April ELAG meeting which is published at 2024-04-15 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom).


Information on October Expo 2024

The call for abstracts for the Expo has also gone out with the deadline of April 24th for submissions. The Expo will be held 24th and 25th October 2024, as a hybrid event. For those attending in person the location is Seoul.

If you have any questions, please let me know at isp@snomed.org or elearning@snomed.org.


Kind regards,

Ian Spiers

Dear E-Learning Advisory Group members,

The April Business Meeting in London is fast approaching, if you have not registered please see April 2024 Business MeetingsPlease note that registration is NOT required for online-only participants.

ELAG will be meeting in person and online via Zoom on Monday 15th April at 13:30-17:00 BST (12:30-16:00 UTC) via the ELAG Zoom link.


Member Education Reports

To prepare for the meeting, we would appreciate you taking the time to fill out the Google form.

This form allows you to provide a brief education member report for your member country which will be discussed during the meeting.

Please complete the form before Friday, March 29th 2024 - this will enable us to prepare the ELAG presentation for the meeting.

Please also review the agenda for the April ELAG meeting which is published at 2024-04-15 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom).


Information on October Expo 2024

The call for abstracts for the Expo has also gone out with the deadline of April 24th for submissions. The Expo will be held 24th and 25th October 2024, as a hybrid event. For those attending in person the location is Seoul.

If you have any questions, please let me know at isp@snomed.org or elearning@snomed.org.


Kind regards,

Ian Spiers

April Business Meetings 2024

Dear ELAG members

The schedule for the April 2024 Business Meetings has now been finalised. The meetings are being run as a hybrid event and registration for those attending in person is now open. Further information is available via the link in this blog post.

The ELAG will hold a hybrid meeting on Monday 15th April at 13:30-17:00 BST (12:30-16:00 UTC). There will be a 30 minute break at 15:00-15:30 BST (14:00-14:30 UTC).

If you plan to attend in person for this or other meetings, please complete the registration form.

Please note that registration is NOT required for online-only participants.

Best wishes

Ian Spiers

Hi All,

Thank you very much for your input at the ELAG meeting regarding the new implementation course and to those of you who have volunteered to review the new implementation course.

We are going to split the reviews into sections following the proposed structure of the new implementation course.

First review stage to cover the first two modules

Second review stage - ‘General implementation and Customization’ modules

Third review stage - ‘EHR Implementation Principles’ modules

Fourth review stage - ‘Extension Management’ modules

As there are different stages we will divide those of you who have volunteered across the review stages.

We will be in touch at a time when each review stage is ready. (Some of you will already have been contacted regarding the first review stage.)

Many thanks again for your help and we look forward to receiving your comments.

Please let us know if you would also like to volunteer to review the new implementation course. This can be done by commenting on this blog on confluence.

Many thanks,

Kath Priest

Dear ELAG members and observers of the group,

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on Monday, for the October 2023 SNOMED Business Meeting's E-Learning Advisory Group meeting.

For those of you who were unable to attend, please feel free to watch the recording or view the presentations for this meeting 2023-10-23 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom).

Here is also a link to the two resources - the Starter Tutorial and Education Resources Guide - that are freely available for anyone to view.


Unfortunately, we did not manage to cover all the great work the Implementation Support team is doing, but if you have any questions, please reach out to Anne (arh@snomed.org).

There were more detailed recordings on some aspects during the meetings, please see the following in the Events portal SNOMED CT Expo 2023 Zoom Events

SNOMED Implementation Support, Extension Management and the Simplex Toolkit, Wednesday Oct 25, 2023, 02:00 - 03:30 PM

Leveraging the Postcoordination Guide and Snowstorm Reference Implementation, , Thursday Oct 26, 2023, 05:00 - 05:30 PM

SNOMED CT and the Information Model for new implementers, Thursday Oct 26, 2023, 06:30 - 08:00 PM

Empowering SNOMED CT implementations through the Expression Constraint Language, Friday Oct 27, 2023, 03:30 - 05:30 PM

Also, general introductions to SNOMED CT

SNOMED CT Quick Start, Thursday Oct 26, 2023, 01:00 - 02:00 PM

Introduction to SNOMED CT, Thursday Oct 26, 2023, 03:30 - 05:30 PM

Note, all these recorded presentations will be available on the SNOMED International Youtube channel once the events portal is closed after a few months.


For anyone that has kindly offered to be part of the review process for the new implementation course modules, Kath (kpr@snomed.org) will be in touch directly.


Thank you all for your contributions, i think the meeting was a great success.

Best wishes

Ian

Dear ELAG members,

Please see the following links for the SNOMED International's October 2023 events.

October 2023 Business Meeting

October 2023 Business Meetings Schedule

October 2023 Business Meetings & SNOMED CT Expo 2023 Registration

SNOMED CT Expo 2023 Program

We look forward to meeting you on the ELAG meeting.

The ELAG meeting is scheduled for Monday 23rd October at 13:30-17:00 EDT Atlantan local time. This is 17:30-21:00 UTC for those attending virtually. 

There will be a break in the meeting, 15:00-15:30 EDT Atlantan local time.

Agenda and zoom details are available on confluence, 2023-10-23 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom)

Best wishes

Ian

Dear ELAG Members

We have now created two resources - the Starter Tutorial and Education Resources Guide - that are freely available for anyone to view.

The SNOMED CT Starter Tutorial provides an overview of the basics of SNOMED CT:

  • What is SNOMED CT?
  • Why is SNOMED CT needed?
  • The scope of SNOMED CT
  • SNOMED CT usage
  • Benefits of SNOMED CT
  • SNOMED International

The SNOMED CT Education Resources Guide provides details of educational material that cover a range of topics related to this important healthcare terminology:

  • SNOMED International Website
  • SNOMED E-Learning Courses and Certifications
  • SNOMED E-Learning Pathways
  • Presentation Library
  • SNOMED Documentation Library
  • Implementation Support Portal
  • SNOMED CT Expo Presentations

The aim of these resources is to provide key information for anyone starting or continuing there SNOMED CT educational journey.

Best wishes

Ian



Hi ELAG members,

Please see the following links for the SNOMED International's October 2023 events.

October 2023 Business Meeting

October 2023 Business Meetings Schedule

October 2023 Business Meetings & SNOMED CT Expo 2023 Registration

SNOMED CT Expo 2023 Program

Booking accommodation if you are coming to Atlanta (details can be found on our website).

The ELAG meeting is scheduled for Monday 23rd October at 13:30-17:00 EDT Atlantan local time. This is 17:30-21:00 UTC for those attending virtually. 

Best wishes,

Ian

Dear ELAG members and observers of the group,

As discussed at the meeting, we will welcome ELAG members to give feedback on our proposal for a revised implementation course. 

Please answer the questions in the following form by May 12th 2023.

Many thanks in advance for your feedback.

Best wishes

Ian


Abstract submission deadline extended to May 2

What's better than attending an exciting conference? Being part of it! Submit an abstract for an oral presentation or an e-poster to see your name on the program at this year's SNOMED CT Expo. In addition to being an excellent professional development opportunity, you'll be a part of the ever-expanding SNOMED CT global community, which thrives when users share their knowledge and expertise.

Check out snomedexpo.org for the guidelines and submit yours by May 2

The details 

Submissions must focus on using the clinical terminology in a product, service or research context across one of the four program streams: 

  • Enhancing Clinical Practice and Outcomes
  • Terminology Leading Practices
  • Demonstrating Implementation Excellence
  • Advances in Research and Innovation

Key dates

  • New submission deadline: May 2, 2023
  • Submitters notified: May 29, 2023
  • Conference: October 26-27, 2023 

Dear ELAG members and observers of the group,

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on Monday, for the April 2023 SNOMED Business Meeting's E-Learning Advisory Group meeting.

For those of you who were unable to attend, please feel free to watch the recording at ELAG - 3rd April 2023.

The presentation for this meeting is also available at ELAG presentation - April Business Meeting.

If you have any feedback, please feel free to send me an email at isp@snomed.org.

Revised Implementation Course

As discussed at the meeting, we will welcome ELAG members to give feedback on our proposal for a revised implementation course. We will post shortly a link to allow you to answer questions on the proposal.

We hope you enjoyed the meeting and thank you for your continual invaluable support.

Kind regards,
Ian Spiers

Dear E-Learning Advisory Group members,

The April Business Meeting is fast approaching, if you have not registered please see April 2023 Business MeetingsPlease note that registration is NOT required for online-only participants.

ELAG will be meeting in person and online via Zoom on Monday 3rd April from 13:30 to 17:00 BST (12:30 to 16:00 UTC) via the ELAG Zoom link.

To prepare for the meeting, we would appreciate you taking the time to fill out this form : https://forms.gle/fnfB8k4wAxtY33Zc8

This form allows you to provide a brief education member report for your member country which will be discussed during the meeting.

Please complete the form before Friday, March 24th 2023 - this will enable us to prepare the ELAG presentation for the meeting.

Thank you for those who have already responded.

Please also review the agenda for the April ELAG meeting which is published at 2023-04-03 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom)

The call for abstracts for the Expo has also gone out with the deadline of April 17th for submissions. The Expo will be held 26th and 27th October 2023, as a hybrid event. For those attending in person the location is Atlanta, USA. 

If you have any questions, please let me know at isp@snomed.org or elearning@snomed.org.

Kind regards,

Ian Spiers

Dear E-Learning Advisory Group members,

The April Business Meeting is fast approaching, if you have not registered please see April 2023 Business Meetings. Please note that registration is NOT required for online-only participants.

ELAG will be meeting in person and online via Zoom on Monday 3rd April from 13:30 to 17:00 BST (12:30 to 16:00 UTC) via the ELAG Zoom link.

To prepare for the meeting, we would appreciate you taking the time to fill out this form : https://forms.gle/fnfB8k4wAxtY33Zc8

This form allows you to provide a brief education member report for your member country which will be discussed during the meeting.

Please complete the form before Friday, March 24th 2023 - this will enable us to prepare the ELAG presentation for the meeting.

Please also review the agenda for the April ELAG meeting which is published at 2023-04-03 ELAG Hybrid Meeting (via Zoom)

The call for abstracts for the Expo has also gone out with the deadline of April 17th for submissions. The Expo will be held 26th and 27th October 2023, as a hybrid event. For those attending in person the location is Atlanta, USA. 

If you have any questions, please let me know at isp@snomed.org or elearning@snomed.org.

Kind regards,

Ian Spiers