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Individual service provider—country of employment in registered profession, Australia/other country code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProvider's country of employment in registered profession
METeOR identifier:Help on this term523555
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The country in which an individual service provider is practising in their profession, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Individual service provider—country of employment in registered profession

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Australia
2Other country
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Australia

The definition of Australia is based on the Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC). It includes Australia, Norfolk Island and Australian External Territories n.f.d.

CODE 2   Other country

This includes all countries in the Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC) not included in Code 1 above.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Where a health care professional is practising in both Australia and another country, Code 1 should be recorded.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

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

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Provider place of practice cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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