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Basic Training in Complete Current Procedural Terminology for South Africa

Please note that Basic CCSA is now available online.

This course is aimed at Clinical Coders and Case Managers; those seeking a career in Clinical Coding or Case Management

The course consists of one day of lectures and a 6-week distance learning assignment.

Entry requirements: NQF 4: Communications, Mathematical Literacy

Course fee is R 3 420

Course Content: 

  • Background to CPT and CCSA
  • CCSA coding fundamentals
  • Rules of bundling
  • Combination coding in CCSA
  • Unlisted procedure codes
  • Discipline specific coding, pertaining to the:
  • Musculoskeletal and Nervous Systems
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Modifiers in CCSA
  • Coding of laparoscopic procedures
  • Practical applications
  • Use of the PHISC CCSA Coding Standards

Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants on successful completion of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za. Group bookings of a minimum of 12 participants can be arranged on request. 

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.