Healthcare provider qualification and registration cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:522900
Registration status:Health, Standard 05/10/2016
DSS type:Data Element Cluster

The Healthcare provider qualification and registration cluster contains data elements that define the additional information needed to represent a healthcare provider. This includes information about the provider's professional registration, field(s) of practice, any practice limitations and practice details.

This cluster supports the identification of individual healthcare providers in healthcare systems generally, but also supports professional registration. The data elements within the cluster are contained in the practitioners' public register and form part of the unique identification of individual healthcare providers.

This cluster is not intended to be the basis for collecting exhaustive details of registered qualifications or experience.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Healthcare provider organisation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Person and provider identification in healthcare National Best Practice Data Set Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
1Individual service provider—provider's clinically proficient language, code (ASCL 2011) NN{NN}Optional99
2Provider professional board clusterOptional1
3Healthcare identification occupation clusterMandatory1
4Provider academic qualification clusterOptional1
5Provider place of practice clusterOptional1
6Provider registration clusterOptional1
7Provider extensions or restrictions to practice clusterOptional1