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Individual service provider—profession identifier, X[X(12)]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProvider's profession identifier
Synonymous names:Help on this termProfession number
METeOR identifier:Help on this term523955
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

An identifier allocated to the profession of an individual service provider by the profession's registration body, as represented by a combination of numeric and/or alphabetic characters.

Data Element Concept:Individual service provider—profession identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termX[X(12)]
Maximum character length:Help on this term13

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe identifier is allocated to the health professional by the profession’s registration body.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Rules and structure of this identifier vary within professional registration organisations and this flexibility should be catered for.

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

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See also Individual service provider—provider registration sequence number, identifier NNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Healthcare identification occupation cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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