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Registered health professional—Health practitioner registration number

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term511974
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014
Commonwealth Department of Health, Proposed 28/10/2016
Definition:Help on this termA unique identifier for a health practitioner authorised to practice in Australia.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Registered health professional
Definition:Help on this termA person who is listed as a health professional during the reference period with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulatory Agency under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Bill.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService/care provider

Collection and usage attributes

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Registered health professionals include

  • chiropractors
  • dental hygienists
  • dental prosthetists
  • dental therapists
  • dentists
  • medical practitioners
  • midwives
  • nurses - enrolled
  • nurses - registered
  • nurse practitioners
  • optometrists
  • osteopaths
  • pharmacists
  • physiotherapists
  • podiatrists
  • psychologists.


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Health practitioner registration number
Definition:Help on this termA unique number assigned to a health practitioner when registered to practice by a governing authority.

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Registered health professional—Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration number, AAAN(10) WA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014

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