Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency registration number AAAN(10)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:512050
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014
Definition:A combination of three leading alpha characters followed by ten numeric characters, that identify an entity.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Identifier
Data type:String
Format:AAAN(10)
Maximum character length:13

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:The 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.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

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