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Provider professional board cluster

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term522898
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Provider professional board cluster includes data elements that define information on the name of the organisation that manages the registration of the individual service provider and the provider's identifier number.

In Australia the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and National Boards are responsible for regulating the following health professions: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners, Chinese medicine practitioners, chiropractors, dental practitioners, medical practitioners, medical radiation practitioners, nurses and midwives, occupational therapists, optometrists, osteopaths, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, and psychologists.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency 2015.  What we do. Viewed 3 September 2015,

Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.

Relational attributes

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Healthcare provider qualification and registration cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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1Individual service provider—registration board of healthcare provider, text X[X(19)]Mandatory99
2Individual service provider—healthcare individual provider identifier, X[X(19)]Mandatory99
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