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Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration number AAAN(10)

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term512050
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014
Definition:Help on this termA combination of three leading alpha characters followed by ten numeric characters, that identify an entity.

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Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termAAAN(10)
Maximum character length:Help on this term13

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe leading alpha characters of this identifier indicate the health profession of the practitioner. For example, MED indicates medical practitioner while NMW indicates a Nurse or Midwife. One individual may have more than one AHPRA number i.e. a person who is currently registered with AHPRA as both a Nurse and a Midwife will have two NMW identifiers for each of their professions.

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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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