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Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termObject Class
METeOR identifier:Help on this term474114
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe treatment or care between when a patient presents at an emergency department and when the non-admitted patient emergency department clinical care ends.
Context:Help on this termEmergency department care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Includes patients who do not wait for treatment once registered or triaged, and those who are dead on arrival.

Both a non-admitted patient emergency department service episode and an admitted patient episode of care should be recorded for patients who subsequently undergo a formal admission. The end of the non-admitted patient emergency department service episode should indicate the commencement of the admitted episode of care, if applicable.

A non-admitted patient emergency department service episode ends when either the patient is admitted or, if the patient is not to be admitted, when the patient's emergency department non-admitted clinical care is recorded as completed, or when they are recorded as having left at their own risk.

Comments:Help on this termThis metadata item has been defined to support the national minimum data set for Non-admitted patient emergency department care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational reference group for non-admitted patient data development, 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode Health, Superseded 30/01/2012

Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:Help on this term

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement date Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—clinical care commencement time Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end date Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end status Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—episode end time Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service episode length Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Draft 14/09/2012
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—service episode length Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Standard 06/09/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Superseded 05/10/2016
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 08/12/2016
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012
National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage category Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage date Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Non-admitted patient emergency department service episode—triage time Health, Standard 30/01/2012
Tasmanian Health, Final 02/07/2014
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012

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