SNOMED CT-AU is the Australian extension to SNOMED CT, and includes the international resources along with all Australian-developed terminology for use in Australian health care settings.

Tip: If your site uses Adverse Reactions, update SNOMED CT-AU every six months.
To update SNOMED CT-AU:
  1. Delete any old SNOMED CT-AU release bundle files.
  2. Get the release bundle file from the Communicare User Portal - Help and Support:
    1. Log on to Communicare User Portal with your username and password (register online if you do not have these).
    2. On the Help and Support tab, in the SNOMED tile, click Download. An archive file is downloaded to the Downloads folder on your computer.
  3. Import the release bundle file:
    1. On a workstation with Communicare installed, run SNOMED CT Import. Select File > Reference Tables > Import SNOMED CT Data.
    2. Select the downloaded SNOMED CT-AU release bundle file in your Downloads folder.
    3. Click Start to begin the import process.
      Note: Do not use your computer for other tasks until the import is complete.

If you are unsure about any of the above steps, contact Communicare Support.