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Antenatal care visit

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term461257
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/10/2011
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termAn intentional encounter between a pregnant woman and a midwife or doctor to assess and improve maternal and fetal well-being throughout pregnancy and prior to labour.
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An antenatal care visit may occur in the following clinical settings:

  • antenatal outpatients clinic
  • specialist outpatient clinic
  • general practitioner surgery
  • obstetrician private room
  • community health centre
  • rural and remote health clinic
  • independent midwife practice setting including home of pregnant female

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit
Reference documents:Help on this termCPIU (Clinical Practice Improvement Unit) 2006. 3Centre consensus guidelines on antenatal care. Melbourne:3Centres Collaboration.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Antenatal care visit Health, Standardisation pending 23/08/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Expected setting for an antenatal care visit Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Female—number of antenatal care visits Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016

Female—number of antenatal care visits Health, Standard 02/08/2017
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Female—number of antenatal care visits, total N[N] Health, Standard 02/08/2017
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Female—number of antenatal care visits, total N[N] Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016

Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018

Indigenous primary health care: PI13a-Number of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018

Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2013 Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Indigenous, Archived 21/11/2013

Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2014 Health, Superseded 13/03/2015
Indigenous, Archived 13/03/2015

Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Indigenous, Archived 20/01/2017

Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018

Indigenous primary health care: PI13b-Proportion of regular clients who had their first antenatal care visit within specified periods, 2015-2017 Health, Superseded 17/10/2018
Indigenous, Archived 17/10/2018

Maternity model of care NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Maternity model of care—expected setting for an antenatal care visit Health, Standard 14/05/2015

Maternity model of care—expected setting for an antenatal care visit, code N[N] Health, Standard 14/05/2015

National Health Performance Authority Healthy Communities: Percentage of women who gave birth and had at least one antenatal visit in the first trimester, 2010–2011 National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Number of antenatal care visits Health, Standard 02/08/2017
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

Number of antenatal care visits Health, Superseded 02/08/2017
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 20/12/2016

Perinatal DSS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

Perinatal DSS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

Perinatal NBEDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 05/10/2016

Perinatal NBEDS 2017-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Perinatal NBEDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 02/08/2017

Perinatal NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

Perinatal NMDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 02/08/2017

Perinatal NMDS 2018-19 Health, Standard 02/08/2017
ACT Health, Final 14/08/2018

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