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Appointment—appointment attendance, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAppointment attendance code
Synonymous names:Help on this termAPP_ATTENDANCE_CODE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term497008
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe code that distinguishes between appointments where the patient attends and those where the patient is not present.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Appointment—attendance
METeOR identifier:Help on this term510108
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 20/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe presence of a patient at an appointment.
Object class:Help on this termAppointment
Property:Help on this termAppointment attendance

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Appointment attendance code AAA
METeOR identifier:Help on this term497006
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termA set of alphabetic characters that identifies when a patient attends an appointment and when the patient is not present.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAA
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
ATTAttended
DNADid not attend
DNWDid not wait to be seen
NCENon-client event
Supplementary values:Help on this term
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event

The following types of attendances are in scope of a service event:

 

Code Label
ATT Attended
UNK Unknown

 

The remaining attendance codes represent appointments where the patient is not present and thus they do not satisfy the criteria for a non-admitted patient service event:

 

Code Label
DNA Did not attend
DNW Did not wait to be seen
NCE Non-client event
NSP Not specified

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Appointment—appointment attendance, (derived) code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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