Appointment—session type, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment session type code
Synonymous names:APP_SESSION_TYPE_CODE
METeOR identifier:558800
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:The code that distinguishes between appointments for individuals, groups and non-client events.
Data Element Concept:Appointment—session type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAA
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
GRPGroup
INDIndividual
NCENon-client event
Supplementary values:
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This data element is used to determine a non-admitted patient service event.

The following codes are in-scope for this purpose:

Code    Label
GRP Group
IND Individual

A non-client event does not have a patient present and is therefore not a non-admitted patient service event.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Is used in the formation of Appointment—group session indicator, yes/no code N WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Has been superseded by Appointment—session type, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015