Electronic communication medium code N[N]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
Indigenous, Endorsed 16/10/2017
A code set representing types of electronic communication mechanisms.
|Maximum character length:||2|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 1 Telephone (excluding mobile telephone)
Includes the telephone number and area code. This is usually recorded without spaces, although it may be displayed with spaces. A country code must be added if this field is to include international numbers.
CODE 2 Mobile (cellular) telephone
Includes the telephone number and area code. This is usually recorded without spaces, although it may be displayed with spaces. This is a special type of phone number often used for purposes different to those for which a conventional phone number is used. This number may be used for SMS-based automated communications.
CODE 3 Facsimile machine
Includes the telephone number and area code to be used to send facsimile communications to this individual or organisation.
CODE 4 Pager
Includes the number and details required for pager communication with an individual.
CODE 5 Email
Includes the email address of the individual or organisation.
CODE 6 Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)
Includes the social networking page identifier or website address.
CODE 7 Instant messaging
Includes voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or Skype addresses.
CODE 8 Teletypewriter
Includes electronic communication media used by the blind and deaf community.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Electronic communication medium code N Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Indigenous, Archived 16/10/2017, Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2005
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Address—electronic communication medium, code N[N] Health, Standard 05/10/2016