Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement time, hhmm

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Emergency department time of commencement of service event
METeOR identifier:313806
Registration status:Health, Superseded 22/12/2009
Definition:
The time at 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 time

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Time
Data type:Date/Time
Format:hhmm
Maximum character length:4

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:ISO 8601:2000 : Data elements and interchange formats - Information interchange - Representation of dates and times

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 time of triage is recorded separately. The commencement of a service event does not include contact associated with triage.
Collection methods:

Collected in conjunction with non-admitted patient emergency department service episode service commencement date.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Health service event—service commencement time, hhmm Health, Superseded 07/12/2005

Has been superseded by Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service commencement time, hhmm Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 24/03/2006

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS Health, Superseded 23/10/2006

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Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2007-08 Health, Superseded 05/02/2008

DSS specific attributes +

Non-admitted patient emergency department care NMDS 2008-10 Health, Superseded 22/12/2009

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