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Person with cancer—care coordinator assignment indicator, yes/no/pending code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termCare coordinator assignment indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term467848
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 04/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a care coordinator has been assigned to the person with cancer, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—care coordinator assignment indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
3Pending

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 2   No

This code should be recorded when a care coordinator will not be assigned for treatment of the current cancer.

CODE 3   Pending

This code should be recorded when a care coordinator is yet to be assigned but will be in the course of treatment for the current cancer

Record the appropriate code indicating whether a care coordinator has been assigned to a person with cancer. A care coordinator may be assigned to a patient through treatment and/or follow-up care.

The role of a care coordinator is to achieve continuity of care for patients and to ensure that care is delivered in a timely, logical and connected fashion so that the medical and personal needs of the patient are met.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from patient medical records and multidisciplinary team meetings.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Adolescent and young adult cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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