Appointment—appointment priority, code AAA

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Appointment priority code
Synonymous names:APP_PRIORITY_CODE
METeOR identifier:663201
Registration status:WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017
Definition:

The code that represents the urgency of a requested appointment.

Data Element Concept:Appointment—priority

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:AAA
Maximum character length:3
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
AWTAwaiting triage
NURNot urgent
SEMSemi-urgent
URGUrgent
Supplementary values:
NSPNot specified
UNKUnknown

Data element attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Appointment—priority, 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