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Allied health clinical support activity—activity type, code A[AA]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAllied health clinical support activity type
METeOR identifier:Help on this term705741
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

The specific type of activity undertaken by the allied health service provider completing the allied health clinical support activity, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Allied health clinical support activity—activity type

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termA[AA]
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
CSMClinical services management activity
TTTeaching and training activity
RResearch activity

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Allied Health Professions Australia

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Allied health clinical support activity, including clinical service management (CSM), teaching and training (TT) and research (R) should be recorded as totals for each allied health service provider for each activity type for each day.

Teaching and Training (TT) activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • imparting of knowledge, skills and clinical competency to undergraduate students
  • imparting of knowledge, skills and clinical competency to postgraduate students
  • imparting of knowledge, skills and clinical competency to practitioners within one’s own discipline
  • imparting of knowledge, skills and clinical competency to practitioners from another discipline
  • allied health clinical placement co-ordination
  • travel specifically associated with teaching and training activities
  • preparation and delivery of formal in-services, lectures, tutorials or seminars
  • Allied Health Assistant vocational education and training program - participation in and supervision of students involved in

Supervision of staff in the form of professional development, whereby they are not involved in a structured program, should be regarded as Clinical Service Management.

Attending in-services, lectures, seminars and conferences or any other means of receiving teaching and training is professional development and is classified as clinical services management.

Research (R) activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • research activities
  • travel specifically associated with research activities

Activities such as a literature review for quality improvement would be considered CSM, whereas a formally constructed research project approved by a research committee or equivalent body.

 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Allied Health Professions Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Allied health non-individual patient attributable and clinical support activity NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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