Appointment—service provider profession, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment providers profession code
Synonymous names:APP_PROVIDER_PROFESSION_CODE
METeOR identifier:501244
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:The clinical specialty of the health care provider that is delivering the service to a patient at an appointment, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—service provider profession

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAA
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
AUDAudiologist
CARCardiology
CPSClinical Psychologist
CTSCardiothoracic
DENDentist
DERDermatology
DIADiabetes Educator
DITDietitian
ENDEndocrinology
ENTEar Nose Throat
ENUEnrolled Nurse
GASGastroenterology
GENGenetics
GERGerontology
GESGeneral Surgery
GPMGeneral Medicine
GPRGeneral Practitioner
GYNGynaecology
GYOGynae Oncologist
HAEHaematology
HLOHealth Liaison Officer
HPOHealth Promotion Officer
HWKHealth Worker
HYPHyperbaric Medicine
IMAImmunology and Allergy
IMMImmunology
INFInfectious Medicine
INVIn Vitro
LTSLiver Transplant
MATMaternal Medicine
MEDMedical Officer
MDWMidwife (Non Nurse)
NUPNurse Practitioner
MICMicrobiology
NEONeonatology
NEPNephrology Dialysis
NESNeurosurgery
NEUNeurology
NSPNot Specified
NUCNuclear Medicine
NURNurse
OBSObstetrics
OCCOccupational Therapist
ONCOncologist
OPHOphthalmology
ORAOral Surgery
ORPOrthoptics
ORTOrthopaedics
OTOOtolaryngology
PAEPaediatric Medicine
PAIPain Management
PALPalliative Medicine
PATPathology
PEDPaediatrician
PASPastoral Care
PHAPharmacist
PHSPhysician
PHYPhysiotherapist
PLAPlastic Reconstruction
PODPodiatrist
PROProsthetics and Orthotics
PSGPsychology
PSYPsychiatry
RADRadiology
RAORadiation Oncology
RATRadiotherapy
REHRehabilitation Medicine
RNURegistered Nurse
SOCSocial Worker
SPCSpeech Therapist
THATherapy Assistant
UROUrology
VASVascular
Supplementary values:
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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

All codes in the value domain are in-scope for this purpose, with the exception of PAS (Pastoral Care) and PSY (Psychiatry). 

 

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Appointment—service provider profession, code AAAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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