Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
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.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency 2015. What we do. Viewed 3 September 2015, http://www.ahpra.gov.au/About-AHPRA/What-We-Do.aspx.
Standards Australia 2014. AS 4846:2014 Person and provider identification in healthcare. Sydney: Standards Australia.
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Healthcare provider qualification and registration cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016