Appointment—service provider profession, code AAAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment providers profession code
Synonymous names:APP_PROVIDER_PROFESSION_CODE
METeOR identifier:607300
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:

The clinical specialty of the health care provider that is delivering the service to a patient at an appointment, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—service provider profession

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAAA
Maximum character length:4
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
ALLIAllied Health Professional
ANAEAnaesthetist
AUDIAudiologist
CAIDCare Aide
COUNCounsellor
CPSYClinical Psychologist
DENTDentist
DIABDiabetes Educator
DIETDietitian
DOCTDoctor
ENUREnrolled Nurse
GENPGeneral Practitioner
HLIAHealth Liaison Officer
HLNKHomelink
HPOFHealth Promotion Officer
HWRKHealth Worker
MDISMultidisciplinary
MEDIMedical Officer
MIDWMidwife (non-nurse)
NURPNurse Practitioner
NURSNurse
OCCUOccupational Therapist
ONCOOncologist
ORTHOrthoptics
PAEDPaediatrician
PASTPastoral Care
PHARPharmacist
PHYSPhysiotherapist
PODIPodiatrist
PROSProsthetics and Orthotics
PSYCPsychologist
RITHRehabilitation in the Home
RNURRegistered Nurse
RRADRapid Response Allied Discharge Team
SOCCSenior Occupational Therapist
SOCWSocial Worker
SPCHSpeech Pathologist
SWATSocial Work Assessment Team
THASTherapy Assistant
VOLUVolunteer
Supplementary values:
UNKNUnknown

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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

All codes in the value domain are in the scope of a non-admitted service event, with the exception of PAST (Pastoral Care). 

 

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Appointment—service provider profession, code AAA WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2016-17 WA Health, Endorsed 30/05/2017