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Allied health service event—interpreter service required indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAllied health interpreter service required indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term705810
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/12/2018
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether an interpreter service is required by a person for the allied health service event, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Allied health service event—interpreter service required indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Includes verbal language, non-verbal language and languages other than English.

CODE 1     Yes

Use this code where interpreter services are required, including sign language.

CODE 2     No

Use this code where interpreter services are not required.

Collection methods:Help on this term

The requirement for an interpreter is mostly collected at the episode level, but for allied health it is useful to collect it at the allied health service event level i.e. some service events for some professions during an episode of care may require an interpreter, while others may not.

Recommended question:

Do you [does the person] require an interpreter?

Yes

No

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 admitted patient care NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Allied health non-admitted patient emergency department NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

Allied health non-admitted patient NBPDS Health, Standard 12/12/2018

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