Provider registration cluster
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 05/10/2016|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Provider registration cluster includes data elements that define information on the registration of individual service providers.
Collection and usage attributes
The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme (NRAS) for health practitioners regulates the following professions: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice; Chinese medicine; chiropractic; dental practice; medicine; medical radiation practice; nursing and midwifery; occupational therapy; optometry; osteopathy; pharmacy; physiotherapy; podiatry and psychology.
Each profession has a National Board which regulates the profession, registers practitioners and develops standards, codes and guidelines for the profession.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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