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Registered health professional—principal role

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375555
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 10/12/2009
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The role in which the health professional spent the most time, in the week before registration.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Registered health professional
Definition:Help on this termA person who is listed as a health professional during the reference period with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Bill.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care provider

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Registered health professionals include

  • chiropractors
  • dental hygienists
  • dental prosthetists
  • dental therapists
  • dentists
  • medical practitioners
  • midwives
  • nurses - enrolled
  • nurses - registered
  • nurse practitioners
  • optometrists
  • osteopaths
  • pharmacists
  • physiotherapists
  • podiatrists
  • psychologists.

 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Principal role
Definition:Help on this termA descriptor of the role to which the most time is devoted.
Property group:Help on this termLabour characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The registered health professional may be employed or self-employed. 

Collection methods:Help on this term

Registered health professionals on leave at the time of registration are asked to report their usual principal role.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person—seen by three or more health professionals in the preceding 12 months indicator, yes/no code N National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Registered health professional—principal role, health profession code N Health, Standard 10/12/2009

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