A number of short demonstrations are available which will take you through each component, step by step, in an easy to understand screen capture including a voice over and readable captions.
You can access the demonstrations from the help pages, they are indicated by this icon .
Please note that the information contained in the demonstrations was correct at the time of publication.
If you are not familiar with the NHS Data Model and Dictionary, it is recommended that you proceed through the demonstrations in the following order.
The subjects covered are:
At the end of each demonstration, you can choose where you want to go next, you can either:
Once you have completed the demonstrations, there are two quizzes to check your understanding of the help pages and the navigation options:
The content of these demonstrations is for training purposes only and therefore may not match the current content of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.
Please refer to the Main Menu for the latest version of the NHS Data Model and Dictionary.
There are also presentations for:
How to use the Demonstrations
The Playback Control bar appears at the bottom of every page. Titles for the controls will appear when you hover over them.
The controls are explained below:
This control allows you to rewind back to the beginning of the demonstration
Play / Pause:
This control allows you to play or pause a demonstration
This control allows you to 'rewind' a demonstration at specific intervals
This control allows you to go forward in a demonstration at specific intervals
This control allows you to fast forward through the demonstration
Audio On / Off:
This control allows you to turn the audio on or off
If you do not have access to a PC with sound then you can view the closed caption by clicking on the CC button.
you will need flash player to view these demonstrations. If you do not have flash player, contact your organisation's technical support or e-Learning lead for further information.
if you have problems viewing the demonstrations (i.e. screen size), contact your organisation's technical support or e-Learning lead for advice.
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NHS Data Model and Dictionary Content
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If you need help using the NHS Data Model and Dictionary, access the Help pages.