Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement date, DDMMYYYY
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Emergency department date of commencement of service event|
|Definition:||The date on which a non-admitted patient emergency department service event commences.|
|Context:||Emergency Department care|
|Data Element Concept:||Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement date|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||8|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||In an Emergency Department the service event commences when the medical officer (or, if no medical officer is on duty in the Emergency Department, a treating nurse) provides treatment or diagnostic service. The date of triage is recorded separately. The commencement of a service event does not include contact associated with triage.|
Collected in conjunction with non-admitted patient emergency department service commencement time.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Health service event—service commencement date, DDMMYYYY
Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement date, DDMMYYYY
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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