Health professional

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Object Class
METeOR identifier:268985
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:A 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:Service/care provider

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Health professionals include medical practitioners, nursing professionals, dental practitioners, pharmacists, physiotherapists and podiatrists.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:

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