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Individual service provider—specialty name, code (ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.2) N[NNN]{NN}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termProvider's specialty name
METeOR identifier:Help on this term524585
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/10/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The name of a health specialty recognised by a specialist college and practiced by an individual service provider, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Individual service provider—specialty name

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN]{NN}
Maximum character length:Help on this term6

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Display the description of the profession with or without the code as appropriate.

Specialty (field of practice) is collected for the purpose of unambiguous identification and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all fields of practice and/or speciality work areas or roles.

ANZSCO codes are used as a proxy for profession/specialty.

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 registration cluster Health, Standard 05/10/2016

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