Nursing Practice Information Infastructure

Terminology: SNOMED CT

Page last updated June 5, 2007


Core terminology that provides a common language that enables a consistent way of capturing, sharing and aggregating health data across specialties and sites of care.

Contact Information

For Nursing Content:
Cynthia Lundberg, RN, BSN
Terminology Manager, Nursing
SNOMED International
College of American Pathologists
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093
Phone: 1-800-323-4040, ext. 7673
or 847-832-7673 Fax: 847-832-8683

Latest Version
January, 2007

Number of Nursing Terms
Over 308,000 health care concepts with unique meanings and formal logic-based definitions organized into hierarchies. Includes concept from NANDA, NIC, NOC, PNDS, Omaha System and CCC.

Relationship of SNOMED CT to Other ANA Recognized Terminologies and Data Element Sets
Includes concept level terms from NANDA, NIC, NOC, PNDS, Omaha, CCC

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Relationship to Related National Initiatives
Recognized by NCVHS and CHI as acceptable standard for federal PMRI effort