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Health professional

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termObject Class
METeOR identifier:Help on this term268985
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termA person whose primary employment role is to diagnose and treat physical and mental illnesses and conditions or recommend, administer, dispense and develop medications and treatment to promote or restore good health.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care provider

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termHealth professionals include medical practitioners, nursing professionals, dental practitioners, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralia Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 1997. Australian Standard Classification of Occupations, 2nd ed. Cat. no. 1220.0. Canberra: ABS

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Health professional—area of clinical practice (principal) Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Health professional—establishment type (employment) Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Health professional—hours worked Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Health professional—labour force status Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Health professional—occupation Health, Standard 01/03/2005

Health professional—principal role Health, Standard 01/03/2005

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