Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Behaviour-related risk factor intervention
METeOR identifier:696232
Registration status:Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Definition:

The intervention within an episode of care taken to modify or manage a patient's behaviour-related risk factor(s), as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:NN
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
01No intervention
02Information and education (not including written regimen)
03Counselling
04Pharmacotherapy
05Referral provided to a health professional
06Referral to a community program, support group or service
07Written regimen provided
08Surgery
98Other
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately defined

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 01     No intervention

Refers to no intervention taken with regard to the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 02     Information and education (not including written regimen)

Refers to where there is no treatment provided to the patient for a behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose other than information and education.

CODE 03     Counselling

Refers to any method of individual or group counselling directed towards the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose. This code excludes counselling activities that are part of referral options as defined in code 05 and 06.

CODE 04     Pharmacotherapy

Refers to pharmacotherapies that are prescribed or recommended for the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 05     Referral provided to a health professional

Refers to a referral to a health professional who has the expertise to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 06     Referral to a community program, support group or service

Refers to a referral to community program, support group or service that has the expertise and resources to assist the patient manage the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 07     Written regimen provided

Refers to the provision of a written regimen (nutrition plan, exercise prescription, smoking contract) given to the patient to assist them with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

CODE 08     Surgery

Refers to a surgical procedure undertaken to assist the patient with the management of the behaviour-related risk factor intervention-purpose.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

More than one code can be recorded.

Comments:

To enable analysis of the interventions within an episode of care, in relation to the outcome of this care, especially when linked to information on risk factors. The recording of Clinician's management interventions is critical information for health service monitoring, planning and patient outcomes. It is a major descriptor of the care provided throughout an episode of care.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Cardiovascular Data Working Group

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Episode of care—behaviour-related risk factor intervention, code NN Health, Superseded 17/10/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Cardiovascular disease (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 17/10/2018