Starting Snomed

A Beginner's Guide to the Snomed CT Healthcare Terminology

Further Learning

If you are planning to implement Snomed or write new content either at a local, national or international level, there are Snomed educational and training resources which are produced for users in the UK, US, Australia and India by local organisations.

UK resources

USA resources

Australia Resources

Indian Resources

Snomed International owns and develops Snomed CT on behalf of its member countries. Its website ( contains information and technical documents for Snomed users as well as offering free e-learning courses at all levels.

There is a continually updated list of national resources kept on the Snomed website.

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